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Special Invitation: Growers Supply’s CEA School in Dyersville, IA

Growers Supply Technology Center Demonstration GreenhouseAt Growers Supply, we don’t want to simply sell you products. We think it is important to teach customers about the most up-and-coming trends in the agricultural and horticultural communities. Our CEA School will be a three-day, hands-on event that covers fodder production, hydroponics and aquaponics. The first CEA School of 2013 will be held from March 19 to 21.
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Frequently Asked Questions on the NRCS High Tunnel Program

High Tunnel with Roll-Up Ends

As high tunnels grow in popularity for season extension, the USDA is investing in their success. To conduct research on high tunnel production, the NRCS is conducting a program in which they fund farmers’ high tunnels in exchange for three years worth of data on their high tunnel growing. This funding is being sought after by growers all over the country and Growers Supply customers have a variety of questions regarding the program and whether or not they qualify for funding. Here are some of the most popular.

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Hydrate Your Plants: A Guide to Irrigation Systems

While the greater part of the country suffers from the worst drought in recent history, it is more important than ever to consider alternatives to traditional irrigation. There are many advanced technologies in irrigation available to more efficiently and effectively deliver water to plants. Whether you are a greenhouse or field grower, we recommend three main types of irrigation systems: drip tape systems, dripper systems and sprinkler systems.Drip Irrigation System
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