Stronger plants & higher production with autonomous growing in Mexico
Autonomous growing is an important development for the greenhouse industry in Mexico. The continuous expansion of companies requires qualified personnel to manage the facilities. With autonomous growing, the management of bigger sites per grower is a reality and it facilitates the best use of resources. Four Mexican growers from Mesa Grande, Sevaga and Bresca/Hortalizas tell about their experiences with autonomous growing and how they optimize and realize their unique crop strategy with Crop Controller by Blue Radix.
Managing the greenhouse from the cloud: opportunities with SaaS!
Many new AI technology, software and hardware solutions are providing a breakthrough in many aspects in the greenhouse sector. But how do you make a wise choice as a greenhouse horticulture entrepreneur and what options do you have? What do you still want to manage in ownership yourself and what does this mean for connecting various technologies in the greenhouse? In this article, Laurens van der Spek, Chief Operations Officer at Blue Radix, tells us more about the opportunities of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service).
Revol Greens partners with Blue Radix to add Autonomous Growing to US greenhouses
Revol Greens, the largest sustainable greenhouse lettuce grower in North America, has chosen Blue Radix to provide technology services to all of Revol’s US-based greenhouses. Blue Radix will offer artificial intelligence technology and services for Revol Green’s daily greenhouse operations including climate control, irrigation, and energy management. Revol Greens’ investment in AI will increase crop yield levels and reduce energy costs, furthering its mission to grow lettuce and greens in a more sustainable way that is better for people and the planet.
Blue Radix and Microsoft collaborate to solve scarcity of crop expertise
Microsoft wrote an article and made a video together with Blue Radix, about solving the increasing scarcity of skilled and experienced growers. Microsoft reached out 3 years ago to Blue Radix to develop a commercial version of an AI-driven solution for autonomous growing. This solidified the partnership and helped develop what would become the commercially available Crop Controller service. Read more on how Microsoft helps Blue Radix in enabling growers and greenhouse entrepreneurs to produce healthy and safe food for the growing world population.
Free personal consulting report on autonomous growing in your greenhouse
Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly important in greenhouses. Smart algorithms, robotics and autonomous growing are therefore rightly getting a lot of attention in the media. But how do you determine what solution fits the challenges of your greenhouse(s) best? How do you make the right choices in the wide range of data solutions in these challenging times? You can now fill in the Quick Scan Autonomous Growing and you’ll receive a free personal consulting report about the applicability and added value in your greenhouse(s).
Stolze & Blue Radix bring Autonomous Growing to Mexican Growers
In July, Stolze Mexico and Blue Radix signed a distribution agreement for a long-term cooperation to bring Autonomous Growing to Mexican horticulture. From 10-14 October a joint team of the companies will visit multiple growers in the regions Queretaro, Guanajuato and Bajio together.
Video | Microsoft promotes collaboration with Blue Radix in international video
In April, an American film crew of 8 flew to the Netherlands to record a video on behalf of Microsoft about Blue Radix. Microsoft is partner of Blue Radix and helps us to ensure a robust, secure and scalable IT-landscape for our worldwide customers. The video was launched on July 19th during the worldwide Microsoft Inspire event for their global partner network. Watch the video here.
“Autonomous growing enables growth of Mexican Greenhouse industry”
Bresca, a tomato producing greenhouse company in Puebla, Mexico, uses Crop Controller to realize autonomous growing. The company that produces tomatoes for Mastronardi Sunset wants to achieve better control over daily operations and improve predictability. Manuel Valdes Lara, partner at the greenhouse company, talks about his experiences and how the AI system adapts to the specific weather conditions in Mexico.
Computable Awards 2022 | Vote for Crop Controller: best digital innovation
Computable, the platform for ICT professionals, will be presenting the Computable Awards for the seventeenth time in a row on 5 October 2022. We are proud to announce that Crop Controller has been nominated in the category best digital innovation – the only company with a nomination focused on innovation in greenhouse horticulture! Do you also want more recognition for the innovative power of greenhouse horticulture? Then vote for Crop Controller. How? Read on.
“Autonomous Growing is helping us to achieve more”
How do you react when new technology is introduced in your field of work? Autonomous Growing is about applying AI to control climate, irrigation, and energy management in greenhouses. How do Crop Consultants see these developments, and new data era? And how does it effect their work?