January 9, 2019 | 11am - 5pm | Bar 13 @ Perch LA | 448 S. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

Netafim USA | Smart Greenhouse Solutions

Netafim is the world leader in drip irrigation for open field agriculture, landscape and greenhouse applications for the last 55 years. In this session we will present and discuss the most recent innovations associated with automation, fertigation, climate control, runoff disinfection and recycle, and overall agronomical consideration when looking at greenhouse turnkey projects.


sunmaster | Artificial Lighting Capabilities vs. Plant Requirements

SunMaster’s presentation will cover the following topics:

  • Light Energy Explained

  • Plant response to lighting, including micro-mol response, spectral response, and daylight interval

  • Light source options - HPS, Metal Halide, Ceramic Metal Halide, LED

    • Technology breakdown and strengths/weaknesses

    • Initial cost of ownership, total cost of ownership

SunMaster is also offering a special discount exclusive to attendees of Agronomy LA 2019.


Dramm | Selecting the Right Spray Equipment

There are three basic types of chemical application equipment used in greenhouses today: High Volume Hydraulic Sprayer, Targeted Low Volume Sprayers, and Ultra Low Volume Sprayers. Each of these machines has its place in greenhouse chemical application, with unique advantages and disadvantages. By the learning characteristics of each type of equipment, it is easier to choose which is best for you.

Dramm is also offering a special discount exclusive to attendees of Agronomy LA 2019.


Critical Climate | HVAC Design Considerations for Cultivation Facilities

Critical Climate’s presentation will:

  1. Explore the various options to consider when designing a mechanical system for a cultivation facility.

  2. Outline the advantages, disadvantages and cost-benefit of each type of system

  3. Discuss proper load calculating techniques and difference between sensible & latent loads.

  4. Overview the limiting factors that "drive" system design

  5. Take questions in a open forum