Plants all require special soils or substrates to thrive and like lighting. not all substrates are created equal for all plants and not all plants love all substrates. Some plants require the establishment of tap roots and other do not, some like to spread, and some have deep roots requiring different containers, media, and moisture retention. It is important that you choose the right product based on the plants but also the environment. Some widely used products in agriculture are extremely detrimental to the planet and should be used as a last resort. Many new substrates are proving to be a benefit to the planet and production allowing for more tuned in solutions for specific crop types.
Reusing substrates is also becoming more and more common requiring process that maintain the qualities needed for successful production.
There are so many options, and each impacts the overall operations of the facilities as well as environmental impacts in pre- and post-harvest handling. We will walk you through each option and provide full details of their impact so you can make the best decision possible for your area and crop.
New substrate launch coming Aug 2024