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Sophisticated Homemade Controls For Your Greenhouse

March 19, 2012 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Bob Klebba from Morningwood Farms for a discussion on how to develop automated and affordable greenhouse control systems for your farm or nursery operation. Greenhouse systems can range from simple single-stage line voltage thermostats to multi-stage environmental control systems incorporating other environmental inputs in addition to temperature. However, a programmable home thermostat-based system provides the most of the flexibility in commercial controllers starting at 5 times the price, and it typically will cost only a fraction more than a simple 2-stage line voltage thermostat.
We will discuss how to work with a programmable home thermostat, how to implement the line voltage controls and how to tweak the system for various greenhouse configurations. We will also discuss how a scheduled temperature profile improves plant growth and quality.

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Date:
March 19, 2012
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Morningwood Farm
8910 Domini Rd, Mount Horeb, WI United States

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