Engadget Discusses USA Pavilion and Energy Efficiency

Posted by Amy Storey on May 7, 2015

Ag tech is advancing at an incredible rate. In the midst of dozens of incredible pavilions at this summer's World's Fair, the USA Pavilion stands out with it's incredible design, featuring the world's largest vertical farm.

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Topics: ZipGrow, Industry

USA Pavilion Green Wall Featured on Curbed

Posted by Amy Storey on May 5, 2015

This summer, Milan hosts the 2015 World Fair - and dozens of pavilions built to embody the messages of various countries. This year, the fair's them is "Feed the Planet, Energy for Life". Bright Agrotech is proud to represent America's contribution to this theme with the 7200 square foot green wall on the US Pavilion, designed by James Biber and powered by ZipGrow.

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Topics: ZipGrow, Industry

USA Pavilion on WPR (Wyoming Public Radio)

Posted by Amy Storey on May 5, 2015

The team behind ZipGrow technology is grateful to have the opportunity to represent American innovation at the 2015 World Fair. Learn more about the USA Pavilion in WPR's article, below.

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Topics: ZipGrow, Industry

Meet the Whartons: Taking a Backyard Garden to New Heights

Posted by Rikki Lueck on April 28, 2015

The future belongs to the early adopters.

Almost all of our customers are early adopters. Kate and Brian are no different.

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Topics: Spotlights, ZipGrow

Towers Leaking? Here Are The 3 Most Probable Reasons Why

Posted by Amy Storey on April 10, 2015

"Help! My ZipGrow towers are leaking!"

If you've got towers leaking out the front, there are three probable causes.

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Topics: ZipGrow

ZipGrow at the World's Fair 2015 U.S. Pavilion

Posted by Amy Storey on March 6, 2015

Vertical Farming at the 2015 World's Fair

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Topics: ZipGrow, Industry

Upstart Farmers Growing Strawberries in ZipGrow Towers

Posted by Amy Storey on March 5, 2015

A while ago we published a post on the decline of the strawberry industry.

We predicted that the problems with growing techniques like the use of methyl bromide would drive the industry indoors. Aside from the pesticide problem and the complicated techniques for growing outdoors, there are many reasons to grow strawberries indoors.

Today we're lucky enough to hear from two Upstart Farmers growing strawberries in ZipGrow Towers!

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Topics: ZipGrow

How to Use Wicking Strip

Posted by Amy Storey on November 10, 2014

Why Wicking Strip?

The need for a wicking material was determined when ZipGrow Towers were still in their infancy.

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Topics: ZipGrow

Matrix Media: Productive and Safe

Posted by Chris Michael on July 9, 2014

Why Matrix Media?

There are a lot of different aquaponics and hydroponics medias out there. Since some work better than others and each performs best within a specific application, aquaponics growers have quite a decision to make!

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Topics: ZipGrow

ZipGrow Flow Rates in Hydroponics

Posted by Amy Storey on June 17, 2014

Flow Rates in Hydroponics Systems

What’s the right flow rate for your application?

As we've discussed in the past, there are many different types of hydroponic growing techniques out there (e.g. NFT, grow beds, etc.). Each of these techniques will differ significantly in the amount of water + nutrient solution you'll need to be circulating throughout the system to grow your plants.

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Topics: Setup & Plumbing, ZipGrow

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