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Earning a profit from agricultural or horticultural products requires more than just an efficient and affordable greenhouse.
Flexible greenhouse covers are often referred to with the general term of “poly film”. Not all covers are made from polyethylene materials.
It’s a common misconception that commercial greenhouses require rigid panels or glass glazing rather than more durable, flexible coverings.
Commercial growing operations rarely revolve around just one greenhouse; no matter how big it is or how valuable the plants.
When aiming to start a new agricultural business or expand your existing operation as quickly as possible, it may be tempting to pick up a complete greenhouse kit for fast turnaround.
Since the lowest safe temperature and median temperature will vary greatly depending on what you’re growing, it’s best to start your commercial greenhouse plans with a general idea of what you’ll cultivate.
Profit margins are very thin in the greenhouse world, regardless of the specific products or growing methods.
Most of the material on the topic of geothermal greenhouse design, focuses solely on building new structures from scratch.
There’s a common misconception that you’ll need either a completely buried or glass greenhouse to take advantage of geothermal heating, especially passive modes.
It’s not enough to select the right kind of geothermal heating system, distribution method, and heating load and automatically get good results from the equipment.