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Kasha Dubaniewicz

Kasha is passionate about high-impact storytelling and believes in making positive changes that will lead to a better and happier world for all.

CEA

How to be successful in CEA: 6 experts share their best advice
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on July 30, 2021

What does it really take to be successful in controlled environment agriculture (CEA)? Is it really just a case of maximising efficiency, optimising crop yield or boosting profits, or is...

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Insider

Serving a diverse grower community in WA: A Q&A with Indoor Tropics
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on June 8, 2021

In our latest retailer spotlight, we sit down with the team behind Indoor Tropics, a hydroponic and gardening supply business located in Washington State, United States. 

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Journey to a Healthier World

Fertile GroundWorks: Spring update
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on June 1, 2021

A few months ago, we threw the spotlight on an incredible community initiative based in Livermore, California. Fertile GroundWorks is an educational and charitable not-for-profit...

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Soil

Six benefits you can expect when you start composting
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on May 20, 2021

Did you know that composting has a wide range of benefits? From helping to reduce your environmental impact to improving overall soil quality and stability, there are many positives you...

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Plant health

What you should do before treating a nutrient deficiency
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on May 20, 2021

When your plants start to show signs of poor health, such as yellowing or withered leaves or stunted growth, it may be tempting to try and diagnose a nutrient deficiency as quickly as...

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CEA

What are the real, measurable benefits of moving to automation in controlled agriculture?
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on May 1, 2021

In the growing world, it feels like controlled environment agriculture (CEA) - and the ability to automate as many growing activities as possible – is all the rage. However, when growers...

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Plant health

How to identify and treat nitrogen deficiency in plants
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on April 29, 2021

All plants need access to the right balance of nutrients in order to reach optimal health, but what happens when they can't?

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Plant health

Signs that your plants are struggling with incorrect pH
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on April 20, 2021

We've said it before: pH (potential Hydrogen) is one of the most important fundamental parameters when it comes to growing healthy and consistent crops. 

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Plant health

Four plant health checks you should be doing every day
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on April 8, 2021

When it comes to maintaining good plant health, there are numerous factors that come into play. These factors could relate to your plants' surrounding environment, such as air...

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Case Study

Mary's Land Farm - Pro Controller case study
By Kasha Dubaniewicz on April 1, 2021

Mary's Land Farm is an education-focused and sustainable farm located in Ellicott City, Maryland. This 160-acre property was first purchased by the Cunningham family in 2014, who had the...

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