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Greenhouse Plastics: It’s All in the Film 

Jim Ralles, the owner of ARI in Belmont, CA knows the greenhouse film (or plastic) market inside and out, because he’s been working with greenhouse plastics since he was a teenager, he said. He shared his knowledge and expertise with these products, which are used extensively by Agra Tech, Inc., a manufacturer of commercial greenhouses that are used by growers worldwide. Because the right type of film can maximize growing and thereby increase profits considerably, Ralles explained the different types of greenhouse film and the basic concepts behind each.

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Published on:
09/10/2018

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Anita Pound

Category:
Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouse Accessories  Greenhouses  Transplant Houses  Vegetable Growing 

Cover Produce & Agra Tech Have a Relationship Spanning Four Decades

Cover Produce & Agra Tech Have a Relationship Spanning Four Decades | Agra Tech

A multi-generation, family-run operation that grows some of the finest tomatoes in the area, Cover Produce in Tuolumne, CA recently acquired an Agra Tech greenhouse to increase their ability to grow tomatoes year-round. By working closely with Agra Tech sales engineer, Jim Bergantz and much of the company’s support team, in addition to Ag-Con, Inc., Peter Cover and his large family were able to erect a brand-new ATI greenhouse in a short time with outstanding results. This relationship has now come full circle, because believe it or not, back in the early 1980’s, Peter’s parents purchased an Agra Tech greenhouse that they still use.

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Published on:
01/17/2017

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Admin

Category:
Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouse Structure  Greenhouses  Transplant Houses  Vegetable Growing 

Micro Paradox Acquires Greenhouse System Designed and Installed by ATI

Micro Paradox Acquires Greenhouse System Designed and Installed by ATI | Agra Tech

Always on the cutting-edge of the commercial greenhouse industry, Agra Tech of Pittsburg, CA and Micro Paradox of Pleasant Grove, CA worked in close conjunction to create a commercial greenhouse system that is unique and unprecedented.

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Published on:
05/02/2016

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Admin

Category:
Builders  Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouse Accessories  Greenhouse Structure  Greenhouses  Transplant Houses 

California Transplants Helps Farmers to Get a Growing Start

California Transplants Helps Farmers to Get a Growing Start | Agra Tech

California Transplants in Newman, CA was established in 1997 when Ted Woods, a grower with more than three decades of experience in the vegetable transplant industry started his business. Today the farm operates under approximately 1.9 million square feet of plastic. The plastic we’re referring sits atop the 274 greenhouses that California Transplants uses and maintains on their 100-acre farm.

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Published on:
11/10/2015

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Admin

Category:
Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouse Structure  Greenhouses  Transplant Houses  Vegetable Growing 

Seeds and Transplants Help Keithly-Williams to Grow

Seeds and Transplants Help Keithly-Williams to Grow | Agra Tech

Keithly-Williams has been one of the world’s leading growers of vegetable and fruit seeds for nearly three decades and is known for providing high-quality seeds to farmers worldwide. Through its highly-trained and knowledgeable sales force, Keithly-Williams has been making its customers happy since 1981, led by Kelly Keithly, age 70, who has been in the seed-growing industry for nearly half a century and has seen it evolve at a rapid rate. Keithly started back in 1970 as a seed salesman and today he runs a large operation that grows seeds and also grows transplants for farmers throughout the country.

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Published on:
07/13/2015

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Admin

Category:
Controlled Environment Greenhouse  Greenhouse Accessories  Greenhouse Structure  Greenhouses  Transplant Houses  Vegetable Growing 

A Growing Demand at Woods Transplants

A Growing Demand at Woods Transplants | Agra Tech

Woods Transplants in Gustine, CA was established in 2008 and currently the farm consists of 28 acres containing 54 greenhouses and totaling 400,000 square feet of greenhouse space. The farm produces primarily tomatoes and during the off-season, they grow kale, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, celery and peppers, Woods said and everything sold is in the form of transplants. The greenhouses featured at Woods Transplants are purchased from Agra Tech, Inc. of Pittsburg, CA—one of the largest commercial greenhouse manufacturers on the west coast.

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Published on:
04/06/2015

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Admin

Category:
Greenhouse Structure  Greenhouses  Transplant Houses  Vegetable Growing