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Let's Meet Agra Tech's Jim Bergantz, Sales Engineer

Let's Meet Agra Tech's Jim Bergantz, Sales Engineer | Agra Tech

Jim, please tell us about your background when it relates to farming, agriculture and greenhouse farming?

I literally grew up in a greenhouse and purchased my parents’ retail nursery and wholesale/retail growing operation right after graduating from college. That’s where I found my passion in growing bedding plants, native trees, shrubs and poinsettias and learned there is no substitute for getting your hands dirty and working hard. I loved the challenges the business presented;  meeting greenhouse heating and cooling requirements in the extreme heat and cold of foothills weather, managing a seasonal staff, adjusting cultural variables to make sure plants were blooming or colored-up to meet the demands of our customers at holiday times. To promote our business, I developed a weekly radio show which aired for one hour every Saturday and afforded me the opportunity to interface with interesting experts in our field.

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Published on:
04/23/2013

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Greenhouses  Personnel 

Interview with Hydroponics Pioneer Dr. Howard Resh

Interview with Hydroponics Pioneer Dr. Howard Resh | Agra Tech

DR. Howard M. Resh, PhD is a universally known hydroponics researcher, author and practitioner and one of the world’s true pioneers in the field of hydroponics. He has incorporated commercial greenhouses from Agra Tech, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of greenhouses and considered a leader in the field, into several of his projects over the years and was kind enough to be interviewed for this article.

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Published on:
04/04/2013

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Hydroponics  Vegetable Growing