Supply Chain Outlook for 2022

  Over much of the last year, you couldn't watch the news without hearing about product delays and supply chain issues. This has been especially true over the last several weeks, as we near the peak of the holiday season. Much of the ongo...

What Gets Made from a Barrel of Crude Oil?

  Did you know that one barrel of crude oil creates around 45 gallons of refined products? This helpful infographic from Visual Capitalist details more about how the majority of crude oil is processed, but we want to focus on the fact tha...

Double Shading

Nowadays, weather extremes are making it hard for growers to provide enough shade for plants in the summer and enough temperature control in the winter using the same shade structure. In some areas, the amount of shade needed in the summer may be...

An Update on Hurricane Season

  As we've recently talked about, hurricane activity is on the rise. Just last month, Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana as a category 4 storm, with winds of 150 mph. It's believed to be the 5th most powerful storm to ever hit the U.S. Now th...

Long-Term Water Conservation Strategies

  As we've written about in recent months, drought conditions across the United States are troubling for those in the agriculture industry. Unfortunately, it appears that extremely dry conditions will continue to be a concern in the future. ...