First medicinal cannabis crop harvested at secret Victorian site, Powerplants breaking news.

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Powerplants Breaking News. First medicinal cannabis crop harvested at secret Victorian site!
THE Andrews Government has harvested Australia’s first medical cannabis crop. ­Canberra has also given the green light for a commercial company to also start growing plants. The cannabis, planted at a ­secret site last April, will be ­reserved for children with ­severe epilepsy this year. The crop is now being tested and formulated in preparation for the first patients. Victoria last year became the first Australian state to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Ball Australia’s new home in the making

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Ball Australia’s new home: a 40-acre site on the corner of Hall Road & Westernport Highway in Skye, Victoria.

32000 square meters of modern glasshouse construction
62.488 square meter poly roof and walls
7716 acre meter of area to concrete

European greenhouse automation expert joins Powerplants

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We are very excited to announce the appointment of Merijn Kuiper to the role of Automation and Logistics Division Manager. Merijn comes to Powerplants with over 12 years’ experience in the Greenhouse Automation and Logistics field.

Priva alarm information at your fingertips

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Monitoring the greenhouse climate is vital for ensuring successful crop performance, but occasionally things do go wrong, and it is vital for the grower to know immediately if there is an issue with the system. Priva have developed an alarm service that provides an overview of the alarms in all Priva systems on your phone.

New Svensson Harmony screen gives more light to plants

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Recent field tests show that plants in shade spots receive 32% more light with the new Harmony screen than with the classic Harmony version. Light is distributed more evenly to all plants in the greenhouse, resulting in faster growth, stronger plants and better growth consistency.