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USDA Research Demonstrates That ONCE® AgriShift® LEDs Are Best For Broilers

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Researchers at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have conducted a series of independent studies testing the effects of lighting products on the productivity, health and welfare of broilers. They found that ONCE® AgriShift® LED Lighting Systems were either equivalent or out-performed all other products by every measure. ONCE® AgriShift® LED Lighting Systems showed […]
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Look for us in the June 2016 LD+A Magazine

This month we’re part of an article in the June 2016 LD+A Magazine, The magazine of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. Our Founder & CEO explains the limitless possibilities in LED agricultural applications.
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Mood lighting for animals: How the right bulbs boost farmers’ bottom lines

Minneapolis Public Radio (MPR) reporter Martin Moylan interviews ONCE Founder & CEO, Zdenko Grajcar, for a story on how birds see differently than humans that aired on Thursday, May 26th. Mr. Moylan spoke with Michael Christensen from Flying C Farms near Sleepy Eye, MN who uses ONCE lights for his Turkey operation and other notable industry professionals like Susan […]
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ONCE is in the News for our Technology to Influence the Sex of Embryos Naturally

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 a press release on our behalf was released announcing notice of allowance from the patent office to influence the sex of oviparous embryos naturally through the application of light. The release caught the attention of more than one news source including WattAgNet.com and Channel 13 where we found them talking about us on WHOtv.com. See […]
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Next big thing in LEDs – Sex change

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PLYMOUTH, MN (April 26, 2016) – Once, Inc. (ONCE) received a notice of allowance on its application from the patent office to influence the sex of oviparous embryos naturally through the application of light.  Prior to this technology, controlling the sex of embryos in eggs could only be achieved by either genetically modifying the organism […]
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Join ONCE’s Director of Biological R&D, Juliette Delabbio, at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society Tuesday, Feb. 23rd – Friday, Feb. 26th in Las Vegas!

Our Director of Biological R&D, Juliette Delabbio, will be speaking on Animal Centric Lighting in the General Conference Session on Thursday, March 3rd at 2:15pm – 2:45pm at the LED Light Show in Santa Clara, California. Make sure to check her out! Read this article on how lighting can improve performance to get you ready for the show!
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Join ONCE at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society Next Week!

Join ONCE’s Director of Biological R&D, Juliette Delabbio, at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society  Tuesday, Feb. 23rd – Friday, Feb. 26th in Las Vegas!   She will be happy to discuss Aquaculture LED lighting from eggs to broodfish and everything in between. Contact her for a meeting by calling 318-652-4616 or email jdelabbio@onceteam.com.   For more information […]
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The Importance of Lighting in Swine Barns

Light is a key environmental factor that influences and directs physiological processes in all animals. In domestic boars, research has shown that there is seasonality in sperm production related to the light in the animal’s environment. Light exposure mediates the level of melatonin secretion, which ultimately affects the quality and quantity of the boar’s reproductive […]
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