“I am second generation. My mom and dad started the company. Currently it’s operated by myself, my mother and brother. We have customers in all 50 states and approximately 20 countries around the world,” says Paul Brentlinger, President of CropKing Inc.
For over 35 years, CropKing Inc. has been the leader in controlled environment agriculture, greenhouse manufacturing, and hydroponic systems.
“For the majority of our 37 years, we focused mainly on vegetable crops, specifically tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and then also leafy greens, lettuce and herbs. And then obviously with the changing legal landscape in cannabis, we have started to focus more of our energy and efforts into the cannabis market as well.”
OWNERS: Family owned by Marilyn, Paul and Mark Brentlinger
Through innovation, research, and real-world experience, CropKing provides solutions that enhance the production of crops while helping customers to find success through horticulture support. CropKing develops creative and affordable solutions for large and small scale commercial systems in both the produce and cannabis space and has helped
Please Note: All CropKing systems are built to order. System build time may take 5-10 business days depending on seasonal demand.
Hydroponic production can be practiced on many scales. CropKing introductory systems such as the NFT 4-6 rely on many of the same growing techniques used in commercial hydroponic greenhouses, but on a smaller and more manageable scale, which makes them perfect for beginners in vegetable production. If you are curious about running a commercial NFT hydroponics business, starting with a small-scale system such as the CropKing NFT 4-6 is a great way to test a market’s viability and introduce prospective customers to high-quality hydroponically grown produce. A small footprint and ease of use, as well as compatibility with hydroponic and organic nutrients, also make the CropKing NFT 4-6 systems a great option for year-round home vegetable production.
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CropKing NFT 4-6 Features
CropKing emphasizes service, quality, and competitive pricing, and we are the only full service hydroponic company in the U.S. that offers a full range of services from Two Day Grower Workshops, Grower’s Manuals, Training DVDs, and technical assistance. We know the importance of not only supplying high-quality hydroponic products, but also offering the superior technical support necessary to help our growers succeed.
CropKing has specialized in the business of controlled environment agriculture and hydroponic growing since 1982. We are a manufacturer and distributor of commercial greenhouse structures, hydroponic growing equipment, and supplies. CropKing recommends two basic types of hydroponic growing systems for the commercial grower; the Bato Bucket System for vine type, fruiting crops such as tomatoes and cucumbers and the NFT Gutter System for smaller leaf type crops such as herbs and lettuces. CropKing manufactures controlled environment greenhouse structures that are designed for efficiency with hydroponic growing systems. The ideal greenhouse structures for growing pesticide free crops are “closed” units so that all of the outdoor air is filtered before entering the greenhouse. Our insect exclusion room and double entry help to keep 99% of the pests from ever entering your greenhouse without impeding air flow.
CropKing wants to be your Agribusiness partner. Whether you’re looking to learn about hydroponics or need hydroponic supplies, we are here to assist. If you don’t find the answers to your questions on our website, please call us at 330-302-4203 and we will be more than happy to assist you.