Kurt Parbst

Kurt Parbst

Director of Business Development, Envirotech Cultivation Solutions

Kurt is the Director of Business Development for Envirotech Cultivation Solutions, Richmond, CA, a designer and supplier of cultivation facilities with an eye on productivity, disease management, and sustainability. Envirotech is also a provider of plant cultivation technologies from around the world. Kurt holds an MS in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from NC State and over the past 20 years, Kurt has worked in engineering, sales and marketing roles in the field of design and specification of environmental control technologies for the commercial cultivation of plants. He focuses on the energy intensive aspects of cultivation including systems for power generation/cogeneration, humidity control, lighting, with an eye on energy efficiency. He regularly writes and speaks about the importance that the growing environment has on greenhouse crop production and about technologies that allow us to grow plants commercially with efficient and environmentally sensitive methods.