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Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Visit HortiDaily.com at booth #2006 during the Canadian Greenhouse Conference
Will we see you in Niagara Falls next week?
It's only one week to go till the 35th edition of the Canadian Greenhouse Conference; the premier event for commercial scale greenhouse horticulture and horticulture in North America. This year the CGC offers 30 Sessions, 45 Speakers - National and International, Keynote Speaker Sonja Dümmen, 85,000 square.....

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Nutrimite is the key to successful IPM in Moroccan roses
The experience of Exmora, a large ornamental grower from Skhirat on the Moroccan westcoast, demonstrates that Biobest’s Nutrimite is a game changer also under North-African growing conditions. A solid powerboost to the predatory mite A. swirskii, that’s what Exmora needed to finally declare victory on.....

Visit Cummins Poer at Canadian Greenhiouse Conference, booth #255
Video: CHP system provides a single source of power for greenhouse
With a Combined Heat & Power (CHP) system as the single source of power, growers can use electricity, heat and CO2 fertilization to create thriving greenhouse operations. Cummins Power Generation provides comprehensive CHP system management, from sizing, design and installation to ongoing operation and.....

quality of cover is often underestimated:
Protect your irrigation water with the right tank cover
To preserve the quality of your water, prevent evaporation, and debris entering your tanks, NPI produces and supplies different types of covers and water storage solutions. Below is some more information about excellent solutions to store your vulnerable irrigation water in the best way. Tensioned Anti Algae.....

another three Ultra-Clima® greenhouses:
French acreage with high tech greenhouses on the rise
"The French market has become a lot bigger this year" This says Dennis Leijde, responsible for the French market at greenhouse constructor KUBO. "This year we realized seven projects in France, which is for us a record. Not only do we build a lot of greenhouses this year in France, but also our.....

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Visit Cummins Poer at Canadian Greenhiouse Conference, booth #255
Video: CHP system provides a single source of power for greenhouse
With a Combined Heat & Power (CHP) system as the single source of power, growers can use electricity, heat and CO2 fertilization to create thriving greenhouse operations. Cummins Power Generation provides comprehensive CHP system management, from sizing, design and installation to ongoing operation and.....


Fertilizersmore »


Pros and cons of using controlled-release fertilizers in the greenhouse
Controlled-release fertilizers (CRFs) are granular fertilizer particles that are coated with a polymer or resin that restricts the amount of moisture contact and functions to dissolve the fertilizer particles to gradually release fertilizer over time. The thickness of the coating and air temperature dictate.....


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US: Seed industry consolidation is bad news for family farms
Whether it be the lack of a competitive market environment for farmers to sell their products, or fewer choices in the grocery store, concentration within agribusiness affects us all. Enforcement of federal antitrust laws has slackened in recent years, with few meaningful investigations into mergers and.....


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South Korea: Asia Seed develops new baby leaf hybrid
Salads and the greens that go into them have enjoyed a surge in popularity worldwide, as consumers become more aware of the benefits of a healthy diet full of greens. Capitalizing on this trend, Asia Seed Company has developed a baby leaf hybrid that they think will do well in the market.“In the past, there.....


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Pro-Mix FPX and PGX – Improved product for young plant propagation in Ellepots
Over the last several years there has been an increasing trend for “Young Plant” producers to move from seed germination to cutting propagation. This has become popular for the many speciality varieties and branded plants. While young plants are still produced with seed germination and plugs systems, the.....


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Philippines: Agri-plastic, the new farming tech
Macondray Plastics Products, Inc. (Macplas) has developed a new method of farming with the use of agri-plastics which can help farmers increase production yield and eventually their income at a lower cost. Joel E. Felongco, Macplas marketing officer for Mindanao Operations, said they have developed different.....


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New York Fashion Week:
Subway fashion show inspired by vegetables
As the whole of New York was getting psyched for Marc Jacobs and the Diesel crowd was trying to figure out where the F the Moynihan Station’s Skylight’s Mail Sorting Room was, a show was taking place that was definitely not on the official lineup: the Spring 2015 collection of the Project Subway competition......


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Netherlands: Legro once again expands its workforce
Legro has great confidence in its products. The company believes that an excellent substrate will help its customers to make the most of their crops. Legro also has great confidence in its staff and believes that only expert employees are able to offer growers substrates of excellent quality. And that.....


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UK organic sales outperforming non-organic
The UK's organic grocery market is showing accelerated growth and outperforming non-organic sales in supermarkets, according to new figures released by the Soil Association.The figures from Nielsen, as presented by Mike Watkins at the Soil Association annual market briefing, show growth in the organic.....


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China: Storex receives large order from Chinese Haisheng Group
The Chinese Haisheng Group has assigned order to Storex/FRT for delivery of an extensive ultramodern CA project for storage of Fuji apples. The headquarters of Shaanxi Haisheng Fresh Fruit Juice Co., LTD are established in Xian China and is known as the largest producer of apple juice concentrate in the.....


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US (FL): UF/IFAS researchers could improve how companies ship fresh produce
A University of Florida-led research team’s development of a tracking system could change the way companies ship fresh fruits and vegetables, letting them know which produce is closest to expiration and providing consumers the freshest products available.Jeffrey Brecht, director of the UF Institute of Food.....


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US: Good food business accelerator accepting fellowship applications
The Good Food Business Accelerator (GFBA), a major new fellowship program for Chicago-region food and farm entrepreneurs, is now accepting applications. The GFBA gives businesses the skills to launch or scale up by pairing them with industry leading mentors and connecting them to customers and potential.....


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Oct. 22, 2014 - Creedmoor
US (NC) Irrigation/turf maintenance workshop
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present an irrigation and turf maintenance workshop Oct. 22 in response to ongoing critical water issues in Central Texas, said Daphne Richards, AgriLife Extension horticulturist for Travis County.Registration for the Central Texas Irrigation/Turf Maintenance.....


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Made by the Irish Farmers Journal:
Infographic on worldwide grocery retail superpowers
The Irish Farmers Journal regularly carries out detailed industry research. Recently they published a very detailed info graphic on the worldwide grocery retail superpowers. Take a look at this interesting graphs! Wanna learn more? Please visit the Irish Farmers Journal at www.farmersjournal.ie


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Dr.Toyoki Kozai:
Japanese vertical farm specialist keynote speaker at CEA congress in Panama
The International Congress on Controlled Environment Agriculture in Panama is starting to take shape: the focus will be on the six components of CEA (controlled environment agriculture.) This includes: Managing the Environment, Managing Nutrient Solutions, Managing your Growing System, Managing Light,.....


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