Announcements

Job offersmore »



Tweeting Growers

Top 5 - yesterday

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »




Teamwork makes for swift ground cover replacement at Red Sun Farms

Ground cover replacement is usually something that growers postpone simply because it is a time consuming job. In December we showed how a Dutch grower replaced 7 hectares in 2.5 weeks with the help of 20 workers. This was fast, yet the growers at Red Sun Farms believed the job could be done even faster. They uploaded a video on YouTube that shows them replacing the 4.8 hectare of ground cover at their greenhouse in Dublin, Virginia, in 4 days, with just 12 people!

Can you beat this? Let us know and join the Crop Change Winter Hort-Olympics ;-)



Publication date: 1/9/2017
Author: Boy de Nijs
Copyright: www.hortidaily.com

 


 

Other news in this sector:

10/17/2017 Dutch peppers a hot item on German TV
10/17/2017 Germany: Potential users visit INAPRO demo site
10/17/2017 Australian grower plans to expand lettuce export
10/17/2017 Mucci Farms wins Leamington Business Excellence Award
10/16/2017 Dutch police raids greenhouses in heroin investigation
10/16/2017 Future of CAP: Where are all the women?
10/16/2017 US (CA): Adventure in aquaponics
10/16/2017 US: NFU board grants Hawaii Farmers Union a charter
10/13/2017 US (SD): State contradicts claim made by Global Aquaponics head
10/13/2017 US: Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation tours Nelson & Pade
10/13/2017 UK: AHDB launches management training scheme for farmers
10/13/2017 US (NJ): Hospital greenhouse grows healthy food for community
10/12/2017 Devastating hail over the pantry of Gauteng, South Africa
10/12/2017 US (MI): How Muskegon is banding together to fight food insecurity
10/12/2017 Greenbalance: the first Dutch greenhouse with SmartGlass
10/11/2017 US: Filling the Local Foods Gap in the Farm Bill
10/10/2017 Germany: Cucumber grower Pieter van Gog to market own production
10/10/2017 Canada: Ontario honouring more than 150 years of farming
10/10/2017 British tomatoes will be available all year round
10/9/2017 2017 Canadian Greenhouse Conference Photo Report