- Lead Auditor
- Quality Assurance Team EA Region - Antwerp - Quality Assurance Supervisor
- Medior Sales Engineer - Netherlands
- General Manager Australia
- Chief plant protection agronomist
- Сhief agronomist
- Head of Sales for Mexico and Latin America
- Finance Manager for a Leading International Fresh Produce Business
- Sales Consultants Fertilizer - various European countries
- Product & Efficiency Manager - Role Based in Holland with regular trips to the UK
Top 5 -yesterday
- Turkey: Decline in agricultural production areas in Kutahya
- Qatar: How the blockade has boosted food production
- US (IA): Short course on production and management of high tunnel crops
- €172 million to promote EU agri-food products in and outside the EU
- “First Italian, wild spinach arrives after difficult summer”
Top 5 -last month
- Ukrainian government established 2-level control system for organic products
- The quest for greenhouse climate control
- How Greenyard got to sell the Horticultural business
- Organisers of HortEx Vietnam preparing for three kickoff meetings in October
- HortiFresh to stimulate fruits and vegetables sector in West Africa
Top 5 -last week
- Can the Russian greenhouse industry overcome the challenges?
- Parametrization of aerodynamic and canopy resistances for modeling evapotranspiration of greenhouse cucumber
- Turkey: 1.1 billion USD exports from West Mediterranean region of Turkey so far in 2018
- Four million sealed bell peppers for cruise ships and military bases per year
- US (OH): Great Lakes Growers hires new Executive VP of Sales
Five reasons to invest in a greenhouse
Greenhouses are being linked to urban revitalization
Detroit was once littered with vacant buildings and a notorious national reputation for its crumbling infrastructure and disappearing public services. As the image of the Motor City, and all of Michigan, gradually turns around, greenhouse growers have been gobbling up empty lots and vacant buildings, bringing resurgent greenness to the city’s grey landscape. Now CEA is being partially credited for contributing to the city’s turnaround and, as a result, is getting tons of press.
CEA is being recognized for its work to solve social problems
Vertical Harvest, a greenhouse in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is offering fair wages and consistent, meaningful jobs to workers with disabilities. The operation is even involved in a documentary to cover its first year in business.
Farmers markets have exploded in popularity
The USDA says there are 180 percent more markets in the U.S. than there was in 2006. Data collected by the agency also shows that farms that are selling produce at these markets are far more likely to survive and thrive. Why? Well, customers at these markets want to know the story of their fruits and vegetables, they want to know how far those tomatoes travelled to be there, how they were grown and why they’re so tasty late in the season. For an enterprising greenhouse owner, it’s the perfect opportunity to speak to a customer and develop a lasting relationship. It’s also the perfect chance to build a customer base that will be around throughout the season.
Local food is a staple of trendy restaurants
Look at the hottest eatery near you. Chances are they’re advertising their farm-to-table ethos. For most chefs, getting local produce is a prerequisite for any menu. Now think about the climate in more than half the country. New York City gets cold, really cold in the winter. Being able to provide staple crops to chefs throughout much of the year by growing indoors is another way to develop a loyal customer base.
CEA is having a moment in the sun (so to speak)
As traditional agriculture gets press for its run of struggles (such as California’s drought), the media has increasingly looked for alternative production methods to trumpet. No method has gotten more attention than CEAs. The New York Times wrote about an underground CEA business in Tribeca this month, Newsweek wrote about solar energy-based greenhouses, CNN wrote about artificial intelligence in CEA and that’s just the beginning.
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