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Beekenkamp introduces new strawberry dam system

Beekenkamp Verpakkingen will attend the Auweiler Tunneltag; this trade fair for Strawberry cultivation is on Wednesday the 26th of April 2017 in Köln-Auweiler, Germany.At this information day for all berry producers and professionals, different cultivation methods will be on show, as well as the latest.....

Vicenzo Tancredi, of Viveros Alcanar:

"Italian citrus growers increasingly prefer Spanish varieties"

Founded in 1969, Viveros Alcanar is the largest citrus nursery in Europe, with a total of 200 hectares of nurseries with certified plants spread between the north of the province of Castellon and the south of Tarragona, Spain. It offers the whole range of citrus plants, namely oranges, mandarins, lemons,.....

Ellepot opens sales office in China

To strengthen its international sales strategy, Ellepot is pleased to announce the opening of a sales office in China. “We are growing quickly and the opening of the new sales office is fantastic news for our clients", said Ellepot CEO Lars Steen Pedersen. "It means that we are able to provide local support.....

Lighting Science announces joint venture with Chinese LED manufacturer

Lighting Science announced a joint venture with Chinese LED manufacturer and lighting company MLS Co, Ltd. The joint venture will operate under the name Global Value Lighting and will be based in Rhode Island. Global Value Lighting will capitalize on Lighting Science’s extensive technology and intellectual.....

No snack tomato soup due to last year's hail damage

Kromkommer is temporarily not delivering tomato soup made from snack tomatoes. This is due to the hail damage sustained by supplier and greenhouse grower Greenco last year. "While there’s no waste, there’s no soup," Kromkommer explains on their blog.The soup is usually made from leftover Greenco snack.....

Visionary innovation for bumblebee pollination

Koppert has found an effective way to aid bumblebee navigation. Based on the bumblebee's vision, this innovation has a direct impact on its performance in the crop.'Bumblebees have different vision to humans. Research shows that better visual orientation can have a positive effect on overall pollination,'.....

Philips Lighting hosts LED Lighting Lunch-n-Learn in three Canadian provinces

Philips Lighting is hosting a series of lunch-n-learn sessions in three locations in Canada for greenhouse growers to learn more about growing under LEDs. Growers will learn how LED lighting is revolutionizing the horticulture industry and how they can take advantage of LED lighting to improve their.....

US: Transplant starts under broad grow spectrum LEDs

As northern growers prepare for warmer weather in the coming months, an increasing number are creating germination and seedling growth systems utilizing LED grow lights to get head starts on transplants. As with any sole source growing environment lacking sunlight, the spectrum of artificial light can have.....

Start-up introduces scalable hydroponic growing system

Phytoponics recently had the opportunity to present their start-up at the Startupbootcamp Foodtech Demo day in Rome, sponsored by Cisco.They celebrated the end of the accelerator program with a successful pitch from CEO Adam Dixon, in front of more than 500 investors, corporates, guests and press attendees.....

UK: Levity Crop Science wins Red Rose innovation award

Levity Crop Science has won the ‘Innovative Business Award’ at the prestigious Red Rose Awards. This year's finalists contributed a combined £1.3 billion to the UK economy in a tightly fought competition. Levity were named winners in a glittering ceremony at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens among over a thousand.....

Conviron announces new distributor for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

Conviron has announced the appointment of Below Zero Refrigeration (BZR). BZR brings over fifty years of combined service and technical support to the scientific community and will be promoting Conviron plant growth chambers and rooms in the South American markets of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.In addition to.....

Protecting early fruits with tunnels

Thanks to the open market and different climatic conditions and seasons around the world, todaywe can enjoy 365 days of fresh fruits and vegetables. At this moment, the first strawberries and raspberries from warm areas of Spain, Morocco and Italy are already on the market and soon we expect nectarines,.....

Dramm upgrades coldfogger

Dramm has updated its Coldfogger, Targeted Low Volume Sprayer to the new AR model. This version offers a more durable pump that is easier to use and allows for the use of corrosive chemistries.The new Coldfogger AR uses a piston pump as an upgrade over the previous diaphragm pump. This pump features.....

LED supplier expands team with North American cannabis expert

Valoya was founded in 2009 with the goal of creating best quality light spectra for plants, based on the rapidly growing LED technology. After having conducted more than 400 large scale trials with LED lighting technology, the spectra that Valoya uses have been fine tuned to the specific needs of various.....