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Freshdeal expands produce marketplace following merger

Freshdeal announced today its latest release of Freshdeal.com, "a faster, intuitive B2B e-commerce platform for buyers and sellers in the produce industry to discover new business opportunities, connect with verified partners, and grow," is how Freshdeal described it. The platform now incorporates talent.....

"Successful results from European strawberry trials with bee vectoring"

Bee Vectoring Technologies announces successful results from 3 trials on strawberries in Spain and Greece. The company further confirmed that it is progressing on its path to commercialization of the BVT System in the strawberry market in Florida.Results from 2 trials in Spain, and 1 in Greece which were.....

STK signs distribution agreement with Syngenta Australia

STK (Stockton), a company in the development and marketing of botanical based solutions for food protection, has signed a Commercialization and Distribution agreement with Syngenta Australia (Syngenta). The agreement grants Syngenta the exclusive right to distribute STK’s Timorex Gold biofungicide for.....

Hummert Expo, August 24, St. Charles:

US: Last Call to RSVP to the Largest Horticultural Buying Event in the Midwest

On August 24, the largest horticultural buying event in the Midwest will again take place at the Saint Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Missouri. Featuring over 32,000 products; there’s something for everyone in the industry, from garden centers, landscape companies, nursery owners to institutions.....

Roto-Gro begins delivery of hydroponic cannabis system

Roto-Gro has completed the initial delivery of its order from EuroAg Corporation for the supply of 240 Roto-Gro Units over a 12 month period.The fully-automated Roto-Gro rotary hydroponic system (a method of growing plants without soil) can be used to produce high-quality medical cannabis at a competitive.....

US (NC): Svensson to supply university students with 'food for thought'

Svensson recently helped support the community garden at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) in Charlotte, NC through the donation of Solaro O E WB reflective shade screens. The shade donation allows students the ability to extend their growing season and better protect their crops from sweltering hot summer.....

LumiGrow releases LED Growers’ Guide for Vine Crops

LumiGrow has released their LED Growers’ Guide for Vine Crops. The guide is intended to instruct vine crop growers how to use LED lighting strategies to maximize profits, boost yields, increase crop quality, and elicit desired plant characteristics. Those that download the guide will learn:Lighting.....

Austrian lettuce grower installs Oreon grow lights

Austrian grower Zeiler Greenland is building a 4ha greenhouse nearby Vienna. Zeiler - originally one of the biggest tomato growers of Austria – is advised by Dutch company Jansen GIC. They have chosen to illuminate the lettuce greenhouse with the LED solution of Lemnis Oreon. At the end of this year the.....

How LED optics can make a difference in light uniformity

Uniform light distribution is a key factor in the successful deployment of assimilation lighting in horticulture. Every light fixture in the market has a certain light distribution, which determines how wide the angle of light distribution is and what the shape of the total beam is. This pattern in.....

Save time in the greenhouse with new free-fall hook options

With demand for tomatoes ever-increasing in the international produce sector, producers are always on the lookout for products which can save both time and labour costs, and increase crop production. In order to meet these demands, ARaymond has recently launched a new range of options for its family of.....
by Jaime Vos, AEM Safety Materials Manager

"Operator awareness is the best means of accident prevention"

I’ve spent a significant portion of the days and weeks since I participated in AEM’s Product Safety and Compliance Seminar trying to wrap my mind around its many topics: building a product safety program, risk assessment, safety symbol comprehension and the psychology of safety, among others.by Jaime Vos,.....

US (CO): Grower optimizes cannabis operation for hot climate

The Spot is one of Southern Colorado’s earliest recreational cultivation facilities. Their boutique-style facility houses 430 plants under 20,000 sq ft of roof, and emphasizes utmost importance on quality. VP and Chief Operating Officer, Dave Munn proclaims, “We’ve been doing this since recreational was.....

AU: Apex Greenhouses launches RETRAC retractable roof system

Last week at the Apex-Brinkman PCA conference in Adelaide, Australia, Apex Greenhouses launched the RETRAC retractable roof and was awarded “Best New Product” for 2017. “This product was developed after frustrating experiences with other products on the market” says director Eddie Braaksma. “The RETRAC.....

UK: Beekenkamp shows 1-metre substrate trough at Fruit Focus

Beekenkamp Verpakkingen (Packaging) now introduces a new 1-metre size trough, building on the success of the Fragola types 7305 and 7306 which were launched last year.This innovative, extra-long substrate trough has been developed for use on low ridges in combination with the truss support on the trough. The.....