- Senior Agronomist/Horticulturist and Agronomy/Horticulture Manager
- Growers & Assistant Growers
- Plant Biologist
- Ripening Officer Bananas / Exotics
- Grower and Nurser
- Farm Manager
- Floriculture Production Planning Manager
- Agricultural Mechanic / Crop Sprayer Operator
- Technical Services Manager
- Quality Controller
Top 5 -yesterday
- Yuksel Seeds expands its presence in China
- Berry farm cluster model from Panama to the globe
- Cloth washer thoroughly cleans shredded cloth during crop changes
- In eight years, Ranjit Singh has become one of New Zealand’s largest telegraph cucumber growers
- Organic grower and shipper celebrates 10 Years of Fair Trade certification
Top 5 -last week
- Top tips for growing lettuce in a greenhouse
- UK: Grower reduces greenhouse temperature by more than 6°C during heatwave with no cooling, fog systems
- New packaging for hydroponic fertilizer launched
- Taking the wisdom from indoor farming and bringing it into greenhouses
- "Kawaguchi tomato variety good option for consumer, but also good for the grower"
Top 5 -last month
Winner Hort Fair press award:
"Next Generation Semi-Closed Greenhouse benchmark for sustainable horticuluture"
Tomato producer Lans in Rilland is testing the Next Generation Semi-Closed Greenhouse. Researcher Feije de Zwart of Wageningen University oversees the experiment. “A designated department is adapted and equipped with an air conditioning system, allowing the greenhouse to be dehumidified with the windows closed. By closing the greenhouse in the winter, 4 m³ of natural gas is saved and the heat pump – in combination with both a small CHP and a minor aquifer – saves another 6 m³. That is 10 m³ of natural gas per m² per year. In short, the Next Generation Semi-Closed Greenhouse is a sustainable innovation, offering financial and technical advantages."
Participants in the project are P.L.J. Bom (Naaldwijk), Certhon (Poeldijk), Van Dijk Heating (Bunnik), Glascom Tuinbouw (Rijswijk), Technokas (De Lier), VB Group (De Lier) and Zantingh (Rijsenhout). Arend-Sosef (Honselersdijk), Beemster Elektrotechniek (Heerhugowaard), HAWE Systems Europe (Bergschenhoek) and Priva (De Lier) actively supported the program. Financial backers were Rabobank Westland and the ministry of agriculture.
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