- Production Manager
- Assistant Professor - Controlled Environments Entomologist
- Technical Development Specialist | Horticulture | France
- Director of Business Development | Middle East | Agtech
- Farm/Production Manager; Berlin (m/w/d)
- Trader Asian Market
- Avocado Growing Manager - Kenya
- Operations Accountant
- Sales Manager for Nordic countries (H/F)
- Senior Breeder
Top 5 -yesterday
- What is the status of tomato brown rugose fruit virus in Europe?
- “Our ToBRFV-resistant variety has been preferred by our producers in wide areas since 2020"
- 2022 Year Overview: 10 stories on greenhouse expansion
- "Greek producers, who also purchase their plants from Spanish nurseries, have reported the same quality issue in strawberry plants as Spanish producers"
- New horticultural lighting technical requirements launched
Top 5 -last week
Top 5 -last month
- Zambia: "We produce 5,000 units of lettuce per week, per tunnel, year-round"
- UK growers stop planting and put nurseries on sale amidst energy crisis and labor shortage
- "You can't grow on water without lights"
- "High-tech farmer AppHarvest is running out of money"
- German family company switches from tomato cultivation to hydroponic lettuce
EU: Seminis open days 'Harvesting a bright future' attracts many visitors
Seminis was pleased with the large attendance. The visitors enjoyed wonderful weather in the field and viewed the different varieties of cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, spinach, leek, onions, carrots and lettuce on display. Most guests took the opportunity to do so with an account manager, a technical advisor or with one of the Seminis seed breeders.
This personal approach gave the Seminis specialists full opportunity to share their knowledge with all visitors and to provide them with valuable advice. They lived up to this year’s theme – Harvesting a bright future – by supporting all partners in the chain with information to succeed and to get the best results possible in their business.
Seminis also organized a Brassica Conference during the event. Over 80 people attended this conference, which was hosted by six professionals in brassica, both from Seminis as well as other organisations such as international universities. Special topics during the conference were vegetable market trends and the benefits of soil control. The growers who attended were especially interested in the live presentations in the field on this last subject.
Dr Hans-Christoph Behr, managing Director of AMI (Agrarmarkt Informations-GmbH) shared his in-depth knowledge on vegetable market trends and updated the visitors on his future expectations. Kevin Walsh (Technical Development Crop Lead Brassica and Leafy at Seminis) demonstrated the effects of density in brassica versus harvesting return per hectare and benefits of reduced head size in quality and logistics. Eight large demo fields of cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli in different densities supported his information. Hans Schepers (Chain Quality lead EMEA in Vegetable Technology Development at Seminis) told the guests all about brassica vegetable quality in the eyes of the consumer and traders.
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