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Hortidaily Special Year Overview
August: Russian ban, burglary at Rijk Zwaan Italy and Coldwater completes phase II
11 August 2014: In August, the Russian import ban became a fact. At that time, an important question was: What is the effect of the Russian Ban per EU country? In the article, the effect of the EU exports of fruit and vegetables on different countries were presented.
12 August 2014: BrightFarms has cancelled it's crowdsourcing campaign for the construction of a new greenhouse in Washington, D.C. In the letter below Chief Executive Officer, Paul Lightfoot, explains why.
15 August 2014: Two years after a hailstorm destroyed 80 acres of a Village Farms greenhouse in Marfa and the ensuing battle with the company’s insurance providers, the doors to a newly constructed 60-acre greenhouse at the site is opened and produced at full capacity in August 2014.
20 August 2014: In the night of August 12-13, 2014 a burglary took place at Rijk Zwaan Italy. Thieves broke in to the warehouse in Calderara di Reno (BO) and stole seeds of many varieties. The local police is now investigating the case, but the direction of Rijk Zwaan Italy would like to warn people in the industry to look out for people who are not official RZ representatives and are selling these stolen seeds.
25 August 2014: Japanese greenhouse industry on the dawn of a new era. As part of the intention by the Japanese government to invest in sustainable greenhouse technology, a total of nine projects have been announced to be eligible for subsidies. At the GPEC in Tokyo last month, the details of these nine projects were on display. Please take a look at the Photo Report that we have made.
25 August 2014: In August 2014, a team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface.
27 August 2014: In August 2013, greenhouse growers SUNSET Produce have completed Phase II construction of their greenhouse Coldwater Farms, doubling the operation to 60 acres.Open since 2012, the facility grows SUNSET tomatoes on the vine and grape tomatoes 365 days a year. This state of the art greenhouse uses advanced technology including energy curtains and grow lights to provide fresh flavor all year round, even when there’s snow on the ground.
28 August 2014: In a blog, Michael Kester, Syngenta's commercial head for the Benelux talks about patent protection of innovative research and ground-breaking plant characteristic.
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Other news in this sector:
- 2014-12-24 Looking Back: 2014 in 120 articles
- 2014-12-23 November: AgroPark news, from tomatoes to pot and heavy snowfall for NY growers
- 2014-12-22 October :Dalsem builts 20 ha in Russia, Philips recall and breakthrough in TM3 resistance
- 2014-12-19 September: New greenhouse for Vineland, bankruptcy for Dutch tomatoes and strong recovery for Rosa Flora
- 2014-12-18 August: Russian ban, burglary at Rijk Zwaan Italy and Coldwater completes phase II
- 2014-12-17 July: Panasonic's veggie factory, Flip-flop on cogeneration policy, and 2 ha of cut flowers in the UK
- 2014-12-16 June 2014: The first Greentech, 60 hectares in China and Dutch growers leave the industry
- 2014-12-15 May 2014 : Zwirs - Knijnenburg bankruptcy, Azerbaijan thrives, and angry Italian growers
- 2014-12-12 April: Growing in Alaska, Priva cuts jobs and Windset introduces strawberries
- 2014-12-11 March 2014: Growing in Bahrein, extreme cold in Canada, Rosa Flora fire, and a meteorite for a Korean grower
- 2014-12-10 February 2014: Trade shows, Philips employees threatened and Arend-Sosef bankruptcy
- 2014-12-09 HortiDaily Special Year Overview : January 2014.