- Managing Director, UK
- Teelt Specialist Potplanten
- Sales Manager Bio / Netherlands
- 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
Top 5 -yesterday
- Rijk Zwaan launches ToBRFV-resistant tomato varieties
- "The fact that you cannot turn on production of food in an instant has come as news to some"
- New bankruptcy of greenhouse horticulture company still surrounded by question marks
- Additional blue light does not affect taste and crop quality when growing basil
- NASA funds scale-up of fluorescent greenhouse roofing technology
Top 5 -last week
- “Significantly better results with new Iron fertilizers”
- What is the status of tomato brown rugose fruit virus in Europe?
- Race to emission-free greenhouse cultivation pushes growers to keep innovating
- BASF’s vegetable seeds and IUNU partner to advance digital phenotyping for hydroponic lettuce
- Infarm to make strategy shift, cuts 500 jobs
Top 5 -last month
- 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
- Mobile aeroponic system requires less maintenance and guarantees even irrigation
Ag tech on show at fourth Seed meets Technology
The first day covered the subject of phenotyping in the field. The drone delivers a lot of data, but what exactly can you do with it? This was explained in detail in the lectures. The highlight of the event, the symposium, 'Innovations, vertical farming and hydroponics all over the world', was opened by alderman Harry Nederpelt. Both the Dutch and English lectures were fully attended. After the lectures, there was the possibility of visiting the hydroponic trial fields where Botman Hydroponics, Enza Seeds and Industrial Product Solutions showed their systems for the growing of hydroponic lettuce. A new theme this year was soil salinization. Arjen de Vos, from the organisation Salt Farm Texel, in collaboration with Professor Pier Vellinga and Dr. Klaas Smits, gave an enlightening description of the problems of soil salinization as well as possible solutions and salt tolerant crops.
Outside the lectures, there was of course plenty to see on the exhibition floor. From cleaning machines, disinfectant-units and moisture meters to red Chinese cabbage and pink tomatoes. There were also outside field trials to see from Sakata and Takii, with dozens of crops.
Next year will be the fifth anniversary of the Seed meets Technology conference. This will take place from the 25th to the 27th of September 2018.
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