Smart software and portable device takes pest scouting to the next level
The most easiest way to decrease the amount of the pesticides you use, is by applying a more precise application. But before you can do so, you will need to have a precise analytic overview of current pest and disease pressure in your greenhouse.
Episode 1 of Priva's Growing Together with… CombiVliet:
This is what Holland's largest single-site glasshouse looks like
The videographer’s drone needs almost all of its battery power to depict the whole NoordVliet greenhouse complex from above. That says something about the sheer size of this large-scale project in Middenmeer, the Netherlands. A project that will be completed in phases over a period of eight years.
Italy: New nursery for Vivai Bioplant
Vivai Bioplant was established by Ignazio Cartia together with son Vincenzo. They created a modern nursery right in the middle of Sicily.The company is completely automated and deals with the production of both organic and grafted plants, as well as plants for extensive and intensive cultivation.
Marc Laberge starts aquaponics consulting business:
"Soilless organics discussion is a silly rich country debate"
Canadian commercial aquaponics pioneer Marc Laberge is pleased to announce that he now offers consulting services for commercial aquaponic projects. "After being in the private sector since the late nineties, locked in with shareholder agreements, I am now finally free to work outside of my native province."
Grower announces new joint venture for first 25 acres:
Village Farms to place marijuana crops in Delta greenhouses
Village Farms is getting into marijuana production. The company made an official announcement of a new joint venture agreement with Emerald Health Therapeutics, which will convert an initial 25 acres of their Ladner, B.C. greenhouse facility into a state of the art glasshouse for the annual production of cannabis.
Wim van Wingerden joins Botanicoir:
"Huge potentials in the emerging berry industry"
With the global market for soft fruit growing at a rapid pace, there is a growing demand for substrate solutions specifically tailored to the berry industry. This was the reason for the former Dutch commercial greenhouse grower Wim van Wingerden to take on a new opportunity with UK coir manufacturer.....