10 growers stories from March

"We're not looking for high-tech, we're looking for the right tech"

February was kicked off by the team of Triangle farms: "We're not looking for high-tech, we're looking for the right tech," they said. Their vision is partly shared by the Azura Group, which claimed it to be their biggest advantage that they do not heat or light their greenhouses. Here is a recap of 10 interesting stories from March on how growers select what tech to use in their enterprise - enjoy!

Triangle Farms brings cultivation techniques to India

"We're not looking for high-tech, we're looking for the right tech"

Building greenhouses in India presents a unique challenge, more so than in the US or Europe, states Shrihari, co-founder of Triangle Farms, who is currently realising their…

Céline Montauriol, Azura Group:

"Our biggest advantage is that we don't heat or use lights in our greenhouses"

For people buying tomatoes, numbers like 986 hectares of tomato cultivation mean very little. Yes, it's many football fields, but what else? Nothing. Percentages are also…

how to improve labour efficiency and free up time

Managing staff during the labour shortage period

The lack of backpackers and seasonal workers has made competition for staff intense in many parts of the world. As a result, growers have less time to focus on critical…

Den Berk Délice builds new tomato greenhouse

"We chose a higher light output with the same electricity usage"

Den Berk Délice from Merksplas in Belgium is expanding their cultivation area with 7.3 ha. The new greenhouse is being equipped for the cultivation of high-quality tomatoes.…

Equilibrium capital and Houweling’s Group announce LED investment and expansion

"Ideal opportunity to support agricultural business in Utah"

Equilibrium Capital and Houweling’s Group are continuing to enhance their sustainability profile with the announcement of an investment to retrofit their existing 28-acre Utah…

French launch of the strawberry season

"It is a nice product, tasty and quite feminine, both delicate and fragile"

The strawberry season has started for Delphine Diot, strawberry grower in the French town of Chavagne. For Delphine, her team and the Solarenn cooperative (Saint-Armel), the…

largest greenhouse in North America: 77-acre

Construction completed on Pomas Farms

After having a record-breaking 2020, South Essex Fabricating is continuing its upward trajectory, as the Canadian greenhouse manufacturer recently finished its work with Pomas…

Flavorite Group & Murphy Glasshouse businesses merge

The Flavorite Group are pleased to announce the merger of their business with the Murphy family businesses in Victoria, formerly known as Murphy Fresh (Mansfield) and Tatura…

Growing at a healthy rate with Intergrow Greenhouses

It's a good thing that the foundations and the underground pipework of Intergrow's new greenhouse were already put into place last autumn, because with current temperatures of…

Endless summer in cucumber greenhouse with natural sunlight LED

Those who still expect a pink glow above the greenhouses with LED lighting will be disappointed with Gebroeders Vahl. Although the cucumbers in the greenhouse are illuminated…

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