Almost everybody having to do something with Australian greenhouses has traveled to Dandenong in Victoria, for the Hydroponic Farmers Federation Conference. Today was the kickoff, Australian growers shared their challenges and suppliers showed how they can help them.
Over the next couple of days, we will update you with insights from the Australian market. For today. Ton Habraken with Svensson was our flying editor as he provided us with some photos and insights on the market.
In addition to being present in the Australian market for many years helping growers deal with climate challenges, the team with Svensson also notices the rising energy prices encourage growers to look into energy screens and vertical ClimaFlow ventilators.
John Elford, president of the HFF, opens the HFF conference
Simon Gomme, CEO with Powerplants, introduces keynote speakers
Matt Lowe, executive officer agriculture in Victoria, welcomes the attendees
Growers debate! From left to right: Pete van der Goor with Katunga Fresh, Steve Marafiote with Sundrop Farms, Nicky Mann with Family Fresh Farms, Will Millis with Flavorite, Naresh Singh with Perfection Fresh. The debate is monitored by Chris Millis, Flavorite.
Graeme Smith updates on energy solutions
Paul Higgings on navigating your way to the future of hydroponics
For more information: www.hff.org.au