OFA Short Course 2013, Columbus, OH, USA

Richard Worley from Van Wingerden Greenhouse Company giving some info on their latest innovations.
Richard Worley from Van Wingerden Greenhouse Company giving some info on their latest innovations.
The team from Riococo: CEO Shan Halamba, Edgar Leyton from Leyton greenhouse Supplies Mexico (Mexican distributor and cosultant), Argy Kontogiannis from Riococo and Stephane and Russel from ProCoco.
The team from Riococo: CEO Shan Halamba, Edgar Leyton from Leyton greenhouse Supplies Mexico (Mexican distributor and cosultant), Argy Kontogiannis from Riococo and Stephane and Russel from ProCoco.
Chanel and Kenneth from Solawrap: a 'bubble wrap' plastic sheeting solution that is energy saving, strong and can be installed very fast.
Chanel and Kenneth from Solawrap: a 'bubble wrap' plastic sheeting solution that is energy saving, strong and can be installed very fast.
BioBest North America: Chris, Sebastien, Veronica, Dominique, Paul and Kim
BioBest North America: Chris, Sebastien, Veronica, Dominique, Paul and Kim
Bob Hemple from Illumitex standing next to the Surexi LED luminaries.
Bob Hemple from Illumitex standing next to the Surexi LED luminaries.
Alfred Boot from HerkuPlast holding a new propagation tray for hydroponic lettuce production.
Alfred Boot from HerkuPlast holding a new propagation tray for hydroponic lettuce production.
Stavros Exindaris in the booth of Sun Master films
Stavros Exindaris in the booth of Sun Master films
Craig Riesebosch of Westland Greenhouse Supplies is demonstration the toughness of Novavert's HS2 screen. Thanks to an innovative mounting, the screen is very strong and if you do manage to get it broken, it can be replaced very easily without replacing the entire bay.
Craig Riesebosch of Westland Greenhouse Supplies is demonstration the toughness of Novavert's HS2 screen. Thanks to an innovative mounting, the screen is very strong and if you do manage to get it broken, it can be replaced very easily without replacing the entire bay.
Nico Niepce from Alweco and Craig Riesebosch
Nico Niepce from Alweco and Craig Riesebosch
Cees Kattenberg from SikaEnergy has developed a lens construction that can be placed underneath the glass deck. It will create a very hot light beam (100-120 degrees Celsius) that can heat up water in the tubes that are mounted underneath it. By doing this, a greenhouse can become completely self sufficient. First project are underway. You will find out more about this later on HortiDaily.com
Cees Kattenberg from SikaEnergy has developed a lens construction that can be placed underneath the glass deck. It will create a very hot light beam (100-120 degrees Celsius) that can heat up water in the tubes that are mounted underneath it. By doing this, a greenhouse can become completely self sufficient. First project are underway. You will find out more about this later on HortiDaily.com
Sergio, Stella and Mauricio from Svensson.
Sergio, Stella and Mauricio from Svensson.
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Nick Holubowsky from Evonik holding a self printed version of the Horti Daily to show to visitors.
Nick Holubowsky from Evonik holding a self printed version of the Horti Daily to show to visitors.
Sinthya Penn and colleague from Beneficial Insectary
Sinthya Penn and colleague from Beneficial Insectary
Philip Hielema from Hoogendoorn.
Philip Hielema from Hoogendoorn.
Raymond van der Berg and Gideon de Jager from Codema Systems Group in the booth of Tava Systems.
Raymond van der Berg and Gideon de Jager from Codema Systems Group in the booth of Tava Systems.
Barry Alders from Zwart Systems
Barry Alders from Zwart Systems
John Juhler from Vostermans was present with the Multi V-Flo Fan. Found out more here: www.hortidaily.com/article/1908/Video-of-test-in-cucumber-greenhouse-with-the-Multifan-V-FloFan
John Juhler from Vostermans was present with the Multi V-Flo Fan. Found out more here: http://www.hortidaily.com/article/1908/Video-of-test-in-cucumber-greenhouse-with-the-Multifan-V-FloFan
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Edgar Heidemann from Otte Metallbau
Edgar Heidemann from Otte Metallbau
Melissa Hanna, Julie Gilbert-Vijverberg and Andre Koppert from KGP Greenhouses.
Melissa Hanna, Julie Gilbert-Vijverberg and Andre Koppert from KGP Greenhouses.
Chris Higgins from Hort Americas debuted the GreenPOD growing chamber .
Chris Higgins from Hort Americas debuted the GreenPOD growing chamber .
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Hort Americas enjoyed lots of interest for the GreenPOD
Hort Americas enjoyed lots of interest for the GreenPOD
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Marlene and Eric from Argus Control Systems
Marlene and Eric from Argus Control Systems
Sonny from Welthink USA
Sonny from Welthink USA
WPS Horti Systems
WPS Horti Systems
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Kavita is the Canadian branch name of Gavita Lighting.
Kavita is the Canadian branch name of Gavita Lighting.
Besides ornamental plant growers, OFA also welcomed vegetable growers.Paskal was ready to welcome them in their booth to show them the latest trellising systems
Besides ornamental plant growers, OFA also welcomed vegetable growers.Paskal was ready to welcome them in their booth to show them the latest trellising systems
Uri Roudman from Pelemix
Uri Roudman from Pelemix
Large booth from Van Wingerden Greenhouse Company
Large booth from Van Wingerden Greenhouse Company
Growers meeting at the booth of LumiGrow
Growers meeting at the booth of LumiGrow
Jon Kozlowski from Growers Supply.
Jon Kozlowski from Growers Supply.
Lynn Hacket and Jeff Warschauer from Nexus Greenhouse Systems. Jeff was also speaking in a session about urban farming and gave an introduction about Gotham Greens. Nexus build their construction: learn more at www.nexuscorp.com/ProjectDetail.asp?ProjectId=534
Lynn Hacket and Jeff Warschauer from Nexus Greenhouse Systems. Jeff was also speaking in a session about urban farming and gave an introduction about Gotham Greens. Nexus build their construction: learn more at http://www.nexuscorp.com/ProjectDetail.asp?ProjectId=534
Rene Polak from Philips Indal.
Rene Polak from Philips Indal.
Ray and Sarah from Global Horticultural, Ontario.
Ray and Sarah from Global Horticultural, Ontario.
Edward Verbakel and Bart Kester from VB Group.
Edward Verbakel and Bart Kester from VB Group.
Keith Burg from Onsite Energy promoting the use of CHP amongst growers.
Keith Burg from Onsite Energy promoting the use of CHP amongst growers.
Shawn Mallen is the hydroponics specialist at a.m.a.
Shawn Mallen is the hydroponics specialist at a.m.a.
Rick Bradt from a.m.a.
Rick Bradt from a.m.a.
Tom Montgomery and Justin Bilhorn form United Greenhouse Systems
Tom Montgomery and Justin Bilhorn form United Greenhouse Systems
Hydroponic lettuce grown on Grow-Tech plugs
Hydroponic lettuce grown on Grow-Tech plugs
Barry Hardsock and Edwin Dijkshoorn from Grow-Tech. They supplied their plugs to Green City Growers in Cleveland.
Barry Hardsock and Edwin Dijkshoorn from Grow-Tech. They supplied their plugs to Green City Growers in Cleveland.
Mark and Christina from Reef Industries.
Mark and Christina from Reef Industries.
Gal Elishvili from Diversified Imports is doing a lot of business in poultry industries with the drive systems, but has also still a little bit of sales in horticulture.
Gal Elishvili from Diversified Imports is doing a lot of business in poultry industries with the drive systems, but has also still a little bit of sales in horticulture.
Mike Brewer from Haygrove Tunnels
Mike Brewer from Haygrove Tunnels
Dean Shoemaker from Flowers Canada Growers.
Dean Shoemaker from Flowers Canada Growers.
Gary Cortes from FlowVision
Gary Cortes from FlowVision
HollandGaas shading cassette in Stuppy greenhouse construction.
HollandGaas shading cassette in Stuppy greenhouse construction.
Oboya is an allround supplier from China. They do not only manufacture their own packaging material, but also work closely with other suppliers from around the world.
Oboya is an allround supplier from China. They do not only manufacture their own packaging material, but also work closely with other suppliers from around the world.
Kessil LED
Kessil LED
David Lowry from Kessil LEDs
David Lowry from Kessil LEDs
Phil Edmunds from Solexx
Phil Edmunds from Solexx
The Dutch greenhouse alliance: Agro AdviesBuro, SPX Johnson Pump, Steetec, Altisol Isolation, Zantingh and Venlo Inc.
The Dutch greenhouse alliance: Agro AdviesBuro, SPX Johnson Pump, Steetec, Altisol Isolation, Zantingh and Venlo Inc.
Matt Hayas and colleague from Hydro Systems
Matt Hayas and colleague from Hydro Systems
First time at OFA: Dave Debets from Debets Schalke / DS2
First time at OFA: Dave Debets from Debets Schalke / DS2
Gerry Guard from Messersmith Manufacturing Biomass Installations.
Gerry Guard from Messersmith Manufacturing Biomass Installations.
The Rough Brothers Inc. team
The Rough Brothers Inc. team
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Cal Looney from Jaderloon Greenhouse Engineering
Cal Looney from Jaderloon Greenhouse Engineering
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Dramm
Dramm
Dramm
Dramm
Kick Jansen from Luiten Greenhouse Shading
Kick Jansen from Luiten Greenhouse Shading
Graham Goodenough from Seederman sowing machines
Graham Goodenough from Seederman sowing machines
René Huurman from Argos Software
René Huurman from Argos Software
Nitzan Grossman and Jeffrey Smith fom MixRite pumps.
Nitzan Grossman and Jeffrey Smith fom MixRite pumps.
Paul Merdjanian from QCom greenhouse controls
Paul Merdjanian from QCom greenhouse controls
Tammy and Stephanie from BioSafe Systems
Tammy and Stephanie from BioSafe Systems
Neil and Phil from Stuppy Greenhouse
Neil and Phil from Stuppy Greenhouse
Dave Taylor from Priva North America standing next to the Maximizer that is completely developed in North America.
Dave Taylor from Priva North America standing next to the Maximizer that is completely developed in North America.
Bobby Harris from Acme Engineering Pad & Fan Systems
Bobby Harris from Acme Engineering Pad & Fan Systems
Gert-Jan van Staalduinen from Logiqs Agro with the 2D automated shuttle. The succesor: the 3D shuttle is also already available in North America.
Gert-Jan van Staalduinen from Logiqs Agro with the 2D automated shuttle. The succesor: the 3D shuttle is also already available in North America.
Javo USA
Javo USA
Eric Mauler from Engage Agro is representing Marrone Bio Innovations' Grandevo and Regalia.
Eric Mauler from Engage Agro is representing Marrone Bio Innovations' Grandevo and Regalia.
Dalsem booth.
Dalsem booth.
Ruben Garcia from Eltac: a greenhouse concept that uses only renewable energy. It uses solar panel glass roofs, windmills and geothermal energy as resources.
Ruben Garcia from Eltac: a greenhouse concept that uses only renewable energy. It uses solar panel glass roofs, windmills and geothermal energy as resources.
Ron James and George Dickinson from ParSource
Ron James and George Dickinson from ParSource
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Justin van der Putten from Visser NA
Justin van der Putten from Visser NA
The new drum seeder from Visser NA
The new drum seeder from Visser NA
Art O Hare from Link4 climate control.
Art O Hare from Link4 climate control.
Drew and Richard from Baker Vehicle Systems
Drew and Richard from Baker Vehicle Systems
Réjean Sicard from Damatex is introducing a new greenhouse control system.
Réjean Sicard from Damatex is introducing a new greenhouse control system.
Team from Klerks Hyplast Inc. greenhouse films.
Team from Klerks Hyplast Inc. greenhouse films.
Riococo team together with HortiDaily.com editor Boy de Nijs
Riococo team together with HortiDaily.com editor Boy de Nijs
Jake Whitfill from Agri-Plastics
Jake Whitfill from Agri-Plastics
Lumigrow hosted a meeting for growers on Monday morning. From left to right; Theo van de Sande from HortiConsulting, Ashley Veach from Lumigrow, Rainbouw Greenhouses B.C. head grower Rob O'Hara and Mathieu van de Sande from LumiGrow
Lumigrow hosted a meeting for growers on Monday morning. From left to right; Theo van de Sande from HortiConsulting, Ashley Veach from Lumigrow, Rainbouw Greenhouses B.C. head grower Rob O'Hara and Mathieu van de Sande from LumiGrow
team from Fine Americas plant growth regulators
team from Fine Americas plant growth regulators
Fiberlane is the USA brand name for TGU Greven. On the picture you will see three generations of the Reimann family.
Fiberlane is the USA brand name for TGU Greven. On the picture you will see three generations of the Reimann family.
Jeremy and Ryan from Koppert Biological Systems North America.
Jeremy and Ryan from Koppert Biological Systems North America.
Wadsworth Control Systems: Amanda, Patricia and Ben
Wadsworth Control Systems: Amanda, Patricia and Ben
Also Moshe Maroko from Agam Energy Systems was present with the Climate Converter. On the left his US distributor Zev Ilovitz from Resource Systems
Also Moshe Maroko from Agam Energy Systems was present with the Climate Converter. On the left his US distributor Zev Ilovitz from Resource Systems
Mark Fales from Coolair.
Mark Fales from Coolair.
Picas Innovative Software Solutions
Picas Innovative Software Solutions
Nufarm booth
Nufarm booth
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Tony and Jackie Barendregt from Cutting Edge Grower Supply, New Jersey.
Tony and Jackie Barendregt from Cutting Edge Grower Supply, New Jersey.
Joseph and Brad from Dewitt horti textiles
Joseph and Brad from Dewitt horti textiles
Patrick Voortman from JV Energy had some time to attend OFA while being busy with the large expansion of Truly Green in Chatham Kent, Canada.
Patrick Voortman from JV Energy had some time to attend OFA while being busy with the large expansion of Truly Green in Chatham Kent, Canada.
Gerard Koole from Havecon.
Gerard Koole from Havecon.
Netafim booth.
Netafim booth.
KG Systems
KG Systems
Aksel de Lasson from Aqua Hort together with US distributor Lars Marohn from Lauren Hailey Technologies.
Aksel de Lasson from Aqua Hort together with US distributor Lars Marohn from Lauren Hailey Technologies.
Kongmeng, Ed and Tim from Fiberdust together with Sunshine Growers Craig and Chris.
Kongmeng, Ed and Tim from Fiberdust together with Sunshine Growers Craig and Chris.
Christopher and Jonathan from Hanna Instruments.
Christopher and Jonathan from Hanna Instruments.
Brad from J&D Manufacturing
Brad from J&D Manufacturing
Tom Dorcey from Green.Tek
Tom Dorcey from Green.Tek
Kurt Keil from Advancing Alternatives with the Posi Clasp mobile roll-up curtain systems booth.
Kurt Keil from Advancing Alternatives with the Posi Clasp mobile roll-up curtain systems booth.
Denis Dullemans and Jeffrey Spies from Agrolux
Denis Dullemans and Jeffrey Spies from Agrolux
Lisa, Josh and Mike from Conley's Greenhouse Manufacturing, California.
Lisa, Josh and Mike from Conley's Greenhouse Manufacturing, California.
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Holland Heater in the booth of the Total Energy Group.
Holland Heater in the booth of the Total Energy Group.
Bom Group
Bom Group
Ryan Sanchez from Kase Horticulture.
Ryan Sanchez from Kase Horticulture.
Aldo from Techmek and Fabio from Da Ros shared a booth with their distributor Midas Nursery Solutions.
Aldo from Techmek and Fabio from Da Ros shared a booth with their distributor Midas Nursery Solutions.
Zwart Systems and Zwart Systems and Formflex Horticultural Systems in the back
Zwart Systems and Zwart Systems and Formflex Horticultural Systems in the back
Jim Eiynck from Eventemp Biomass
Jim Eiynck from Eventemp Biomass
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Erfgoed eb & flood systems booth.
Erfgoed eb & flood systems booth.
Isaac van Geest from Tava Systems, Ontario.
Isaac van Geest from Tava Systems, Ontario.
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TTA
TTA
Doug & Daniel from GTI, Kentucky
Doug & Daniel from GTI, Kentucky
The HortiMax team with there newest FertiMix-Go! unit. Click here for more info about this unit: www.hortidaily.com/article/2835/rss.xml
The HortiMax team with there newest FertiMix-Go! unit. Click here for more info about this unit: http://www.hortidaily.com/article/2835/rss.xml
John Deere Water
John Deere Water
Oasis Grower Solutions: Nathan, Vijay and Robin. If you want to learn more about Oasis and hydroponics, please read this article: www.hortidaily.com/article/1237/US-Our-growing-media-helps-growers,-large-and-small
Oasis Grower Solutions: Nathan, Vijay and Robin. If you want to learn more about Oasis and hydroponics, please read this article: http://www.hortidaily.com/article/1237/US-Our-growing-media-helps-growers,-large-and-small
Alle the way from Germany: Philip, Karen and Wolfgang from IPM Essen.
Alle the way from Germany: Philip, Karen and Wolfgang from IPM Essen.
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Michael O'Keefe from Ohio State University's intern program
Michael O'Keefe from Ohio State University's intern program
Ester Mastronardi from Paskal North America
Ester Mastronardi from Paskal North America
Richard Vollebregt from Cravo did not had a booth at OFA but was walking around to network.
Richard Vollebregt from Cravo did not had a booth at OFA but was walking around to network.
Peter Heemskerk from Mardenkro greenhouse shading products
Peter Heemskerk from Mardenkro greenhouse shading products
Huub Kemmere from MGS Hort Supplies Canada.
Huub Kemmere from MGS Hort Supplies Canada.
GGS Structures
GGS Structures
Ben de Cloet and Patrick Coppens from De Cloet Greenhouses.
Ben de Cloet and Patrick Coppens from De Cloet Greenhouses.
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Entrance of the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Entrance of the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Robin Hawks from Grayhawk greenhouse supplies recently did some projects in Europe.
Robin Hawks from Grayhawk greenhouse supplies recently did some projects in Europe.
PL Light is the North American branch of Hortilux Schréder. From left to right : Todd Phillips, Mark Kingson and James Grouzos
PL Light is the North American branch of Hortilux Schréder. From left to right : Todd Phillips, Mark Kingson and James Grouzos
Josh Ladd from Ken-Bar
Josh Ladd from Ken-Bar
Dirk Herens from Attko together with his wife.
Dirk Herens from Attko together with his wife.
Sanda Jovasevic from Plat-prod
Sanda Jovasevic from Plat-prod
Alan Miller from Phyton. Their Phyton 35 broad spectrum bactericide and fungicide is now loabeled for fruit and veg.
Alan Miller from Phyton. Their Phyton 35 broad spectrum bactericide and fungicide is now loabeled for fruit and veg.
Ginegar was present in the booth of A.M. Leonard.
Ginegar was present in the booth of A.M. Leonard.
Li Mi Cheng from BoMan Energy Saving Shading Screens is exhibiting at almost every greenhouse related trade show that exists.
Li Mi Cheng from BoMan Energy Saving Shading Screens is exhibiting at almost every greenhouse related trade show that exists.
Jan Koenekoop from Jade Systems together wit Rene van Dijk of Rene van Dijk Greenhouse Automation.
Jan Koenekoop from Jade Systems together wit Rene van Dijk of Rene van Dijk Greenhouse Automation.
Jason Koskelowski from Co-EX
Jason Koskelowski from Co-EX
Pam Temko from Dosatron USA
Pam Temko from Dosatron USA
Paul Jaeger from Micro Grow Greenhouse Systems. Micro Grow is official reseller of Sercom Automation Control.
Paul Jaeger from Micro Grow Greenhouse Systems. Micro Grow is official reseller of Sercom Automation Control.
Mark Stanley from MicroCool adiabatic cooling systems.
Mark Stanley from MicroCool adiabatic cooling systems.
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Grant Rundblade of Tyler Enterprises / Masterblend
Grant Rundblade of Tyler Enterprises / Masterblend
Michael Kovalycsik from Delta T Solutions
Michael Kovalycsik from Delta T Solutions
Dutch alliance of greenhouse constructors and manufacturers. Danny, Denis, Henk, Nico and Gerard.
Dutch alliance of greenhouse constructors and manufacturers. Danny, Denis, Henk, Nico and Gerard.
Harnois Greenhouses presented the new Ovaltech 42 construction.
Harnois Greenhouses presented the new Ovaltech 42 construction.
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Anderson Injectors
Anderson Injectors
team of Ludy Greenhouses.
team of Ludy Greenhouses.
As usual presen at every horti show: Suseel Thomas from Madappatt India with the Koko Growbag
As usual presen at every horti show: Suseel Thomas from Madappatt India with the Koko Growbag
Booth from Atlas Greenhouse Structures
Booth from Atlas Greenhouse Structures
Arthij van der Veer is co-ordinator for MPS certification in Latin America.
Arthij van der Veer is co-ordinator for MPS certification in Latin America.
Robert Fritchen from Modine in conversation with trade show visitors.
Robert Fritchen from Modine in conversation with trade show visitors.
Philips Horticulture
Philips Horticulture
Shan Halamba and Argy J Kontogiannis from Riococo at the last day of the show.
Shan Halamba and Argy J Kontogiannis from Riococo at the last day of the show.
Johann Buck from Hort Americas together with Boy de Nijs from HortiDaily.com
Johann Buck from Hort Americas together with Boy de Nijs from HortiDaily.com
American Hydroponics. Want to learn more about AmHydro's NFT systems: read this article: www.hortidaily.com/article/456/Local-growers-deliver-quality-produce-thanks-to-user-friendly-hydroponics
American Hydroponics. Want to learn more about AmHydro's NFT systems: read this article: http://www.hortidaily.com/article/456/Local-growers-deliver-quality-produce-thanks-to-user-friendly-hydroponics
Decker Brand Manufacturing
Decker Brand Manufacturing
Mighty Mato is a tomato plant for retailers
Mighty Mato is a tomato plant for retailers
And last but not least: Marcel Schulte and Michiel van Spronsen from HollandGaas.
And last but not least: Marcel Schulte and Michiel van Spronsen from HollandGaas.

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