Cultivate '17, Columbus, Ohio

​ The new registration area in the recently opened atrium of the Columbus Convention Centre.
​ The new registration area in the recently opened atrium of the Columbus Convention Centre.
​Arjan van der Meer and Arie Boot are kept busy with some interesting projects in North America.
​Arjan van der Meer and Arie Boot are kept busy with some interesting projects in North America.
Pien, Jan and Michiel of Lemnis Oreon.
Pien, Jan and Michiel of Lemnis Oreon.
These guys know how to handle the heat: Wouter of VItotherm, John with Altisol, Theo from TK Topboiler and Geert-Willem of Vitotherm.
These guys know how to handle the heat: Wouter of VItotherm, John with Altisol, Theo from TK Topboiler and Geert-Willem of Vitotherm.
Good times with Margaret Hancock and Rens Muusers at the booth of Grodan.
Good times with Margaret Hancock and Rens Muusers at the booth of Grodan.
​ Nathan Turner promoting adiabatic cooling with Ikeuchi’s Dry Fog
​ Nathan Turner promoting adiabatic cooling with Ikeuchi’s Dry Fog
​ Drew, Joris and John were proud to showcase the updated V-Flow Fan
​ Drew, Joris and John were proud to showcase the updated V-Flow Fan
​ Mark, Joey, John and Eric happy to promote the rebranded Illumitex logo.
​ Mark, Joey, John and Eric happy to promote the rebranded Illumitex logo.
​ VRE’s future is this sbright that they need shading 24-7.
​ VRE’s future is this sbright that they need shading 24-7.
The team of Total Energy: Arthur, Peter, Kees, Bert, Johan and Dennis!
The team of Total Energy: Arthur, Peter, Kees, Bert, Johan and Dennis!
​ Michael Chrisman and Yining Zang of the Ohio State University, again hosting a large group of interns this year.
​ Michael Chrisman and Yining Zang of the Ohio State University, again hosting a large group of interns this year.
​ Andrew Volputti and Ron James of PARsource, informing many visitors about their new financing plans.
​ Andrew Volputti and Ron James of PARsource, informing many visitors about their new financing plans.
​ Nick and Denny of Evonik promoting the new diffused acrylite drip resist material. RosaFlora is one of the first to install this on a large scale.
​ Nick and Denny of Evonik promoting the new diffused acrylite drip resist material. RosaFlora is one of the first to install this on a large scale.
​ Evonik’s new Acrylite drip resists comes in 8 and 16 mm.
​ Evonik’s new Acrylite drip resists comes in 8 and 16 mm.
​ Mike McCaw and Leigh Dodd of Jaderloon.
​ Mike McCaw and Leigh Dodd of Jaderloon.
With 81 years of experience, Arie Boot of Gakon is probably the most experienced man in U.S greenhouse construction.
With 81 years of experience, Arie Boot of Gakon is probably the most experienced man in U.S greenhouse construction.
​ Growing edibles is booming, even seed breeder Seminis was present to promote its homegrow varieties.
​ Growing edibles is booming, even seed breeder Seminis was present to promote its homegrow varieties.
​ Barry, Andrew and Rob of Zwart Systems.
​ Barry, Andrew and Rob of Zwart Systems.
​ It’s always busy at Ball!
​ It’s always busy at Ball!
​ Graham, Dana and Blair with Mycorrhizall.
​ Graham, Dana and Blair with Mycorrhizall.
​ Heliospectra was proud to showcase their new Cortex software suite.
​ Heliospectra was proud to showcase their new Cortex software suite.
​ Benjamin Martin and Wayne Lickers of Cravo.
​ Benjamin Martin and Wayne Lickers of Cravo.
​ Jeremy Webb, Craig Estes and Avery Brickles of Koppert Biological Systems.
​ Jeremy Webb, Craig Estes and Avery Brickles of Koppert Biological Systems.
​ Koppelt introduces new Swirskii Sachets, made of biodegradable plastics.
​ Koppelt introduces new Swirskii Sachets, made of biodegradable plastics.
​ Some of the advantages….
​ Some of the advantages….
​ When you say Cultivate, we say Glenn Behrmanl the director of Growtainers and CEA Advisors, and better known as the founding father of the container farm.
​ When you say Cultivate, we say Glenn Behrmanl the director of Growtainers and CEA Advisors, and better known as the founding father of the container farm.
​ Edibles, hydroponics and aquaponics win terrain at Cultivate!
​ Edibles, hydroponics and aquaponics win terrain at Cultivate!
​ Ron Wyatt with Blackmore promoting organic Ellepots.
​ Ron Wyatt with Blackmore promoting organic Ellepots.
​ Pam, Lela and Kira of Dosatron.
​ Pam, Lela and Kira of Dosatron.
​ Warren Manning of Klerks, the U.S. distributor for Hyplast’s greenhouse films and agricultural plastics.
​ Warren Manning of Klerks, the U.S. distributor for Hyplast’s greenhouse films and agricultural plastics.
​ The trouble makers of Lambert Peat Moss.
​ The trouble makers of Lambert Peat Moss.
​ Alberto Amorim is Cultivate’s biggest Trouble Maker.
​ Alberto Amorim is Cultivate’s biggest Trouble Maker.
​ Esther and Niclas Heescher of Novavert promoting their German quality screen systems.
​ Esther and Niclas Heescher of Novavert promoting their German quality screen systems.
​ Strawberry Hill Farms visiting California greenhouse manufacturer Conley’s.
​ Strawberry Hill Farms visiting California greenhouse manufacturer Conley’s.
​ All the way from Italy: Anna Lospennato and Alexandro Bessone of Termotecnica Pericoli.
​ All the way from Italy: Anna Lospennato and Alexandro Bessone of Termotecnica Pericoli.
​ Rick Knifley with Netafim irrigation.
​ Rick Knifley with Netafim irrigation.
​ Peter Rense of Holland Scheming was visiting the show as always.
​ Peter Rense of Holland Scheming was visiting the show as always.
​ Can shirts be more white? Growing without dirt keeps everything clean for Grow-Tech’s Siege, Jamie and Scott.
​ Can shirts be more white? Growing without dirt keeps everything clean for Grow-Tech’s Siege, Jamie and Scott.
​ Ziv Shaked of DryGair together with Jamie Lee Nicodem and Derek McLaughlin of Bellpark Horticulture.
​ Ziv Shaked of DryGair together with Jamie Lee Nicodem and Derek McLaughlin of Bellpark Horticulture.
​ Dominic Dupres with Wayne and Rejean Sicard of Damatex Controls.
​ Dominic Dupres with Wayne and Rejean Sicard of Damatex Controls.
​ Buzzing times for Biobest’s Paul, Antonin, Emily, Jason, Charlie and Veronica.
​ Buzzing times for Biobest’s Paul, Antonin, Emily, Jason, Charlie and Veronica.
​ Eric Nyberg and Soren Nielsen of Pindstrup substrates. Also Soren completed the 5k Flower Run!
​ Eric Nyberg and Soren Nielsen of Pindstrup substrates. Also Soren completed the 5k Flower Run!
​ Bart Kester and Edward Verbal of VB Greenhouses & Climate.
​ Bart Kester and Edward Verbal of VB Greenhouses & Climate.
​ Jaap Vandermeij, an internationally active interim horticulture manager, is ready to take on new challenges.
​ Jaap Vandermeij, an internationally active interim horticulture manager, is ready to take on new challenges.
​ Magnation’s Mike Cohn was promoting a wireless autonomic magnetization add-on for irrigation rigs.
​ Magnation’s Mike Cohn was promoting a wireless autonomic magnetization add-on for irrigation rigs.
​ Our Chinese friends Ray Yang, Spring Zhu and Zhiqiang Long of Beijing Sangreen.
​ Our Chinese friends Ray Yang, Spring Zhu and Zhiqiang Long of Beijing Sangreen.
​ Craig Willet recently joined the A.M.A. Plastics family.
​ Craig Willet recently joined the A.M.A. Plastics family.
​ Ruud van Aperen and Peter van den Bemd of MJ-Tech high pressure fog systems, first time exhibitors at Cultivate!
​ Ruud van Aperen and Peter van den Bemd of MJ-Tech high pressure fog systems, first time exhibitors at Cultivate!
​ Jan-Kees Boerman and Gert-Jan Bosman of EMS informing Jacob about environmental monitoring solutions!
​ Jan-Kees Boerman and Gert-Jan Bosman of EMS informing Jacob about environmental monitoring solutions!
​ Kasi , Jannan, Shawn, Craig and Connie and Rick, who again celebrated their anniversary at Cultivate.
​ Kasi , Jannan, Shawn, Craig and Connie and Rick, who again celebrated their anniversary at Cultivate.
Representatives of Kaneya visiting the Plant-Prod team.
Representatives of Kaneya visiting the Plant-Prod team.
​ Philippe Maigret of Richel Greenhouses.
​ Philippe Maigret of Richel Greenhouses.
​ Mr. Newlux : Justin vanderPutten of Bellpark Horticulture.
​ Mr. Newlux : Justin vanderPutten of Bellpark Horticulture.
​ Robert Chave of Harnois (with new logo!) welcomes VRE’s Ron Berkhout at his booth.
​ Robert Chave of Harnois (with new logo!) welcomes VRE’s Ron Berkhout at his booth.
​ Father and son Will and Graham Goodenough of Seederman were expecting us for their annual picture. Great job guys, I believe this is good enough!
​ Father and son Will and Graham Goodenough of Seederman were expecting us for their annual picture. Great job guys, I believe this is good enough!
​ Thumbs up at Plant Products, who were celebrating their 10 year anniversary this year. From left to right: Rob Lee, Carly Scholtz , Alyssa Moreno, Huub Kemmere and Andrew Eye!
​ Thumbs up at Plant Products, who were celebrating their 10 year anniversary this year. From left to right: Rob Lee, Carly Scholtz , Alyssa Moreno, Huub Kemmere and Andrew Eye!
​ Peter Heemskerk of Redusystems catches up with Barend of Zwart Systems.
​ Peter Heemskerk of Redusystems catches up with Barend of Zwart Systems.
​ Karl Eckert of Eckerts Greenhouses.
​ Karl Eckert of Eckerts Greenhouses.
​ Claudia Zehnpfennig and Jordan Goulet of Osram horticultural lighting.
​ Claudia Zehnpfennig and Jordan Goulet of Osram horticultural lighting.
​ Cropking again broght a greenhouse, this year with high wire tomatoes and a gutter system.
​ Cropking again broght a greenhouse, this year with high wire tomatoes and a gutter system.
​ Organic Ellepots at the booth of Griffin.
​ Organic Ellepots at the booth of Griffin.
​ Brett Kroszner of Griffin.
​ Brett Kroszner of Griffin.
​ There was enough to see nearby the Syngenta booth
​ There was enough to see nearby the Syngenta booth
​ Arjen van Eekelen and Adam Lagerwerf with Paul Boers Greenhouses.
​ Arjen van Eekelen and Adam Lagerwerf with Paul Boers Greenhouses.
​ Cropking’s Paul Brentlinger talks hydroponics with visitors.
​ Cropking’s Paul Brentlinger talks hydroponics with visitors.
They know everything about measurements at the booth of Hanna Instruments.
They know everything about measurements at the booth of Hanna Instruments.
​ Jennifer and Case of Global Hort promoting the Steenks’s Stefix. My dad has one!
​ Jennifer and Case of Global Hort promoting the Steenks’s Stefix. My dad has one!
​ David Boutros and Dean Colasanti catching up with AP Helterbrand of Rough.
​ David Boutros and Dean Colasanti catching up with AP Helterbrand of Rough.
​ We scored a marvelous Excalibur Fidget Spinner!
​ We scored a marvelous Excalibur Fidget Spinner!
​ Smiles at Suntory
​ Smiles at Suntory
​ Visser’s Charlotte Langerak and Robert-Jan in ’t Veld at the Bellpark booth.
​ Visser’s Charlotte Langerak and Robert-Jan in ’t Veld at the Bellpark booth.
Keith Jones of the Biological Products Industry Alliance catching up with a representative of its memeber Biosafe Systems
Keith Jones of the Biological Products Industry Alliance catching up with a representative of its memeber Biosafe Systems
​ Greg Lecki of OSU’s Ohio Intern Program.
​ Greg Lecki of OSU’s Ohio Intern Program.
​ Dave Kuack, the freelance technical writer that knows how to write about horticulture
​ Dave Kuack, the freelance technical writer that knows how to write about horticulture
​ AgriNomix’ Robert Lando.
​ AgriNomix’ Robert Lando.
​ Matthieu vandeSande of PlantLab USA.
​ Matthieu vandeSande of PlantLab USA.
​ Chris Aarts of C&E Wire Products and Crop Hooks.
​ Chris Aarts of C&E Wire Products and Crop Hooks.
​ Josh Carnevale and Carly Colasanti of Excalibur.
​ Josh Carnevale and Carly Colasanti of Excalibur.
​ Chris Dave with Beneficial Insectary
​ Chris Dave with Beneficial Insectary
​ Greenbelt Microgreen’s Ian Adamson with Loris Gallo of Urbinati.
​ Greenbelt Microgreen’s Ian Adamson with Loris Gallo of Urbinati.
​ Wil Helmker of the University of Akron and canabis entrepreneur Timothy Madden with Biodynamics Inc.
​ Wil Helmker of the University of Akron and canabis entrepreneur Timothy Madden with Biodynamics Inc.
​ Alberta-based hort consultant Cees Vandenenden was visiting the show.
​ Alberta-based hort consultant Cees Vandenenden was visiting the show.
Jack Wackerman and Scott Toad of Haifa North America.
Jack Wackerman and Scott Toad of Haifa North America.
​ Robert Hanifin, Kelly Harris and Maurico Manotas of Svensson.
​ Robert Hanifin, Kelly Harris and Maurico Manotas of Svensson.
​ It are busy times at Svensson.Stella Thomas is happy to have the help of her new colleague Betsy Barnes on her side.
​ It are busy times at Svensson.Stella Thomas is happy to have the help of her new colleague Betsy Barnes on her side.
The new coloured deco garden center screens of Svensson.
The new coloured deco garden center screens of Svensson.
​ Egbert Bruins started last year at AP Holland.
​ Egbert Bruins started last year at AP Holland.
​ Also the Philips team is getting larger by the year.
​ Also the Philips team is getting larger by the year.
Drinks party at the Philips booth!
Drinks party at the Philips booth!
​ Did you know that the guys of American Coolair are big fans of Tarzan?
​ Did you know that the guys of American Coolair are big fans of Tarzan?
​ A Dutch ‘Onder Onsje” at the booth of Luiten Greenhouses with Floris, Bert, Arie, Johan and Kick.
​ A Dutch ‘Onder Onsje” at the booth of Luiten Greenhouses with Floris, Bert, Arie, Johan and Kick.
​ Also the Hort Americas team is growing, just like their customers and catalog!
​ Also the Hort Americas team is growing, just like their customers and catalog!
​ Ruben Lensing brought fifty shades of greenhouse chalk.
​ Ruben Lensing brought fifty shades of greenhouse chalk.
​ Mark, Bill, Heath and Matt of Atlas moved to ta not to miss location at the other side of the exhibition hall this year.
​ Mark, Bill, Heath and Matt of Atlas moved to ta not to miss location at the other side of the exhibition hall this year.
​ Rebecca Graham recently joined Pelemix to help Marc and Eli build the brand.
​ Rebecca Graham recently joined Pelemix to help Marc and Eli build the brand.
​ Vittorio Genuardi from Italian greenhouse manufacturer Lucchini.
​ Vittorio Genuardi from Italian greenhouse manufacturer Lucchini.
​ Bill Whittaker and Dave Taylor of Priva.
​ Bill Whittaker and Dave Taylor of Priva.
​ Stuart Shim demonstrating the new NFC track and trace function of the eps beehives at the booth of B.P. Grower
​ Stuart Shim demonstrating the new NFC track and trace function of the eps beehives at the booth of B.P. Grower
​ Stuart Shim promoting the styrofoam aquaponic supplies of Beaver Plastics.
​ Stuart Shim promoting the styrofoam aquaponic supplies of Beaver Plastics.
​ Andreas and Monika Reimann of German textiles manufacturer Reimann Emsdetten.
​ Andreas and Monika Reimann of German textiles manufacturer Reimann Emsdetten.
​ Adrian and Jodi Roelands of Roelands Plant Farms in Ontario once again brought the next generation of plant propagators to Columbus.
​ Adrian and Jodi Roelands of Roelands Plant Farms in Ontario once again brought the next generation of plant propagators to Columbus.
​ The Heliospectra team: Karin, Jackie, Caroline, Ali, Meagon, Tracey and Sabrina.
​ The Heliospectra team: Karin, Jackie, Caroline, Ali, Meagon, Tracey and Sabrina.
​ Cool smiles from MicroCool!
​ Cool smiles from MicroCool!
​ Mike Goyette is a Proven Winner: He finished the 5K FlowerRun in a time of 20:06.
​ Mike Goyette is a Proven Winner: He finished the 5K FlowerRun in a time of 20:06.
​ Dutch agricultural counselor Ton Akkerman welcomed everybody at the dinks reception of the Dutch Embassy. Akkerman once again expressed the importance of the Dutch in the global horticulture market. More than 35 Dutch companies were exhibiting at the Cultivate show.
​ Dutch agricultural counselor Ton Akkerman welcomed everybody at the dinks reception of the Dutch Embassy. Akkerman once again expressed the importance of the Dutch in the global horticulture market. More than 35 Dutch companies were exhibiting at the Cultivate show.
​ New Mexico MMJ entrepreneur Eric Howard was visiting the show with Adam Pound of Agra Tech Greenhouse Manufacturing.
​ New Mexico MMJ entrepreneur Eric Howard was visiting the show with Adam Pound of Agra Tech Greenhouse Manufacturing.
​ HortiDaily’s Eelkje Pulley with Lou Vergeer of Rijnbeek Perenials.
​ HortiDaily’s Eelkje Pulley with Lou Vergeer of Rijnbeek Perenials.
We forgot to take a picture of Mountain High's Gill van der Drift, so here is a picture of Rod Stewart instead.
We forgot to take a picture of Mountain High's Gill van der Drift, so here is a picture of Rod Stewart instead.
​ Marcel and Norma Vijverberg of V-Maxx.
​ Marcel and Norma Vijverberg of V-Maxx.
HortiMax, Hoogendoorn and Priva.....is there a big merger taking place soon? Picture credits for Marcel Vijverberg of V-Maxx. Thanks for the scoop Marcel!
HortiMax, Hoogendoorn and Priva.....is there a big merger taking place soon? Picture credits for Marcel Vijverberg of V-Maxx. Thanks for the scoop Marcel!
​ Marcel Schulte of Holland Gaas had to borrow our camera to shoot a picture of HortiDaily’s Boy de Nijs and Peter Rense of Holland Scherming.
​ Marcel Schulte of Holland Gaas had to borrow our camera to shoot a picture of HortiDaily’s Boy de Nijs and Peter Rense of Holland Scherming.
​ Codema’s Danny van den Bosch and Roeland van Dijk.
​ Codema’s Danny van den Bosch and Roeland van Dijk.
Ann Boyrazian and Mariska Dreschler from the Amsterdam Rai, promoting the Greentech exhibition that is held in Amsterdam again June 2018. For more info go to www.greentech.nl
Ann Boyrazian and Mariska Dreschler from the Amsterdam Rai, promoting the Greentech exhibition that is held in Amsterdam again June 2018. For more info go to www.greentech.nl
​ Ton Versteeg of Bom Greenhouses with Rough’s John Hoogeboom, who will be retiring this year.
​ Ton Versteeg of Bom Greenhouses with Rough’s John Hoogeboom, who will be retiring this year.
​ Myria van Raemdonck, Caroline Feytel and Ton Akkerman of the Dutch agricultural council in the U.S.
​ Myria van Raemdonck, Caroline Feytel and Ton Akkerman of the Dutch agricultural council in the U.S.
​ Dave Taylor, Mike Marino and Henry VanGameren of of Priva North America.
​ Dave Taylor, Mike Marino and Henry VanGameren of of Priva North America.
​ Mark and Al van den Ende and Mike Gaalenkamp of Ontario-based Acrobat Projects.
​ Mark and Al van den Ende and Mike Gaalenkamp of Ontario-based Acrobat Projects.
​ Dirk Heerens of Attko Greenhouses and Klaas-Jan de Ruiter of Bonar Agro.
​ Dirk Heerens of Attko Greenhouses and Klaas-Jan de Ruiter of Bonar Agro.
Marcel Schulte of Holland Gaas
Marcel Schulte of Holland Gaas
​ Bom Group’s Ton Versteeg attended the PCA conference in Australia last week and now knows what a jetlag really feels like.
​ Bom Group’s Ton Versteeg attended the PCA conference in Australia last week and now knows what a jetlag really feels like.
​ Gert-Jan Zantingh of Zantingh burners with U.S.-based greenhouse builder Michel Timmermans.
​ Gert-Jan Zantingh of Zantingh burners with U.S.-based greenhouse builder Michel Timmermans.
​ New 3-D printed daisy-chainable protoypes at the booth of Fluence Bioengineering.
​ New 3-D printed daisy-chainable protoypes at the booth of Fluence Bioengineering.
​ It is thin and it is cool; the new generation of Fluence luminaires.
​ It is thin and it is cool; the new generation of Fluence luminaires.
​ Nick Klase and Jerry Kieran of Fluence Bioengineering.
​ Nick Klase and Jerry Kieran of Fluence Bioengineering.
​ Aaron Sumption of Robinson Fresh visits Aad van Ruijven of Elektravon Haket
​ Aaron Sumption of Robinson Fresh visits Aad van Ruijven of Elektravon Haket
​ All the way from New Zealand: Kevin Blackmore of Autogrow.
​ All the way from New Zealand: Kevin Blackmore of Autogrow.
​ Jenny Harris and Joe Swartz of AMHydro brought their intern Luke Harris to Columbus.
​ Jenny Harris and Joe Swartz of AMHydro brought their intern Luke Harris to Columbus.
​ Pieter, Bekki and Ben of De Cloet recently completed a nice project at Hoogenboom Farms in Ontario. More about it later in HortIDaily!
​ Pieter, Bekki and Ben of De Cloet recently completed a nice project at Hoogenboom Farms in Ontario. More about it later in HortIDaily!
​ Dave Munoz and Dan Griffin of BFG proudly showing the new Speedygreen stone wool that they developed with Benfried Substrates.
​ Dave Munoz and Dan Griffin of BFG proudly showing the new Speedygreen stone wool that they developed with Benfried Substrates.
​ Joel Pechin of BioTherm knows all about heating, but even more about Photoshop.
​ Joel Pechin of BioTherm knows all about heating, but even more about Photoshop.
​ The heat is on in the new boiler room booth of BioTherm; from l to r: Dan, Joel and Mike.
​ The heat is on in the new boiler room booth of BioTherm; from l to r: Dan, Joel and Mike.
​ Michael, John and Kyle with General Hydroponics.
​ Michael, John and Kyle with General Hydroponics.
Vincenzo Russo of Vifra High Pressure Fog Systems and Humidity Management.
Vincenzo Russo of Vifra High Pressure Fog Systems and Humidity Management.
​ Progrowtech LEDs represented by Dave, Andrew and Tnos.
​ Progrowtech LEDs represented by Dave, Andrew and Tnos.
​ Johan Solleveld of Prins USA is working on an impressive large cannabis project.
​ Johan Solleveld of Prins USA is working on an impressive large cannabis project.
​ Eric Smith of Smith Gardens and Erfgoed signed a contract for a new Erfgoed Floor in the presence of Agricultural Counsellor Ton Akkerman of the Dutch Embassy in Washington.
​ Eric Smith of Smith Gardens and Erfgoed signed a contract for a new Erfgoed Floor in the presence of Agricultural Counsellor Ton Akkerman of the Dutch Embassy in Washington.
​ Normally we have Lynn and Jeff on our picture, but Paul is just as handsome. Or not? Please let us know your thoughts at jeff@nexus.com.
​ Normally we have Lynn and Jeff on our picture, but Paul is just as handsome. Or not? Please let us know your thoughts at jeff@nexus.com.
​ Don Willis and Daniel Grincewitcz with Jiffy.
​ Don Willis and Daniel Grincewitcz with Jiffy.
​ If you are Dutch you have to wear a suit. But then you should not forget your tie. From left to the right : Michiel, Wil, Ron (who forgot his tie at the hotel) Thomas ( Not Dutch, so no suit or tie required) and Joep of Ridder / HortiMaX.
​ If you are Dutch you have to wear a suit. But then you should not forget your tie. From left to the right : Michiel, Wil, Ron (who forgot his tie at the hotel) Thomas ( Not Dutch, so no suit or tie required) and Joep of Ridder / HortiMaX.
​ Jim Rearden of BioTherm receives a lot of interest for his oToob. More about it later in HortiDaily.
​ Jim Rearden of BioTherm receives a lot of interest for his oToob. More about it later in HortiDaily.
​ Michael Kovalycsik with Delta T Solutions.
​ Michael Kovalycsik with Delta T Solutions.
​ Steve, Gary and David of FlowVision asked us if we could photoshop this picture and make them look better. Did we do it?
​ Steve, Gary and David of FlowVision asked us if we could photoshop this picture and make them look better. Did we do it?
​ Sorry Ludy Greenhouse, we couldn’t get that entire greenhouse for you on the picture. Next time we will bring a wide angle lense!
​ Sorry Ludy Greenhouse, we couldn’t get that entire greenhouse for you on the picture. Next time we will bring a wide angle lense!
​ Impressive colors and varieties as the Sakata booth this year.
​ Impressive colors and varieties as the Sakata booth this year.
​ Morris, Eric, Alex and Brandon with Argus Controls.
​ Morris, Eric, Alex and Brandon with Argus Controls.
​ Busy monday morning!
​ Busy monday morning!
The new varieties zone was larger than ever.
The new varieties zone was larger than ever.
"​ Alicia "Ya" Pan from Chinese greenhouse glass manufacturer Shandong."
"​ Alicia "Ya" Pan from Chinese greenhouse glass manufacturer Shandong."
​ Richard Fu with AgriVolution vertical farming and lighting solutions.
​ Richard Fu with AgriVolution vertical farming and lighting solutions.
​ Also WPS was present at Cultivate.
​ Also WPS was present at Cultivate.
​ Helder with Crop Defenders was promoting their beneficial insects and bumblebees.
​ Helder with Crop Defenders was promoting their beneficial insects and bumblebees.
​ New at Cultivate were several companies that where showcasing vertical farming setups.
​ New at Cultivate were several companies that where showcasing vertical farming setups.
​ Oliver Russo of Mosa Green seeding and nursery equipment.
​ Oliver Russo of Mosa Green seeding and nursery equipment.
​ Mikskaar substrates.
​ Mikskaar substrates.
​ Alex Grossi and Bill Harpole of Sunlight Supply.
​ Alex Grossi and Bill Harpole of Sunlight Supply.
​ Michiel, Jay, Tom and Lorenzo of Javo USA.
​ Michiel, Jay, Tom and Lorenzo of Javo USA.
​ Tero, Helena and Patrik of Green Automation USA.
​ Tero, Helena and Patrik of Green Automation USA.
​ Kurt, Zev and Joshua with Envirotech.
​ Kurt, Zev and Joshua with Envirotech.
​ Dirk Heerens of Attko Greenhouse Inc. and Greenhouseparts USA.
​ Dirk Heerens of Attko Greenhouse Inc. and Greenhouseparts USA.
Johan Roelandt and Sande Kalla Supply always draw a lot of attention.
Johan Roelandt and Sande Kalla Supply always draw a lot of attention.
​​ Andreas and Monika Reimann visiting Tyler, Jared, Les, Kurt and Andrew at the Dramm booth.
​​ Andreas and Monika Reimann visiting Tyler, Jared, Les, Kurt and Andrew at the Dramm booth.
Skip, James and Dennis of Rough Brothers Inc.
Skip, James and Dennis of Rough Brothers Inc.
​ Patricia Dean with the new Envirostep at the booth of Wadsworth.
​ Patricia Dean with the new Envirostep at the booth of Wadsworth.
​ Wadsworth Controls’ Art O’Hare.
​ Wadsworth Controls’ Art O’Hare.
Jack Ferrel with FloraSearch.
Jack Ferrel with FloraSearch.
Many job offers and open positions at the job board sponsored by FloraSearch!
Many job offers and open positions at the job board sponsored by FloraSearch!
Jake Whitfill from Agri-Plastics
Jake Whitfill from Agri-Plastics
Nick Boelen and Andre Braam of Van der Knaap.
Nick Boelen and Andre Braam of Van der Knaap.
Pieter Kwakernaak of Hoogendoorn.
Pieter Kwakernaak of Hoogendoorn.
Pieter almost sold a complete iSii system to this Californian grower. As you can see they are having a ball.
Pieter almost sold a complete iSii system to this Californian grower. As you can see they are having a ball.
Alan and Beverly Rowe with Horticultural Equipment Services.
Alan and Beverly Rowe with Horticultural Equipment Services.
Checking out the offer at the TTA booth.
Checking out the offer at the TTA booth.
"Oranje Boven" at the Dummen booth."
"Oranje Boven" at the Dummen booth."
Andrew Konicki of Dummen Orange.
Andrew Konicki of Dummen Orange.
Yanick Harnois and Sylvain Blais of Harnois Industries.
Yanick Harnois and Sylvain Blais of Harnois Industries.
Morten, Frank, Kerstin, Bill and Sven of Lock Drives.
Morten, Frank, Kerstin, Bill and Sven of Lock Drives.
Luigi Pezzon of Pati Plastics at the booth of Lucchini.
Luigi Pezzon of Pati Plastics at the booth of Lucchini.
Ellis Products.
Ellis Products.
Richard van Wingerden of Van Wingerden Greenhouse Company and Alexander van der Ven of Boal
Richard van Wingerden of Van Wingerden Greenhouse Company and Alexander van der Ven of Boal
Steven Szewczyk and James Grouzos with P.L Light Systems.
Steven Szewczyk and James Grouzos with P.L Light Systems.
Andrea Rimert was promoting the Hummert conference at Cultivate.
Andrea Rimert was promoting the Hummert conference at Cultivate.
The team of ICL: Kurt, Sharon, Nick and Don.
The team of ICL: Kurt, Sharon, Nick and Don.
Cherry Creek Systems.
Cherry Creek Systems.
Shelby VandenEnden of Vineland Research and Innovantion Centre welcomes Alex de Leon of Hoogendoorn and Rachelle Cole of G&V Greenhouse Solutions at her booth.
Shelby VandenEnden of Vineland Research and Innovantion Centre welcomes Alex de Leon of Hoogendoorn and Rachelle Cole of G&V Greenhouse Solutions at her booth.
Jens Jaegerholm and Viktoria Petersen of Danish Greenhouse Supply.
Jens Jaegerholm and Viktoria Petersen of Danish Greenhouse Supply.
Yes we got him: Tyler Baras aka Farmer Tyler!!!
Yes we got him: Tyler Baras aka Farmer Tyler!!!
kayla Bertsch and Michelle Moore with Adaptive Plastics.
kayla Bertsch and Michelle Moore with Adaptive Plastics.
More than 30 aisles kept us busy this year!
More than 30 aisles kept us busy this year!
The Billhorn family of United Greenhouse Systems ; Dan, Jonathan and Justin.
The Billhorn family of United Greenhouse Systems ; Dan, Jonathan and Justin.
Laura Barbinson and Jim Zablocki of Plantex promoting the new Duo-Tote bag.
Laura Barbinson and Jim Zablocki of Plantex promoting the new Duo-Tote bag.
Robert Hoffman and Ilir Cela of Shenandoah Growers visiting Jan Koenekoop and Scott Fender of JADE Systems.
Robert Hoffman and Ilir Cela of Shenandoah Growers visiting Jan Koenekoop and Scott Fender of JADE Systems.
Jenny Klase of Fluence with Greg Ackland and Rob Hendriks of GGS.
Jenny Klase of Fluence with Greg Ackland and Rob Hendriks of GGS.
Boy Perdeams of Gavita (the living proof that our editor is not the only one called Boy) and Erik Duivenvoorde of Maximum Yield.
Boy Perdeams of Gavita (the living proof that our editor is not the only one called Boy) and Erik Duivenvoorde of Maximum Yield.
Aaron Bickel, Albert Pinto and Stephen Schormann of FormFlex/MetaZet.
Aaron Bickel, Albert Pinto and Stephen Schormann of FormFlex/MetaZet.
Jeff Agee and Lars Marohn of Lauren Hailey Technologies, promoting Akdel Delasson's Aqua-Hort System.
Jeff Agee and Lars Marohn of Lauren Hailey Technologies, promoting Akdel Delasson's Aqua-Hort System.
The Coulter family of GGS structures.
The Coulter family of GGS structures.
Jeff Naymik, Dave Hyre, Brenton Williams, Colleen Schloss and Michael Wiebe of OASIS Grower Solutions, promoting their easy to use plant propagation substrates and growing media.
Jeff Naymik, Dave Hyre, Brenton Williams, Colleen Schloss and Michael Wiebe of OASIS Grower Solutions, promoting their easy to use plant propagation substrates and growing media.
The Berger team forgot to bring the Dutch poffertjes this year. Better luck next time at the Canadian Greenhouse Conference?
The Berger team forgot to bring the Dutch poffertjes this year. Better luck next time at the Canadian Greenhouse Conference?
Alicia Cervantes with Ginegar greenhouse covers.
Alicia Cervantes with Ginegar greenhouse covers.
Alicain Carlson promoting Syngenta's Sunfinity sun flowers.
Alicain Carlson promoting Syngenta's Sunfinity sun flowers.
Mark Stanley of MicroCool high pressure fog systems.
Mark Stanley of MicroCool high pressure fog systems.
Negotiations at the booth of FibreDust.
Negotiations at the booth of FibreDust.
Scotts Miracle Gro visiting Brian, Sam and Andrew of Fibre Dust.
Scotts Miracle Gro visiting Brian, Sam and Andrew of Fibre Dust.
Herman Heide, Michael Lee, Mark Duczman and Abe Friesen of Thermo Energy Systems.
Herman Heide, Michael Lee, Mark Duczman and Abe Friesen of Thermo Energy Systems.
The OHP booth.
The OHP booth.
Sezin Tezcan of Turkish shading paint manufacturer Dogal was visiting the show.
Sezin Tezcan of Turkish shading paint manufacturer Dogal was visiting the show.
Bonar's Klaas-Jan de Ruiter and Peter Ollevier again organized a great drinks reception on Monday night!
Bonar's Klaas-Jan de Ruiter and Peter Ollevier again organized a great drinks reception on Monday night!
Jay Albere and Aaron Johnson of LumiGrow.
Jay Albere and Aaron Johnson of LumiGrow.
Winfried Reimann of Fiberlane keeps an eye on his granddaughter.
Winfried Reimann of Fiberlane keeps an eye on his granddaughter.
Mark van der Zande of Logitech+ at the Bellpark booth.
Mark van der Zande of Logitech+ at the Bellpark booth.
Joel Bartel and Phil Bishop of Stuppy.
Joel Bartel and Phil Bishop of Stuppy.
Jeff Mastin of Total Grow.
Jeff Mastin of Total Grow.
All the way from Mexico: Ahmed and Ricardo Chain of InverMex, visiting their suppliers.
All the way from Mexico: Ahmed and Ricardo Chain of InverMex, visiting their suppliers.
Russ Jorgenson, David Branca, Dave Bishop and Bob Seybold of Conley's.
Russ Jorgenson, David Branca, Dave Bishop and Bob Seybold of Conley's.
Alexandro Bessone and Ana Lospennato of Pericoli Italy chilling out at the booth of Vifra.
Alexandro Bessone and Ana Lospennato of Pericoli Italy chilling out at the booth of Vifra.
Niclas and Esther Heescher of Novavert welcome Craig Riesebosch (Westland Greenhouse) Tyler Rodrigues (Svensson) and Nico Niepce (Alweco).
Niclas and Esther Heescher of Novavert welcome Craig Riesebosch (Westland Greenhouse) Tyler Rodrigues (Svensson) and Nico Niepce (Alweco).
Craig Riesebosch (Westland Greenhouse) Tyler Rodrigues (Svensson) and Nico Niepce (Alweco).
Craig Riesebosch (Westland Greenhouse) Tyler Rodrigues (Svensson) and Nico Niepce (Alweco).
Rico Garay of Schaefer fans.
Rico Garay of Schaefer fans.
Pete Klassen and Clayton Schroeder of South Essex Fabricating.
Pete Klassen and Clayton Schroeder of South Essex Fabricating.
The Orlandelli team.
The Orlandelli team.
Spencer Barcelona, Karen Kemp with Samantha and Shane Hutto of HortiCultural Solutions. The tall gut in the back is Dutch of course: Merijn Kluijtmans with Beklu.
Spencer Barcelona, Karen Kemp with Samantha and Shane Hutto of HortiCultural Solutions. The tall gut in the back is Dutch of course: Merijn Kluijtmans with Beklu.
Mike, David, Mary and Ron with VRE Systems.
Mike, David, Mary and Ron with VRE Systems.
Thumbs up for David and VRE!
Thumbs up for David and VRE!
Codema's Roeland van Dijk at the booth of Zwart Systems.
Codema's Roeland van Dijk at the booth of Zwart Systems.
Ohio State University's Michael O'Keefe with interns Carlos, Ana, Rosa and Adriana.
Ohio State University's Michael O'Keefe with interns Carlos, Ana, Rosa and Adriana.
The Baker Vehicle Systems crew about to drive home again.
The Baker Vehicle Systems crew about to drive home again.
peter Ollevier of BonarAgro screens.
peter Ollevier of BonarAgro screens.
The Bioline team was busy with handing out posters, but they found some time to go on the picture.
The Bioline team was busy with handing out posters, but they found some time to go on the picture.
The Pro-Mix team!
The Pro-Mix team!
The Dutch Suppliers Group: Gert-Jan Zanting (Zantingh), Bram van Marrewijk (AAB), Hans van Steekelenburg (Steetec) Roy Middelbrug (Royal Brinkman) Theo Kleiweg (TK TopBoiler) and Arjan Pauw (Gavita).
The Dutch Suppliers Group: Gert-Jan Zanting (Zantingh), Bram van Marrewijk (AAB), Hans van Steekelenburg (Steetec) Roy Middelbrug (Royal Brinkman) Theo Kleiweg (TK TopBoiler) and Arjan Pauw (Gavita).
New this year; Cultivate Live!
New this year; Cultivate Live!
Lars Jensen, Ron Wyatt and Stefan Johanssen with Blackmore, in front of their new universal seeder.
Lars Jensen, Ron Wyatt and Stefan Johanssen with Blackmore, in front of their new universal seeder.
Brian, Brandon and Ashley of LumiGrow!
Brian, Brandon and Ashley of LumiGrow!
Three generations of Reimann at the booth of Fiberlane.
Three generations of Reimann at the booth of Fiberlane.
It is always good to have a tropical hideaway at a busy tradeshow like Cultivate. Thanks RainSoil!
It is always good to have a tropical hideaway at a busy tradeshow like Cultivate. Thanks RainSoil!
Bill Whitaker, Mike Marino and Henry Vangameren of Priva North America.
Bill Whitaker, Mike Marino and Henry Vangameren of Priva North America.
Is this the last Cultivate for Gavita's Peter Berkhout?
Is this the last Cultivate for Gavita's Peter Berkhout?
Robert Bruns and JoWellen Douthit of Link4.
Robert Bruns and JoWellen Douthit of Link4.
Gene Giacomelli of the University of Arizona with CEAC graduate JoWellen Douthit, who joined Link4 after college.
Gene Giacomelli of the University of Arizona with CEAC graduate JoWellen Douthit, who joined Link4 after college.
Brokers Joseph Giannino and Steven Calautti.
Brokers Joseph Giannino and Steven Calautti.
The T.O. Team!
The T.O. Team!
Erik Johnson with Poly-Tex greenhouse and display systems.
Erik Johnson with Poly-Tex greenhouse and display systems.
Horticultural consultant Gregg Short was walking the show as every year.
Horticultural consultant Gregg Short was walking the show as every year.
The Lambert peat moss team: Michel Morin, Richard de Quesada, Alberto Amorim, Nicole Currier and Otto Kaufmann.
The Lambert peat moss team: Michel Morin, Richard de Quesada, Alberto Amorim, Nicole Currier and Otto Kaufmann.
With this great picture of Lambert's Otto Kaufmann we end our report. Hope to see you next year again guys!
With this great picture of Lambert's Otto Kaufmann we end our report. Hope to see you next year again guys!

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