Special GreenTech

Insect netting 'at lonely heights' results in beautiful pictures

Last week we published some photos showing the beauty of high-tech horticulture - and we have received more cool shots almost presenting horticulture like a painting. It is impressive, every time again. Images of large areas of glass or in this case, insect netting. Ventiguard sent photographer Marcel de…

to further develop ReduSystems brand

Mardenkro expands team with 3 new colleagues

ReduSystems, the horticultural brand of Mardenkro that focuses on coatings and cleaners for greenhouses, delivers liquid coatings in more than 60 countries from factories in the Netherlands, Canada and China. To meet the increasing demand for product advice, the team now has two new account managers and…

"Help new investors find their way in horticulture"

The horticultural sector is currently on the move. New methods and techniques make professional growing possible all over the world. But also new players appear, expressing…

Five things you might not know about the (bumble)bee

While everyone knows and enjoys the work of the honeybee, there is still a lot to discover about its larger family. Mainly the bumblebee deserves more recognition, for all the wonderful things it does. Davy Luyten, Business Development Director at Biobest reveals 5 important and amazing facts you…

TTA holds Factory Tours during Greentech FlowerTrials

During the Greentech and FlowerTrials TTA is organizing the TTA Factory Tours for interested parties from abroad. The TTA Factory Tours are hosted at their headquarters in Bleskensgraaf from Wednesday, June 12 until Friday, June 15. Tours will be given in the morning and afternoon. During the TTA Factory…

GreenPush moving towards the semi-closed greenhouse

CMF last year launched its innovative range of plastic multispan greenhouses, GreenPush (for which it received a silver medal at the Sival Trade Fair). The ovalized tube, designed by the CMF engineering department, is conceived to obtain optimised production (greater volume, light, load and resistance).…

Meet Mexico’s biggest producer of hydroponically grown food

When you meet Leo Lobato, co-founder of Karma Verde Fresh, the first thing that you will notice is his charisma and warm-hearted charm. Leo’s energy for life and his well-earned passion for indoor growing has not only allowed him to start what may prove to become Mexico’s biggest producer of…

Gerhard Gilbers, W.D. Products Trade:

"The shape of the tomato hook determines its strength"

Exactly one year ago, Gerhard Gilbers placed his signature on a contract. He took over part of the company belonging to Wim and Willemien Delisse. The name of the company is now W.D. Products Trade. It's all about tomato hooks and string. Gerhard: "I fully support this. Our hooks have a special shape.…

Automation Inspiration Tour during GreenTech 2019

On the last day of the Greentech, Thursday 13 June, WPS is organising the WPS Automation Inspiration Tour for interested parties from abroad. Because the advantages of the WPS…

Rijk Zwaan to exhibit at GreenTech in Amsterdam for the first time

International vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan will be exhibiting at GreenTech for the first time ever this year. The theme of this year’s trade show, which is being held in Amsterdam from 11-13 June, is ‘Solutions for horticultural projects – top-quality seeds and high-level services’. High-level…

Intelligent burners make growing easier

Intelligent burners that activate themselves, automatically change their burning depending on the weather conditions and respond to a variety of situations. Given the current…

Modular LED lighting solution lets growers customize their facility

Heliospectra announces the launch of the new Mitra series, a modular LED lighting solution. The Mitra design boasts high-intensity light output and electrical efficacy of up to 2.7 µmol/J. Designed for high light crops, including cannabis and vine crops, the initial linear and square fixture modules can…

Alcomij introduces smart stacking crate

For many years, Alcomij has been producing steel crates for the storage and distribution of plastic packaging especially for the food industry. These multifunctional crates can be conveniently taken apart when not in use and when there is less storage and/or transport volume available. However, taking…

Receptacle makes sulfur evaporator safer

In consultation with Interpolis, Nivola developed the receptacle as an additional safety device for the sulfur evaporator. Matthijs Caspers from Nivola: "The receptacle was tested in Heinenoord and reduces the risk of fire damage from sulfur evaporators." The Nivola sulfur evaporators have been in use…

Ridder introduces the Ridder CO2 Optimizer

"Get your CO2 spend in line with your plant activity and profits"

After last year’s nomination for the GreenTech Concept Award, the Ridder CO2 Optimizer is now officially launched as a commercial product and participating for a GreenTech Innovation Award. The Ridder CO2 Optimizer is the first autonomous advisory tool to help growers apply the best possible CO2 dosing…

Russian grower introduces Dutch tomato varieties

A. Rudakov, the President of APH ECO-Culture, has signed an exclusive supply agreement with representatives of the Dutch companies Enza Zaden and Rijk Zwaan for seeds. The agreements with another two companies from the Netherlands and Israel are scheduled to be concluded by the end of June. Thus,…

Dutch horticulture experts welcome U.S. Ambassador

On May 1, U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra visited World Horti Center in the run up to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). Dutch Greenhouse Delta represents the horticulture sector and is the central liaison body for this international event whose main themes will be food, water, energy, health and…

It's time for the Special GreenTech

You might have seen it popping up over the last couple of weeks, but we want to introduce it to you properly as well. With the GreenTech coming up next month, we will give extra attention to novelties, trends and products being introduced during this international horticultural trade fair. During this…

June 12, Amsterdam

Valoya to host LEDs & Innovators Conference at GreenTech again

At last year’s GreenTech, Valoya hosted its first educational event titled LEDs & Innovators Conference 2018. The event gathered some of the most prominent names in crop science, vertical farming and medical plants industries as speakers. These include Richard Ballard of the infamous Growing…

"Product diversification and finding the right partners"

Both the horticultural sector and individual growers face great challenges in the coming years. GreenTech asked a few young entrepreneurs about the opportunities and threats they think their company has to deal with. In this article Wouter van den Bosch of Kwekerij Van den Bosch explains his choice for…

"Chemical-free biofilm elimination is here"

"A shocking 99% of the world’s bacteria are found in biofilm communities. This so-called “bacterial adhesion” is like a living tissue on the pipe’s surface, and is a paradise for bacteria of all kinds. This can collect in pipes and lead to clogging – a constant source of frustration to growers, who…

Jitske Kramer's anthropological views on transformation in horticulture

Our industry is in the midst of an important transformation. The green thumb is still very important and a distinguishing factor for growers’ success currently, but technology is taking over. Some of our most advanced professionals are eager to prove that. Keen scientists and talented growers are…

Networking opportunity at GreenTech

Are you travelling to GreenTech Amsterdam and would like to meet with other growers to discuss what is being showcased at the exhibition? With the annual horticultural…

GreenTech Summit deep dives into the status of 'Autonomous Technology'

The GreenTech Summit takes place during GreenTech on 12 June and offers decision making investors, growers, breeders and suppliers an insider view on autonomous technology in horticulture, but also the shipping industry. Developments in autonomous technology create opportunities to reduce dependencies in…

New insights into data with Artificial Intelligence

The horticultural sector faces great challenges in the coming years. In this new column GreenTech asks a few young entrepreneurs in the sector about the opportunities and threats they think their company has to deal with. In this article, the first in this section, GreenTech talks to Stijn Baan of…

Demo of Sweeper to be presented in June

At the European Robotics Forum 2019, Jos Balendonck and his team from Wageningen University & Research, together with a European consortium of partners and the spin-off Saia Agrobotics, became a finalist of the Tech Transfer Award with the Sweeper sweet pepper harvesting robot. A demo of the Sweeper…

June 11 – 13, Amsterdam

Vertical/Indoor Farming Pavilion GreenTech tradeshow & café round table talks

Agritecture (AGR), FarmTech Society (FTS), vertical farm institute (vfi) and Greentech RAI are partnering to organize café round table talks with panel discussions and showcase international vertical/indoor farming startups along with established companies at the world’s most important horticulture…


© HortiDaily.com 2019

Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber