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De Ruiter and Signify join forces to educate on breeding with LED

Last week Signify invited a large group of about 40 tomato customers from 15+ countries, growing with Philips LED grow lights. They took part in a 3-day program about the latest in research, for several workshops around the future of LED lighting in growing and to network. De Ruiter was given the…

Advanced Intelligent Systems to launch Phoenix, an autonomous UV-C robot

Autonomous UV-C robotic technology coming to market for powdery mildew control in greenhouses

"We are preparing to launch Phoenix, a UV-C robot based on our autonomous modular robotic platform, designed to combat powdery mildew and other fungi in greenhouses. We see Phoenix providing value for crops such as cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, strawberries, and potentially cannabis," says Robert Vahedi,…

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New Mexico-based ‘quantum dot’ maker growing by leaps and bounds

Microscopic, New Mexico-made “quantum dots” could soon be powering up commercial buildings, boosting greenhouse production, and, eventually, even feeding astronauts on the moon. Los Alamos-based Ubiquitous Quantum Dots, or UbiQD Inc., is turning the nanoscale, three-dimensional structures — which measure…

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Signify’s LED with far-red light performs well in strawberry cultivation

Signify has introduced a new efficient LED light recipe with red, blue, green, and far-red light that has an added value for strawberry cultivation. The addition of far-red light to the usual red/blue spectrum encourages the stretching of stems and trusses in winter, allowing some varieties to use the…

Gearing up for busy schedule of interesting events in June

Rijk Zwaan is gearing up for a busy schedule of interesting local and internationally-oriented events in the month of June. In less than four weeks' time, the vegetable breeding company will be presenting its promising new and colorful varieties at its own Hydroponics and Outdoor Demo. In parallel, Rijk…

Greentech Innovation Awards 2022 shortlist announced

The shortlist of nominees for the GreenTech Innovation Awards 2022 has been announced. The exhibitors submitted 31 innovations which reflect that the industry is in full swing. A jury selected 5 nominees from all entries in 2 categories; ‘Innovation’ and ‘Concept.’ The winners will be announced during…

Signify’s efficient LED with far-red light performs well in strawberry cultivation

Signify introduces a new efficient LED light recipe with red, blue, green, and far-red light that has an added value for strawberry cultivation. The addition of far-red light to the usual red/blue spectrum encourages the stretching of stems and trusses in winter, allowing some varieties to use the…

Cor Bremmer joins ErfGoed as Head of Commerce

ErfGoed announces that Cor Bremmer, former Commercial Director at Beekenkamp Plants Ornamentals, joins the company. Born in a grower's family, Cor was destined for a career in horticulture. He studied Horticulture and built his expertise in nursery stock and starting material of Chrysanthemum cut…

CHA organizes British exhibitor group at GreenTech in Amsterdam

The Commercial Horticultural Association (CHA), in partnership with the Department for International Trade, is organizing the British exhibitor group/pavilion at GreenTech…

A smart greenhouse to promote R&D&I

Huete International continues to develop different projects. One of them consists of a semi-enclosed greenhouse located in the experimental farm of CEBAS-CSIC, an estate-owned center for agri-food development and the production of safe and quality food for sustainable use. The purpose of this greenhouse…

Spray trolley delivered to Dutch strawberry grower

Crop protection and care are essential in strawberry farming. However, this process is very labor-intensive, which is why strawberry growers WestBerry De Lier and T’ Aardbeihofke in Ravels (the Netherlands) have chosen to automate their crop treatment using tailor-made solutions from Steenks Service.…

New highlights Greentech Amsterdam

The program of GreenTech Amsterdam, from 14 – 16 June at RAI Amsterdam, has been supplemented by new highlights such as ‘Tomato virus’, ‘Digital phenotyping’, and ‘Peat alternatives’. The new day-to-day highlights are presented below. Vision Theater: Wednesday 15 June 13.30 – 14.15 hrs: Vision towards predictive…

Special GreenTech: Submit your show novelties!

In only 36 days Amsterdam will finally be the centre of the horticultural world again as the GreenTech will kick of in RAI exhibition centre. With high expectations of the novelties being launched, the exhibitors and the visitors we will give extra attention to the show in the next coming weeks.  Specific areas…


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