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Jamaica: greenhouse project adding value to Manchester community

Farmers are hailing the Content greenhouse project in Williamsfield, Manchester, for enabling them to increase production and earnings while adding economic value to the community. The project, which got underway in 2017, involves the revitalization of former bauxite lands for agriculture production.…

Official opening of photovoltaic greenhouse – “Les cagettes de Noël"

In May, Biobest attended the official opening of Les Cagettes de Noel's photovoltaic greenhouse, where their beneficial insects and hives are being deployed to produce quality organic fruit and vegetables.   Situated in the small village of Rians, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in south-eastern France, the…

Application of fertilizer machine system for Chinese greenhouses

Kingpeng recently installed fertilizer machines in several multi-span greenhouses in China.  Thins fertilizer irrigation unit was specially designed to control either indoor or outdoor sprinkler, fogging, or drip irrigation systems without recirculation, involving substrate or other growing media. The irrigation…

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Rooftop greenhouse planned in NYC

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), and homeless services nonprofit Project Renewal opened the first phase of Bedford Green House — a project that will bring 117 affordable and…

City Roots expanding operations in Richland County

City Roots, a family-owned urban farm and agribusiness destination, today announced plans to expand operations in Richland County. The company's $4.4 million investment will…

Justin Lukoff, Havecon:

"We provide the knowledge that new growers are looking for"

“We’re not just building greenhouses. We are developing entire greenhouses constructions. That combination is exactly what the market needs nowadays,” says Justin Lukoff, Head of Sales USA at Havecon. In a new video by Havecon, he shares trends in the US greenhouse industry that he’s seeing now. Justin…

Jacqueline Looije, CEO of Looije Águilas: "We expect to produce about 2 million kilos of cherry tomatoes per year in the new greenhouse"

"We'll open our new 7.3-hectare high-yield greenhouse in Águilas at the beginning of August"

The Dutch company Looije, which specializes in the production and marketing of cherry tomatoes, will open its new greenhouse in Águilas, Murcia, on August 3. Looije's new facilities were built by Novagric, an engineering company for agriculture, and have a cultivation area of 7.3 hectares equipped with…

70 years of greenhouse growing in Spain

The province of Almería in southeastern Spain has some of the driest conditions in Europe. Yet, with access to groundwater and an abundance of sun, it has become a major hub of greenhouse agriculture. On May 24, 2022, the Operational Land Imager-2 (OLI) on Landsat 9 captured these natural-color images of…

Leamington grower builds 40-acre facility

Pure Flavor has begun construction of a new 40-acre (16 ha.) high-tech, fully lit facility and a new 210,000 sq ft centralized packhouse Distribution Center on the same site. Half of the new greenhouse facility (20 acres) will be dedicated to supporting the company’s organic programs.  “Our year over year…

MSU College of Agriculture receives state funding for updated greenhouse facilities

With the passage of higher education spending by the Michigan legislature, Michigan State University will receive $53 million in state funding to update the university’s dairy…

Genap receives HortiQ certificate

Genap has officially been awarded the HortiQ certificate by HortiQ Chairman Harm Maters. Genap is the first specialist in plastic film structures to comply with this quality system for horticultural technology and equipment. Dick van Regteren, director/owner of Genap: “The HortiQ certificate will allow…

KUBO presents ‘KUBO 75 years’

Two years ago, family business KUBO celebrated its 75-year jubilee. To commemorate the occasion, the company has produced a beautiful book about the history of KUBO up till now. A book full of stories, anecdotes, and photos, portraying the 'Kubans' themselves (as the KUBO employees are called), clients, suppliers, and others…

Haoyu Group: How to maximize the use of semi-enclosed greenhouses is a major challenge

Founded in April 2001, Haoyu Group is headquartered in the Economic Development Zone of Juxian County, Shandong Province. It is a cross-regional diversified large-scale private enterprise group integrating CHP, modern agriculture, coal chemical industry, logistics, and metallurgy. Recently,…

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Geothermally heated greenhouse established in Sakarya, Türkiye

The Greenhouse Excellence Center in Sakarya, Türkiye, will serve as a center for R&D on top of providing year-round agricultural production. The Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality has established the geothermal heated Greenhouse Excellence Center on an area of 25 decares, targeting 1250 tons of tomato…

Special Greenhouse Construction

In the coming weeks, greenhouse construction takes center stage in the special of FloralDaily, HortiDaily, and our Dutch newsletters GroetenNieuws and BPnieuws. For one month, we will pay more attention to everything that is being built in this sector.Besides new projects, we will also highlight technical innovations. What…


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