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GreenTech

Nominees for GreenTech Innovation Awards 2020 announced

The exhibitors of GreenTech Live & Online submitted 26 innovations for the GreenTech Innovation Awards 2020. An expert jury selected 12 nominees from all entries in 3 categories namely ‘Innovation’, ‘Sustainability’ and ‘Concept’. The winners will be announced during the virtual opening of GreenTech Live…

'Macfrut Digital has overcome the challenge'

A total of 32,212 participants in the three-day event, which was attended by 18,164 individual professionals, 49% of visitors were from abroad, 208,000 pages were viewed, and most of the 11 Technical Forums were overbooked (the limit was 300 participants). The numbers of Macfrut Digital, the first…

Webinar 28 September 2020

The state of vertical farming in Asia

This webinar is designed for vertical farmers, cultivation and operation teams, support technology companies, business executives as well as investors looking to connect with…

Vertical farming to shape food’s future

The first Vertical Farming World Congress will be held online from 22nd to 24th September, bringing together the sector’s top minds and businesses, who believe the coronavirus…

September 24

Registration and sponsorships still open for British Tomato Conference

The first ever On-Line British Tomato Conference will be a free event for all delegates. The event will feature a unique presentation style, an opportunity to link with other…

March 17, Lincolnshire

UK: FPC launches two new events in the fastest growing sector of the fresh produce industry

The Lincolnshire Showground will see the first ever event for agritech in the fresh produce, flower and plant industry take place on 17 March 2021. Launched by the Fresh Produce Consortium, in association with th…

Winners of the AgTech Breakthrough Awards

On September 10, the winners of the AgTech Breakthrough Awards were announced. Multiple companies in horticulture, agriculture and in livestock farming won an award.   Vestaron won…

part of national plant health week, September 21 - 27

Webinar introducing the Bacterial Plant Diseases programme

Bacterial phytopathogens are diverse and cause many types of diseases. Their transmission may be airborne, soil-borne or via invertebrate vectors. When introduced to new areas their spread is unpredictable, but often highly invasive. They are difficult to control with chemicals and, unlike many other…

Starting September 24, 04:00 - 06:00 PM IST

Webinar series on food safety and the journey from plant to plate

Are you a Horticulture enthusiast eager to learn more about topics related to food safety? HortiTechIndia will hold webinars in which Indian and Dutch experts will tell you…

organization's reaction on cancellation 19 companies

More than 900 companies confirm participation IPM Essen

As was announced last month, the organizers of the IPM Essen are determined to continue in January 2021. Meanwhile, 907 exhibitors have already registered and confirmed their…

Lots of enthusiasm for Delphy Berry Plaza meeting

Strawberry growers are used to cultivating Elsanta, but in recent years, more new varieties are appearing. During the recent Berry Plaza meeting, various everbearer varieties, plant types and plant data were presented, all aimed at optimizing cultivation and maximizing yield. There was a lot of…

Hazera and HM.Clause:

Showing and discussing product range at virtual Experience Days

Hazera have enjoyed welcoming customers to their annual open days for many years, but this year, owing to the current Covid-19 situation, Hazera will offer a unique three-day,…

High level business to business dialogue between China and the Netherlands, September 14

Turn-key business models of feeding & greening megacities

According to FAO (2016), the production of fruit and vegetables in the world would have to triple to provide a healthy diet for everyone. The combination of continued rapid urbanisation of China, growing urban middle class, and COVID-19 means that the demand for nutritious, trustworthy, safe, and premium…

GlobalGAP Awards 2022 applications open

The GAP Awards give farmers from around the world an opportunity to showcase their achievements and gain industry recognition for their efforts to implement good agricultural…

PMA virtual town hall

“Our drones can deliver orders within 3 minutes from shops directly to consumers”

This week’s PMA virtual town hall focused on the ‘last mile delivery’ – the last step in the supply chain, which is often considered to be most crucial and problematic. As the pandemic hit, distributing produce directly to consumers became more popular but the challenge of actually delivering the…

AWETA full of enthusiasm at Macfrut Digital

"Distance does not stop us from reaching you!"

"Let's take the opportunities: Macfrut Digital will be the first entirely digital fair in the world and we immediately joined with enthusiasm”. Says Marco Santoro, Sales…

September 17 and September 30

Webinar on implementing COVID-19 safety measures on farms

Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS) is offering a webinar session for growers feeling overwhelmed or simply frustrated trying to get clear, practical information about COVID-19 practices for their farm business. Speakers from WSPS, WSIB and the Ministry of Labour Training and Skills…

How to make a splash at Fresh Summit?

A little perplexed as to how your company is going to effectively exhibit at this year’s PMA Fresh Summit being held October 13-15, 2020? “The PMA has been building a program…

AmericanHort to host virtual DIG Conference

AmericanHort is pleased to announce the return of the DIG Conference: Disease, Insects, and Growth Regulators to be held online November 3-5, 2020. Attendees will experience…

PMA virtual town hall

"The Ethical Labor Charters gives us a common conduct as an industry"

Labor is a cornerstone of any industry, but in the fresh produce industry having enough labor at the right time is even more vital for the perishable fruits and vegetables to be harvested properly and brought onto retail shelves with enough time for consumers to purchase and enjoy them. Labor is,…

Connections, content, and community

What to expect from this year's Fresh Summit?

PMA Fresh Summit 2020 is just weeks away and this year’s event will be in a virtual setting. The goal of the event remains the same as it does every year: enabling connections between buyers and sellers across the industry and around the world. Jamie Romano Hillegas explains a little bit more about what…

ESSA & Freshfel Europe join forces at Food Crisis Management Event

On 2 September 2020, over 200 industry and public sector stakeholders from across Europe and beyond gathered at ESSA andFreshfel Europe’s Food Crisis Management Event to…

agROBOfood

29 September, 14:30 - 16:15 CEST

Webinar on Dutch soft robotics, gripping on natural objects

In the agri-food domain, fast and effective manipulation of very delicate products is a key issue that has not received much attention yet. In an upcoming webinar you will be informed about the design of flexible gripping of bio inspired soft materials. In the design it is necessary to consider natural…

Oktober 9, 1 PM AEDST

Extraordinary meeting of Horti Innovation members

An Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of Hort Innovation members has been called and will be held virtually on Friday 9 October 2020 at 1pm AEDST. This meeting is taking…

Virtual trade show lets exhibitor pack in content

“We’re at the show because we want to stay in front of our customers and support the produce industry. The pandemic has changed how we’re creating and growing those relationships,” says Anthony Otto of Magic Sun in Richmond, VA. So is the thinking behind Magic Sun’s participation in the PMA Fresh Summit…

September 24, 2:00 PM MDT

Webinar on passive solar greenhouse design

Jianyi Dong from Freshpals Farms in Olds, Alberta is back to talk about passive solar greenhouse design! Jianyi cultivates vegetables year round in a passive solar greenhouse – a greenhouse powered 100 per cent by the energy of the sun! Pretty impressive, right? While conventional greenhouses rely on…

Pixabay

10 September: 15:00 to 17:00 UTC

CEA Lite: tech and opportunities for Controlled Environment Agriculture

Environmental challenges, technological advances and changing consumer demand have increased demand for controlled environment agriculture solutions. Agri-TechE is hosting CEA Lite to keep the conversation going around the technologies and opportunities in this vibrant space until everyone can meet again…

9 - 10 September

Fruit Focus day two: more webinars

Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, Fruit Focus has shifted to an online format to be held at www.fruitfocus.co.uk on 9-10 September 2020. Fruit Focus LIVE will bring together expert speakers, researchers and companies related to the field for two days of live webinars, Q&As and new product…

September 24

Free registration for online British Tomato Conference

The first ever On-Line British Tomato Conference will be a free event for all delegates. Thanks to the support of industry colleagues, key sponsors and trade stands, the…

October 20-22

GreenTech Amsterdam 2020 goes virtual

After extensive consultation and various options considered, GreenTech decided to postpone the full physical format of the show to 15 - 17 June 2021. This year GreenTech Amsterdam will be a new virtual event: GreenTech Live & Online 2020 on 20, 21 and 22 October. The worldwide horticulture community will…

December 1-3, Kyiv

"Fresh Business Expo 2020 will be held regardless of possible travel restrictions"

The organisers of Fresh Business Expo Ukraine have decided that the 9th edition, scheduled for 1-3 December 2020, will take place in any event, even if there are still travel restrictions in place for International participants and/or visitors due to the Covid-19 situation. The great majority of…

FreshPlaza Special about PMA Fresh Summit

For 71 years PMA has been bringing together the global produce and floral industries at Fresh Summit. This year, the association is committed to continuing the Fresh Summit tradition of connecting buyers and sellers and convening the industry to achieve PMA’s vision of growing a healthier world. “Fresh…

September 10

Spanish webinar on yield prediction

LetsGrow.com is organising a Spanish-speaking webinar, which will be held on 10th September 2020. The team will explain to customers and other people from around the world how LetsGrow.com applies AI to optimise the growing process(es). Main reason; to increase the customers’ efficiency and to create an…

Rundown of Fruit for the Future

In August, the James Hutton Institute hosted the Fruit for the Future 2020 seminar series, which brought the latest news and promising research in sustainable soft fruit harvesting to farmers, researchers and food-and-drink retailers alike. The event was hosted virtually, and CHAP Research Assistant Ross McKellar attended on…

University of Florida IFAS Extension organises online courses

How to prevent and manage diseases in nurseries and greenhouses

Learn how to prevent and manage diseases in nurseries and greenhouses. Disease Management is the fourth course of the award-winning Greenhouse Online Training courses offered…

PMA Virtual Town Hall

Women in the produce industry speak on resilience, confidence and stress management

This week’s PMA virtual town hall featured three women who are leaders in the produce industry. They were led in discussion by PMA CEO Cathy Burns about how they made their mark on the industry and how the industry can join together to create a more inclusive place not just for women but for everyone.…

9 - 10 September

Fruit Focus day one: webinars

Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, Fruit Focus has shifted to an online format to be held at www.fruitfocus.co.uk on 9-10 September 2020. Fruit Focus LIVE will bring together expert speakers, researchers and companies related to the field for two days of live webinars, Q&As and new product innovations. Fruit Focus LIVE will…

Architecture to create 'The Hothouse' in the heart of London's Stratford

The structure of The Hothouse is reminiscent of a Victorian glasshouse and will provide a controlled habitat for cultivating plants that would not ordinarily grow within the UK’s climate.  IQL is a new neighborhood in the heart of Stratford and on the doorstep of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The area…

webinar, September 8

Exploring investment opportunities in agroparks in the U.S.

Dutch Greenhouse Delta is organizing the webinar 'Investing in an innovative approach of food production from the Netherlands: the example of an Agropark'. This webinar will take place on September 8th, 1:00 pm (EST) and 19:00 pm (CET). Speakers for this webinar are Mr. Ambassador Andrew Young, Casey…

WUR Student Challenges

Team Bagua wins Urban Greenhouse Challenge'2

After many months of hard work, a lot of which had to be done online due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 outbreak, the teams participating in the second Urban Greenhouse Challenge heard which design was considered the best by the judges. During the grand finale event in Wageningen, which was…

September 1st - 12:30 PM AEST

Webinar on improving the post-harvest management of berries

The worldwide spread of COVID-19 has been game-changing for everyone - and we're all sailing in uncharted waters. PCA is committed to helping growers stay informed regarding the latest updates and advice, and ensuring that you are receiving information from reliable and authoritative sources. Continuing…

PMA webinar event

How consumer flavor preferences drive breeding technology

On Thursday, August 27th, PMA hosted a free webinar that focused on understanding consumer tastes and preferences and how these drive plant-breeding technologies. The webinar featured speakers from different levels of the supply chain to provide an overview of the process: Dr. Chow-Ming Lee, who is the…

October 13 - 16, 12:00 - 18:00 CEST

UV4Plants goes virtual

After a long period with hope and discussions Frauke Pescheck and Wolfgang Bilger want to inform you that the 3rd UV4Plants Meeting will take place in a virtual form. "It is a pity that we cannot…

Euroseeds

Euroseeds2020 on-site Congress in Malta is cancelled and turned into a full Virtual Congress

Due to the latest decisions on new restrictions in Malta in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic, the on-site Euroseeds Congress has been cancelled. The organizers, anticipating such a negative development, have already been working over the last months on the possibility to offer a fully-fledged Virtual…

8 October, 10:00 - 14:30 CEST

Plant nutrients and food quality in vertical farming

Kristian Holst Laursen, University of Copenhagen, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences will talk about plant nutrients and food quality in vertical farming at the…

Canadian Greenhouse Conference

Canadian Greenhouse Conference “Beyond 2020”

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference is looking forward to interacting with speakers and growers from around the world on October 7 & 8. The virtual platform allows a global reach with programming and no registration fees make it accessible for all. Log in to the sessions with your computer, tablet, or…

Netled

August 26, 14:00 EEST

Netled arranges a webinar for investors

Netled arranges a webinar for investors on the 26th of August at 14:00 EEST. Webinar topics will include current markets and megatrends concerning vertical farming and also the thoughts from Netled sales team on sales in target markets. The webinar language is Finnish, but questions can be asked and…

Michigan’s Cucumber Crunch, a summertime farm to institution celebration

There’s nothing quite as refreshing as crunching into a fresh, Michigan-grown cucumber on a hot summer day. Michigan grows a lot of cucumbers. According to the 2017 Census of…

New exhibition dates: 27th - 29th May 2021

Thailand: Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia postponed until May 2021

Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia, which were scheduled to take place at BITEC, Bangkok, in October 2020, have been postponed. The uncertain travel entry regulations for Thailand have led organisers, DLG International and VNU Asia Pacific, to the conclusion that it will not be possible to organise…

Webinars on 'Handling fresh produce safely' and 'Protected cropping'

'Handling Fresh Produce Safely' is an e-learning course for vegetable producers wanting to train pickers, packhouse staff and farmworkers in how to handle vegetables in a clean and safe manner to manage the risk of food contamination. The four modules address: Food Safety, Staying Clean, Harvesting and Packing.…

starting September 22

AgTech NEXT Summit to go virtual

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced that the AgTech NEXT Summit will be held virtually, replacing the event previously scheduled to be held November 10 – 12. Recognizing the robust…

PMA pulls back the curtains on the Fresh Summit 2020 virtual experience

Produce Marketing Association welcomed guests, suppliers, and media to a public webinar on Thursday, August 13 to get a sneak peek at the Fresh Summit 2020 experience. The…

September 10th

Autonomous greenhouse forum

Autonomous greenhouse is an application of artificial intelligence (AI) in CEA, which will become critical for the future development of CEA technologies, including applications to low and high tech CEA.  Please sign up if would like to join the conversation. This will be the first step to build a community to identify R&D needs…

SEPC Southern Innovations 2020 cancelled

Southern Innovations 2020, which was to be held from September 17th through September 19th in Savannah, has been cancelled. The Southeast Produce Council issued the following…

24 - 28 August

Programme Fruit for the Future 2020

The programme for Fruit for the Future 2020, the James Hutton Institute’s long-running soft fruit themed industry event, has been announced. Usually a well-attended physical…

August 19, 2020, From 2-3 pm EST

New session joins Indoor Ag-Conversations webinar series

As the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) industry grows, companies are facing greater shortages in qualified talent. How can innovation in training and education accelerate the industry to the benefit of all? Hosted by the Farm Tech Society and Indoor Ag-Con, LLC,  "The Future of Farming: Educating…

KTN

Briefing Webinar on a new Innovate UK programme for AgriTech investors

As part of the ISCF Transforming Food Production: Series A Investor Partnership Programme, investors can apply to partner with Innovate UK to align their investment alongside grant funding coming from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, Transforming Food Production Programme. Watch the Programme…

webinar, August 18

CropKing hydroponic workshop goes virtual

The CropKing workshop series has gone virtual. A team of industry experts and experienced growers will teach you the tools you need to get started with hydroponic growing. The live workshop will be held on Wednesday August 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM EST, via Zoom, and participants will receive unlimited access…

One week left for virtual conference PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa

The Fresh Connections: Southern Africa conference hosted by the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is the largest gathering of the fresh produce industry in southern Africa. For the last decade, this event has connected the entire fresh produce supply chain, from growers, distributors and processors to…

Fields of Innovation goes virtual

"Just as 2020 is a year to remember, this year’s Fields of Innovation event will be too, but for positive reasons – we’ve decided it’s time for the first virtual event. "We have created a digital world in which growers and the entire value chain will be able to connect with our international experts…

Fluence

webinar, August 27

Exploring the impact of light on tomato plants and yield

It's time for another Fluence research webinar, August 27 at 3 PM CEST, 8 AM CST. In this episode, Fluence experts from the Horticulture Service and Research teams will discuss two crucial experiments - conducted in collaboration with Wageningen University in the Netherlands - that improve our collective…

24 September

British tomato conference 2020

The British Tomato Growers' Association Conference will, for the first time, be a live, online, interactive event. A high point of the UK Protected Crops calendar, this year’s conference presents a…

The Hazera Experience Days go digital

Hazera has enjoyed welcoming customers to their annual open days for many years, but this year, owing to the current Covid-19 situation, Hazera will offer a three-day, digital…

Macfrut

8 - 10 September

Macfrut Digital sold out

Macfrut Digital, is sold out and has added a new virtual pavilion. In addition to the nine pavilions planned during the launch phase, there is now a tenth pavilion dedicated to international exhibitors, the 'Country Pavilion'. In fact, a huge number of participants from China has joined the event along with many others from…

Nutrient Management 2 (Advanced) starts August 31

Learn in depth aspects of plant nutrition management in these Training Online courses

Train yourself and your staff to make better crop management decisions by learning in depth aspects of plant nutrition management. Nutrient Management 2 (Advanced) is the third course of the award-winning Greenhouse Online Training courses offered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension. This course…

September 2nd

Webinar on how O2 and photosynthesis influence cultivation

In an upcoming 30MHz webinar, Aryan Aziezie will bring you up to speed on the Sendot sensor portfolio and the insights their optical sensor technology provides. Sendot has…

Vertical Farming Congress goes virtual

The first Vertical Farming World Congress will now be held online on 22-24 September, with numerous innovations to help develop an emerging community of leading producers,…

starting August 26, 4 PM CEST

Repetition of webinar series Implementing Plant Empowerment

Last June, Plant Empowerment gave a free webinar series of four webinars called 'Implementing Plant Empowerment, a profitable way to sustainability'. The four-part series…

Hort Science Online (UK): new ICL digital showcase coming this autumn

Showcasing the latest technical innovations and horticultural practices, Hort Science Online is being launched this autumn - replacing ICL’s popular Hort Science Live event.   “Set up three years ago, Hort Science Live has quickly become a popular annual event giving UK professional growers, advisors and horticultural students…

Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit

Robert Colangelo and Matt Roy

Exploring the costs and benefits of indoor agriculture

Yesterday, the Indoor Agtech kicked off its virtual event, joined by many participants. One, of the many seminars, was about 'Exploring the costs and benefits of indoor agriculture'. Robert Colangelo, Founding Farmer at Green Sense Farms, kicked off the seminar by asking what CEA means to Matt Roy, VP…

Interactive webinar launched to discuss opportunities for fresh produce marketing

DMA Solutions welcomes fresh produce professionals to join an interactive webinar named “Marketing Matters.” Launched to offer fresh produce marketers a forum for learning,…

Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit

Julia Cohen and Susan Macisaac

Objective observations of taste: exploring the agricultural applications of the sensory science

During the webinar, the agricultural applications of sensory science in fresh produce were discussed. Julia Cohen, Head of Product & Portfolio Strategy at Bowery, opened the webinar with a short introduction on the company. The company has three farms located across the USA. “We are planning on scaling…

PMA Foodservice Delivered webinar:

Meet the post-COVID-19 consumer

On day two of the PMA Foodservice Delivered virtual event, Jack Li of Datassential spoke on what the post-COVID-19 consumer looks like: what has changed in their perceptions on the foodservice industry, and how has the demand shifted? Li also discussed how the foodservice operator can adjust to these changes, and how produce…

Over 300 industry leaders sign up for online summit on July 23, 2020

Indoor AgTech goes virtual

The Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit, a virtual event on Thursday July 23, will gather the biggest names in the indoor and vertical farming industries to discuss how the sector is rapidly transforming the agri-food landscape, and redesigning food systems to meet consumer demand for fresh produce. Oscar Brennecke, Conference…

Seed Summit: Need for safeguarding crop diversity

A recent summit entitled Genetic diversity for more resilient food systems looked at the urgent need of safeguarding crop diversity due to the impact of climate changes on food production. Representatives of genebanks from around the world who came to make seed deposits in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault…

Organic Grower Summit 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

The 2020 Organic Grower Summit (OGS), bringing together organic growers and producers with their supply chain partners and service providers, has cancelled due to the impact of COVID-19. The event was scheduled for December 9-10, in Monterey, CA. "Unfortunately, based on the ongoing monitoring of health advisories,…

Webinars on 'World of Horticulture' during IFAMA 2020

Greenport West-Holland is organizing a large number of online meetings on the theme of 'World of Horticulture'. The webinars are part of the international event IFAMA 2020.…

Influence of temperature and light on herb production

Greenhouse average daily temperature (ADT) and daily light integral (DLI) can be adjusted to improve crop timing, maximize biomass production, and increase crop quality. In this webinar, Michigan State University researchers will discuss how the growth, development, and color of culinary herbs is…

25,000 euro research budget available for unmanned growing concepts

The Dutch Horticulture and Propagation Materials Top Sector (Topsector Tuinbouw & Uitgangsmaterialen, T&U) invites entrepreneurs who want to develop an innovative idea,…

November 11-12

UKUAT joins FFT Expo as show partner

Future Farm Technology Expo (FFT Expo) is delighted to announce that the UK urban vertical farm association Urban AgriTech UK (UKUAT) has joined Future Farm Technology Expo as…

August 3-7

Webinars: Educational sessions for all kinds of growers

BFG Supply, supplier for ornamental growers, garden centers, edible crop production, marketing and social media, plant varieties, and cannabis/hemp cultivation, is hosting 5…

July 21 11:00 - 13:00 GMT +1

Online event 'Picking robot technology for greenhouse fruit crops'

During the first edition of Studio RoboCrops, you will learn first-hand the key challenges identified by growers of cucumber, sweet peppers, eggplants and soft fruit, concerning the automation of their harvesting process. Which developers are currently working on commercial robots for a range of crops?…

Online platform still available till September 1

Cultivate'20 Virtual welcomed 9,000+ participants

On Thursday July 16, Cultivate'20 Virtual closed its doors of the live event. After organizing a physical exhibition in the USA for nearly 100 years, the organization, AmericanHort, had to adapt quickly to the situation that turned everything upside down. In just three months, they created an online…

Almeria, from May 26 to 28, 2021

The 4th intensive horticulture fair Infoagro Exhibition will have 20% more exhibitors

The intensive horticulture fair held at the Palacio de Congresos de Aguadulce, in Roquetas de Mar, Almería, every two years, has already set the date for its fourth edition. It will take place from May 26 to 28, 2021, and will feature some new elements. Up until September 11, the companies that were…

20 July - 4 September:

World Horti Center organizes Summer of Innovation Expo

This summer, you will be able to see another number of pioneering innovations and trends during the Summer of Innovation scheduled to take place from 20 July to 4 September. The Dutch horticultural sector has become an important sector because of its focus on cooperation and innovations. World Horti Center…

webinar, July 23

Stakeholder needs relevant to indoor propagation

There are economic and knowledge-based challenges that must be addressed for indoor farms to be viable in the United States despite their potential benefits. A mixed-methods…

Tyfu Cymru

Webinar on Sep 28 12:00 PM - Zoom

Peat free horticulture - why and how?

Political and commercial pressures are increasing to cease the use of peat for horticulture crop production. Defra is due to publish its peat strategy later in 2020, which may precipitate further measures if the industry fails to move closer to the 2030 zero peat use target for commercial horticulture.…

Smart agriculture main theme International 'Siberian Agrarian Week'

From November 11 to 13, leading manufacturers and distributors will present the best solutions for efficient agriculture in the pavilions of the Novosibirsk Expocenter IEC.…

Proactivity is key at Cultivate'20 Virtual

Cultivate'20 Virtual is already heading into the third day and proactivity might be the key word so far. Many are attending the show and visiting the booths, but getting into a conversation isn't going as fluent as in a physical show. The lack of face-to-face contact is evident. However, most are pleased…

Opportunities for greenhouse horticulture with servitization

"More focus on providing services, whether or not in addition to the supply of products, leads to turnover growth!", said Professor Jan van den Ende during the Greenhouse Technology as a Service event. Van den Ende inspired the more than 80 participants offline and online by outlining the opportunities…

Workshop draws international interest in CEA

Nearly 215 people in 13 countries learned cutting-edge greenhouse management concepts online at the recent Plant Empowerment Workshop. Hosted by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), the workshop had been planned for on-campus but moved online due to…

Show in full swing

Cultivate’20 Virtual is as real as it gets this year

Cultivate'20 Virtual took off yesterday. In just 3 months, the AmericanHort team turned this 10,000 people event into a virtual event with more than 250 exhibitors. The organization is pleased to see that over 8,000 people registered for the virtual event, which goals is to create as much interaction as…

AeroFarms

December 14-15, Berlin

Curtis & Wyss presents Indoor Farming and Agri-tech Innovation Summit

Curtis & Wyss will present the Indoor Farming and Agritech Innovation Summit, taking place in Berlin, Germany on December 14th-15th and featuring executives from Aerofarms, BASF, Cargill, Syngenta among others. Curtis & Wyss is bringing its Indoor Farming and Agri-tech Innovation Summit to Berlin,…

July 20-24

PMA unveils details on virtual foodservice show

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is dishing out food for thought during its first-ever Foodservice: Delivered virtual event July 20-24. The online gathering for the…

Starting August 24

New, virtual format for Fruit for the Future 2020

“We are delighted to present a new format for Fruit for the Future, which we hope will make it possible for even more people to engage with the latest research and development on soft fruit, and that it can collectively be used as a focal point to meet and interact in a virtual way.” In recognition of…

Westland Horti Tours slowly starting up again

It should not come as a surprise that with the corona crisis, the activities of Westland Horti Tours also ceased abruptly. Now that the growers are getting to work again, it is also time for Aad Verduijn, the man behind the greenhouse horticultural promotion company, to get started again. The first…

'New solutions for a new scenario'

Rijk Zwaan to celebrate the Global Melon & Watermelon e-Vent 2020 in a virtual format

'New solutions for a new scenario.' This is the motto of Rijk Zwaan's 2020 edition of the Global Melon & Watermelon e-Vent. Due to current circumstances, the format of the event was adapted so that visitors can attend the event virtually. The people that participate in the event will be able to learn…

Tips for attending a virtual conference

Cultivate'20 Virtual: AmericanHort shares "A Guide for Attendees"

Cultivate'20 Virtual is around the corner. From July 13-16 (10am to 6pm ET), this trade show will be held and it is 100% online, for the first time. As it is such a different format than a traditional show, it presents new challenges as an attendee. Therefore, American Hort, the organization, designed a…

United Fresh goes LIVE 365! with year-round virtual events

Due to the success of United Fresh 2020 Live!, the association will transition its new virtual platform to United Fresh Live! 365, a year-round online marketplace where buyers…

12:30 - 1:15 PM and 4:00 - 4:45 PM AEST, starting July 15

Webinars by Protected Cropping Australia

While the challenges of COVID-19 impact all of our lives, PCA is still committed to bring people together to share information. They did, however, have to change the way they do things, as meeting in person for field trips or farm tours is no longer an option. So instead they will be hosting a series of…

Jul 15 08:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Webinar on cucumber production with supplemental LED lighting and latest spectra research

The Fluence Research Team and Horticulture Services Team are proud to announce the latest webinar presenting their research on the impact of light spectra on cucumber plant…

webinar, July 8

Erin Fitzgerald and the success of ’30 Harvests’

World Horti Center and NethWork continue to provide online inspiration via the EAT THIS! webinar series. This upcoming Wednesday July 8 another inspiring expert, Erin Fitzgerald, CEO of US Farmers and Ranchers in Action (USFRA), takes centre stage and shares her vision on the future of food. 30…

webinar, July 16

Control, eradication and preparedness for exotic leafminers in Australia

Production nurseries are encouraged to attend a webinar on exotic leafminers that will be held on Thursday, 16 July 2020, to provide growers with an update on incursion risk,…

Webinar held on tomato rootstocks

Despite the fact that Covid-19 has disturbed visits and interaction possibilities with growers, plant breeders and their suppliers, De Ruiter wants to continue sharing…

OptimIA

July 29, 2020

OptimIA annual stakeholder meeting (virtual)

The OptimIA (Optimizing Indoor Agriculture) project team invites indoor farmers, allied trades, and professionals interested in participating in their first annual stakeholder meeting (virtual), to share recent research results and discuss future activities. OptimIA is a USDA-supported Specialty Crop…

United Fresh LIVE! Badge, Puzzle and Trivia winners announced

With more than 7,500 active users on United Fresh LIVE! during the 2020 virtual experience June 15-19, attendees competed to show who was most active on the platform, as well…

The registration period is open from July 27 to the 31

Aneberries will celebrate the X edition of its International Congress online

Mexico's Berry Exporters Association, (ANEBERRIES) is getting ready to conduct the tenth edition of its International Congress, which will be held online for the first time.…

CEO roundtable discussing trends in Indian agriculture and food

ThinkAg, a food and AgTech platform held its first CEO roundtable on 26th June discussing trends in the Indian Agriculture and Food sector expected in this decade. The…

UAE Cabinet approves national system for sustainable agriculture

Sheikh Mohammed visits vegetable market in Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was seen visiting a Dubai fruits and vegetables market. A video showing…

CropKing offers first digital workshop

CropKing will hold their first digital workshop on Wednesday July 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM EST, via Zoom. During this 7 hour course, participants will learn many of the same topics covered in their in-person workshops. Topics will include an introduction to greenhouse plants and hydroponic systems including…

July 8, 2:30 PM, ET

Sneak peek webinar of Cultivate'20 Virtual

AmericanHort, the host of Cultivate, the largest all-industry trade show, announces a Sneak Peek webinar for attendees of Cultivate’20 Virtual, the new 100% online event that…

PMA Fresh Summit goes virtual for 2020

Produce Marketing Association announced Tuesday, June 30 that the 2020 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo will be a virtual experience instead of an onsite event in Dallas.    In a message to members and industry partners, PMA CEO Cathy Burns explained the decision.  “Out of our utmost concern for the personal health, safety, and…


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