13 November 2013
Based on professional growers’ needs for higher accuracy and reliability in monitoring water content (WC), electrical conductivity (EC) and temperature in substrates, GRODAN is now introducing a state-of-the-art innovation: the GroSens® wireless, multi-sensor measuring system.
16 October 2013
Increasingly the propagation of young plants can be automated: sowing, grading, grafting and transplanting. In mid-September GRODAN organised a seminar for plant propagators from outside the Netherlands where companies specialising in automatic sowing, selection, grafting and transportation of young plants demonstrated the latest possibilities and the advantages of their technology. Attention was also paid to the fundamental principles of: sowing and raising seedlings in the new stone wool plugs and blocks from GRODAN, which are more suitable for automated processes.
03 October 2013
GRODAN Group recently entered a partnership with Changhua Tianwei Horticulture Production Cooperative, confirming the Group’s commitment to support the introduction of Precision Growing in the new agriculture training centre in Changhua (Taiwan).
05 February 2013
Jan Wijgerse (56) has been appointed Export Manager for the GRODAN Group. Jan is responsible for the further expansion of GRODAN export activities.
03 February 2013
Last week the GRODAN group was present at the International Green Week Berlin, together with the GroentenFruit Bureau and various horticulture chain partners, to promote greenhouse vegetables amongst German consumers. Here, the chain partners set up an impressive presentation to explain the fact that greenhouse vegetables are high quality vegetables: not only tasty and healthy, but also produced in a safe and sustainable manner.
17 December 2012
For the second consecutive year, Horti Alliance organised the Precision Growing seminar hosted once again by GRODAN and Priva. The presentations focused on how Precision Growing can help growers address the modern challenges facing the greenhouse horticultural sector.
10 December 2012
A ‘charity:water’ project sponsored by the GRODAN Group, has led to the realisation of a large scale spring protection system, which now provides 70 people in Bolivia with clean and safe drinking water.
18 September 2012
Four horticultural chain partners DLV Plant, Grodan, Koppert Biological Systems and Nunhems are bringing their knowhow together at the Horti Fair in Amsterdam, held from 30 October until 2 November 2012, to support sustainable greenhouse growing. The ‘Sustainable Growing Plaza’ in hall 8, is the name of the platform designed for synergies between the four partners. Additionally, the partners will hold a joint Sustainable Growing seminar at the Horti Fair.
11 September 2012
Sustainable food production is becoming increasingly important as the world faces several major challenges in the coming decades. The new 'Sustainable Growing' brochure explains how the Grodan Group’s sustainable development programme contributes towards doing more with using less, in a better way.
13 August 2012
Edwin den Breejen (41) has been appointed Sales Director Northern and Western Europe for the Grodan Group. Edwin brings with him more than twenty years of commercial experience in various areas.