International Propagation Seminar

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On an annual basis Grodan organizes the International Propagation Seminar.

This event is intended as an international platform for propagators and their suppliers (seeds, machines, etc.) to facilitate knowledge exchange and networking opportunities. By sharing the latest developments and insights in the area of propagation during a 2-day program we aim to inspire this important target group.

2019 edition

The 2019 edition will be organized on 25 and 26 September in Nootdorp (the Netherlands), and the theme of the Seminar is "Welcome to Number-land".

During the knowledge day on 25 September several speakers from different areas (eg. crop protection, plant breeding, fertilizers) will shine their light on the influence of big data and robotics on international propagation.

On the practical visits day on 26 September two guided tours are planned at top-notch propagation facilities in the Netherlands.

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