Welcome and introduction to Horticulture 4.0 - by Vincent Deenen

Director Marketing Vincent Deenen of Grodan opens the Seminar, and shares his vision on the impact of digitalisation in the horticultural industry and in particular professional propagation.

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Things are getting complicated - by Arne van Aalst

Director Sales North West Europe of Koppert gives his view on developments regarding biological crop protection and natural pollination in propagation.

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Succesfull Healing of Grafted Seadlings - by Jack Mooney

Jack Mooney (nursery manager Costa Group, tomato grower in Australia) gives insight in his extensive knowledge about healing techniques with grafted seadlings.

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It's all about balance - by Eric Hegger

Eric Hegger of Nova crop control gives insight in how plant sap analysis can be used to optimize nutrition strategy

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Can we speed up classic breeding processes? - by Mike Poodt

Presentation of Mike Poodt of vegetable breeding company Rijk Zwaan. In this presentation Mike shares how Rijk Zwaan is looking at innovative ways to speed up classic breeding processes

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How power of data results in new product development - by Thomas Peters

Thomas Peters, is crop consultation propagation at Grodan and shares in his presentation how data of the rootzone results in new product development at Grodan

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Latest blogs

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Sustainable Growing

Meeting the needs of a changing industry

The world of commercial strawberry growing is at a crossroads. Internal and external factors are pushing forward-looking growers like Genson to rethink their production practices, not least the substrate they use. In this context, a couple of years back Genson asked independent expert, Elke Schellekens from Floraison, to lead a series of trials testing different substrates, including Grodan stone wool. The trials are still running, but Elke took a moment out from her busy schedule to reflect with the people at Grodan who’ve been involved with the trials on progress to date.

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Sustainable Growing

The growing success of a happy company

When Finnish hydroponic lettuce growers Viherkaste OY found themselves facing persistent production problems, they worked with experts from Grodan to find a solution. Here CEO Erkki Nylund and Operational Manager Ilkka Saloranta discuss their journey.

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By Jan van Staalduinen
Water Management

Pay close attention to irrigation, nutrient content and cold feet

The sharp rise in energy prices is forcing many growers to reduce their lighting, to turn down the thermostat a little and provide screening for longer. If irrigation and nutrient levels are not adjusted accordingly, this can have major consequences for the crop and the roots, warns cultivation advisor Jos Beerens from Grodan.

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By Andrew Lee
Sustainable Growing

Innovations in horticulture to look out for in 2022 and beyond part 2

Part II: Pyrgeometers and glass film technologies: innovations to support the transition to green energy in the greenhouse For the past years, two main challenges have been top of mind for greenhouse operators: labor (shortages and increasing costs) and the ever increasing costs of energy. Andrew Lee, Global Technical Knowledge Manager at Grodan and veteran in the horticultural business, sees these challenges not as limitations, but as important drivers for technological innovation in the sector. In the first part of this series, Lee dives into the latest tech solutions for challenge #2: the transition towards green energy in the greenhouse.

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