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.
Director Sales North West Europe of Koppert gives his view on developments regarding biological crop protection and natural pollination in propagation.
Jack Mooney (nursery manager Costa Group, tomato grower in Australia) gives insight in his extensive knowledge about healing techniques with grafted seadlings.
Eric Hegger of Nova crop control gives insight in how plant sap analysis can be used to optimize nutrition strategy
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
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
"We often have far too romantic views of food production, especially in Western Europe and the United States," says Sander van Golberdinge, Public Affairs Manager of Grodan, in this Gro-pinion.
Today on World Water Day, we share three tips from Grodan’s Best Practice Guidelines for Greenhouse Water Management to help you improve your greenhouse water cycle.
Efficiently watering crops grown on stone wool substrate is closely linked to the specific crop growth stage, the desired plant balance, the growth conditions and the outdoor climate (evaporation). Gordan's Gert-Jan Goes mentions some aspects that are currently important to focus on. “The weather is still relatively sombre, but when the sun does break through, caution is advised!"
In the greenhouse horticulture sector, we need to increase our contribution to the energy transition. Although this a big challenge for many, Gebroeders Vahl – cucumber growers who have heated their greenhouses with renewable geothermal energy since 2012 – see it as an opportunity.