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Press Release
01 Oct 2019

Propagators united at International Propagation Seminar of Grodan

More than 100 propagation companies were in the Netherlands this week. They were invited by Grodan - the company organized the International Propagation Seminar for the eighth time. The kick-off of the event took place with a number of presentations, showing how it pays off to grow based on measurements. 'Welcome to Number-land' was the theme of the event.

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Grodan
about grodan, innovative and sustainable, stone wool, growing, Precision Growing principles, greenhouse, tomato-growing, grodan
Press Release
11 Nov 2018

World Water Day 2018. Let’s talk water in horticulture

World Water Day is about focusing attention on the importance of water. Did you know that today 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water at home? And that the world has committed itself to ensure that everyone has access to safe water by 2030?

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Grodan
Growing solutions, growth, quality, innovative, development, Grodan Prestige, grodan
Press Release
11 Nov 2018

Vigorous crops well balanced all the year round

Grodan, a member of the ROCKWOOL Group, announced the introduction of its Grodan Prestige stone wool slab. Prestige slabs are ideal for tomato and cucumber growers who want to promote fast initial growth of their crops and vigorous vegetative development in the summer.

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Grodan
about grodan, innovative and sustainable, stone wool, growing, Precision Growing principles, EU Ecolabel, grodan
Press Release
11 Nov 2018

Grodan once again awarded the EU Ecolabel

It is quite an achievement that GRODAN has been re-awarded the EU Ecolabel certificate for mineral growing media. Strict climate saving criteria on energy consumption and CO2 emissions, for instance, require annual emissions reports and records of electricity consumption of each production plant over the last 5 years. The circular economy is enhanced by a collection/recycling service, and the requirement for mineral growing media to use recycled materials in the manufacturing process.

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Grodan
about grodan, innovative and sustainable, stone wool, growing, Precision Growing principles, grodan
Press Release
11 Nov 2018

End of season tips & tricks GroSens MultiSensor system

The growing season is nearing its end, or has already finished. As you have also moved your GroSens or Water Content Meter (WCM) system during this period, our cultivation specialist Gert-Jan Goes has summed up the most important tips.

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Grodan
vegetable solutions, substrate slabs, vegetable, growing, Cucumber, grodan
Press Release
11 Nov 2018

3% increase in cucumbers in high-wire cultivation under lights

Hortus in Futuro in Maasbree, a family business that specialises in high-wire cucumbers, has two harvests annually: a winter harvest of the Hi Power variety (planting date: 28 December) and a summer harvest with Hi Force, a mosaic-resistant variety with a planting date around the longest day.

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Stefanie Wienhoven

Communcation Manager,
GRODAN

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