Sustainable Growing

“Why we switched to geothermal energy”

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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. “We can’t stay dependent on gas forever,” says Kees Vahl. “So it’s better to invest in more sustainable energy sources.”

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Refreshing solutions to preserve water in times of drought

The Netherlands is facing another dry, hot summer. It will be the third consecutive year in a row where there will be a huge shortage of rainfall, and this shortage is expected to be larger than in the record year of 1976. This is not only worrying for nature, but also for agriculture and horticulture. At Grodan, we support growers with smarter water management in the greenhouse. That’s why on Desertification and Drought Day (17 June) we call for action and draw attention to a few important initiatives that help us take better care of our precious water.

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5 Reasons Why AI Will Transform the Greenhouse Industry

In this article we will zoom in on the 5 reasons why AI will transform the greenhouse industry with Gursel Karacor, Senior Data Scientist at Grodan.

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This is THE CHALLENGE for the next generation

His official title is Product Lifecycle Manager Grodan, North America. Although his colleagues often refer Yianni Monahan as “the recycling guru from New York”’. He speaks about the transition of the horticulture industry towards a circular economy and the important role recycling plays in this. ‘We truly believe this is THE CHALLENGE for the next generation and we want to help lead the endeavour for a solution.’

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Biodegradable plastics: 7 things you should know as a grower

Read what you as a grower need to know about Grodan’s thoughts and actions around the use of (biodegradable) plastics or the films surrounding the products.

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