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Dingeman Hoek Groep construction starts

On Thursday 26-10-2017, the construction of the new building on the auction terrain at Royal FloraHolland Rijnsburg started with the driving of the first pole into the ground by the directors of the Dingeman Hoek Groep, Peter Hoek and Arjan Glasbergen. The building, which is expected to be completed at the.....

Royal FloraHolland:

"International auction group offers opportunities for members"

Auctions around the world have roughly the same opportunities and challenges. The development of digital platforms with online purchasing possibilities and the increasing sustainability criteria form the challenges. Internationalisation of the trade is an opportunity. That is why the AIPH has established an.....

US: How to succeed as an international horticultural consultant

Although the term consultant is used extensively, the duty of an international horticultural consultant (IHC) lacks precision. Researchers propose that the job of an IHC has many attributes similar to an extension agent in the United States. Accordingly, they highlight the responsibilities of an IHC and put.....

February 1, Bleiswijk

NL: International workshop on natural light & covering materials

Wageningen University & Research Greenhouse Horticulture organises a workshop on Natural light & covering materials for international participants.Organised byWageningen University & Research Greenhouse HorticultureDateThu 1 February 2018 09:00 to 18:00VenueBleiswijkViolierenweg 12665 MV.....

October 30

CAN (ON): Participate in developing an irrigation strategy for Niagara

The summer of 2016 was unusually dry across much of the Niagara Region. Prolonged dry conditions highlighted the need for access to irrigation water and the consequences of inadequate irrigation on crop production.A number of grower organizations, working together with Niagara Region, were approved for a.....

Koppert presents new edition of book Knowing & Recognizing

‘Knowing and recognizing’, Koppert’s renewed reference book on pests and their biological solutions was launched at the ABIM in Basel, Switzerland, on Monday. This edition now also includes a brand new section on microbiology. Internationally recognized as the global platform for the biocontrol industry, the.....

Understanding standing orders

Komet Sales have talked about Standing Orders and the importance of handling recurrent customers' orders but this feature is a world in itself and offers a lot of options to manage your team’s processes correctly. Maybe you have used several actions already, but now Komet Sales talks about 7 things you.....

US: Scientists seek public assistance in tackling rose rosette disease

Halfway through a five-year, $4.6 million grant to combat rose rosette disease in the U.S., the national research team studying it is encouraged by the amount of information learned but admits having a way to go before finding how to overcome the deadly problem.Rose rosette was observed on wild roses as.....

November 2, Richardson

US (TX): Seminar for pest control pros is low-cost CEU opportunity

The Fall Pest Management Seminar by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers one of the most cost-effective options for professional continuing education units, or CEUs, in the region, organizers said.“Early registration is $70, and that includes lunch,” said Dr. Mike Merchant, AgriLife Extension.....

Dutch expertise group AAB increases focus on new markets:

The high-end approach towards indoor cultivation

The market for indoor cultivation systems is evolving fast, especially now that the regulated cultivation of medical marijuana in North America has come around the corner. Dutch horticulture consultancy firm AAB is therefore translating its expertise in high-end indoor horticulture cultivationAAB is known.....

webinar, October 18

Modelling energy use and savings in the greenhouse

Now that the mums are gone, and the poinsettias are getting ready to colour up, it’s becoming clear that winter is just around the corner. With the colder temperatures outside, comes the ramping up of your heating system. Remember those energy bills from winters gone by? Have they got you thinking about.....

5 tools to increase internal communication in floral companies

A sense of reason has followed us until today, do you remember when you were a child and you used to ask your parents “Why?” several times a day? Is that necessity of fully understanding everything around us that explains the importance of effective internal communication.by Marcela Buitrago, Komet.....

"ClockOnline exceeds all expectations"

The recent period has seen a great deal of work go into the ClockOnline digital platform and it has paid off: Marco Stolze, owner of the online flowers and plants auction ClockOnline, is very enthusiastic about the initial results. “We have completed our first tests with this independent digital platform and.....

All those things that could be automated

Taking notes of the orders your customers make by phone, submitting the request to the procurement team via email, Skype or google sheets so then they can communicate that to the vendor, seems to be a process that requires being careful about remembering all details along every step of the way.In the floral.....