Monday, August 8, 2022

A dust-free working environment at Van der Voort plants

Van der Voort is a pot plant grower from Honselersdijk in the Netherlands. Van der Voort opts for the total concept of different types of plants, pot sizes, and decorative materials. A clean working environment is part of this total concept. For this reason, Van der Voort has invested in a Stefix 95…

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Beekenkamp Group board member Peter Persoon passed away

Peter Persoon, board member of the Beekenkamp Group and former director of Deliflor Chrysanten, unexpectedly passed away on Friday 22nd July at the age of 64. His death was due to complications following his diagnosis with bone marrow cancer four months ago. Despite his illness, Peter remained positive…

In case you've missed it: Photo report Cultivate'22

Although some exhibitors had the feeling the 2022 Cultivate show was slightly slower than in pre-pandemic years, the event remains one of the best to meet up with suppliers active in the North American market. The show attracted more than 650 exhibitors and thousands of international guests. Click here…

GLOBALG.A.P. on speakers' Corner panel at IPM summer edition

After a two-year absence, the IPM trade show returned and the industry's wish to meet on-site was realized at the IPM Summer Edition held on 13–14 June 2022 in Essen, Germany. The special Summer Edition took place for the first time, allowing a return to in-person events through the well-established…

"By adding spray booms, our roof washer became a real 2-in-1-machine"

Initially it was a roof washer, but by adding spray booms the machine of Besseling Techniek became a true Roofmaster as it could also be used to spray shading paints and coatings in summer times.  From removing dust to a year round machine"Our roof washer was primarily designed to remove dust and dirt to increase the…

Further integration Royal Brinkman's Technical Department and Berg Hortimotive

"We are going to face the global market challenges with great courage"

Royal Brinkman's Technical Department and Berg Hortimotive are joining forces for the next phase of growth and development. In doing so, the management of the Royal Brinkman Group is anticipating the growth ambitions arising from its new strategic long-term plan. It shows a strong focus on trading…

BioTherm improves performance of their finned heating products

BioTherm’s engineers recently reviewed their tooling for their hydronic heat pipe products and realized that with a minor modification of adding small ridges to the surfaces, they could increase the performance by 6.7%-10.5% with only minor additional use of aluminum. “It’s like we added micro-fins to…

Vivero North America expands service team with Nick Read

Vivero North America is expanding the service team. With Nick Read, they welcome a new member to service all customer needs. The additional support will help information flow quickly and efficiently from the farm in Mexico to our customers in North America. Nick brings many years of experience in the horticulture…

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Floriculture workshop held for farmers of Tangdhar

Aimed to promote floriculture in Tangdhar of Jammu and Kashmir's hilly Karnah valley, a collaboration with Sher-e-Kashmier University of Agricultural Sciences and Tech (SKUAST) under the aegis of Vigyan Prasar Department of Science and Technology, a stakeholders meet-cum-workshop was org at Youth Centre…

Flower prices in Dharmapuri go up two-fold

Flower prices across the district increased two-fold owing to the reduction in production caused by South West monsoon. Also, the increase in demand in Tamil month Aadi, where temples host festivals, has led to increased demand and price, said farmers. Traders across Dharmapuri said they are not able to keep…

Nigeria targets $600m on resumed export of Hibiscus flowers to Mexico

The Federal Government said on Thursday, the 4th of August, that Nigeria was targeting over $600m from its resumed export of Hibiscus flowers (Zoborodo) to Mexico. Mohammed Abubakar, minister of agriculture and rural development, while speaking at a presidential media briefing in Abuja, said 15…

A plant support system keeps plants looking their best

A plant support system is often an afterthought but typically provides the backbone necessary for keeping plants looking their best at retail. One of the most popular autumnal potted plants featured on front porches and in seasonal displays are Chrysanthemums (more commonly known as “mums”). When…

UK: Expert speakers at Horticultural Trade Association conference to share 2030 industry insights

A host of experts, including horticulture industry speakers and British explorer, journalist, and TV presenter Simon Reeves are set to share their insights on how the horticultural industry could look by 2030 at the Horticultural Trade Association’s (HTA) annual conference. Horticulture, the conference will…


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