Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Cor de Jong, PanAmerican Seed on Goldblitz Rudbeckia

"It's more cost-effective for natural daylength growers"

"It's more cost-effective for natural daylength growers" Since its official launch in 2022 at the California Spring Trials, the new Goldblitz has gained an increased interest in orders from growers that have trialed the existing varieties over the past few years. This crop is a first-year flowering…

Photo impression FlowersExpo Moscow 2022

On September 13-15, the twelfth International Exhibition, FlowersExpo 2022, took place in Moscow at the Crocus Expo IEC. "It was demonstrating unprecedented interest and hopes of the professional community this year," the organization says.  Two hundred thirty-five companies from Russia and eight foreign countries…

Controlling whitefly in Poinsettias

To get good control of whitefly in Poinsettia crops, including the resistant Bemisia biotype, Biobest IPM, and Pollination Specialist Koen Merkus explains the importance of keeping the population level below a ‘tipping point’ by late October and how to do it. Whitefly is the most economically important…

CHP systems offer growers more flexibility

Extreme energy prices are a source of concern for many parties in the horticultural industry. However, Hans van den Heuvel with Gruppo AB stresses that a CHP system can offer more solutions than many growers are aware of. After all, Van den Heuvel explains, a CHP system does so much more than just…

RAYN software available for growers' computers to control crop illumination

RAYN Syrcadia software provides precise and intuitive control of variable spectrum horticultural research luminaires. Now, users can install this advanced lighting control software directly on their PC. RAYN Syrcadia is able to control crop illumination in multiple growing zones independently. The…

Plantpeddler releases Variety Day Video 2022

Plantpeddler hosted Variety Day 2022 on Friday, August 5, a day focused on delivering on the goal of “Testing the Best in the Midwest.” On a beautiful weather day, the event highlighted nearly 1,500 varieties of vegetative annuals in large containers, hanging baskets, and beds from a global array of…

Questions about how growers use gas to make money

Under the title 'kilowatt growers,' radio program Argos also addressed the energy crisis in greenhouse farming last week. The hour-long radio show questioned whether growers…

Taiwan fact-finding mission on cold chain for horticulture

The fact-finding mission took place between the 26th of July and the 6th of August 2022. The mission was to identify and map opportunities in the cold chain sector for fruits and vegetables for Dutch cold chain companies and knowledge institutes. In this 7-day mission, the team visited wholesale markets,…

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