Monday, November 27, 2023

Deliflor Hoogveld:

New high tech cuttings company officially opened in the Netherlands

2.4 million cuttings a day, 12 million per week, and 500 million a year. Last Saturday, November 25, Deliflor Hoogveld, the new cuttings company of Deliflor (part of Beekenkamp) and Kreling Chrysanten, was officially opened. At the two bottom layers, there is no daylight. Several trials have been run before…

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Impression of HortiProIndia

Last week, from November 23-26, HortiProIndia took place in Pune, India. It is an international exhibition and conference focusing on modern agriculture, horticulture, floriculture, agriprenurship, and its processing employing cutting-edge technology, as well as best practices that may benefit countless farmers and platform…

Photo report: GrowTech 2023, Antalya, Turkey

Turkey has been a significant exporter of fresh fruits and vegetables. Over the years, the country has seen an increase in the export of products like tomatoes, peppers, citrus fruits, and others. The horticulture sector has witnessed advancements in technology and farming practices. Modernization…

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75 years ADR:

Germany: "These are the top ten new rose varieties"

Almost 40 rose varieties were tested for three years - and only the most resilient and beautiful varieties received the coveted "ADR-Rose" quality mark. ADR stands for Allgemeine Deutsche Rosenneuheitenprüfung (General German Rose Novelty Testing), which took place for the 75th time this year. One of the…

Acuity to acquire Arize family of horti lighting from Current

Acuity Brands has reached an agreement to acquire the Arize® family of horticulture lighting products from Current Lighting Solutions. The Company has also reached an agreement with Hort Americas, LLC for it to remain the exclusive distributor of these horticulture lighting products throughout the U.S.,…

Former AIPH President Robert Mathis dies at 95

With great sadness, AIPH has announced the passing of Robert Mathis, former President of the Association from 1977 to 1991. He departed on 25 October 2023 in Bischwiller, Bas-Rhin (67), a département in France. Mr. Mathis was a highly respected figure in the international horticultural industry, and his…

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US (CT): Flowers account for almost 25% of state's ag sales

Credit for our Thanksgiving feasts —and today's leftovers — is due in no small part to the Connecticut farmers who produced the corn, potatoes, and turkey, among other commodities. But those weren't Connecticut farmers' biggest money makers last year. Those would be flowers. Of Connecticut's estimated…

Dutch freesia trade benefits from automated selection of freesia bulbs

There won't be another 1,000 of them built anytime soon, but the new machine that allows freesia bulbs to be evaluated and selected in terms of quality is a fine example of innovative technology and cooperation. With the GearVision, produced by Gearbox and commissioned by and in cooperation with Van der…

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