Four-in-one dosing solution 'boosted' to 1000 liters per hour

Besides assembling standard valves and actuators, Power Plastics develops its own (and customer-specific) solutions in-house. Recent developments, carried out entirely in-house, are the Power Pulse Venturi (Venturi with integrated solenoid valve, check valve, and calibration). In addition to the 600…

Well testing at Eden Geothermal

Eden Geothermal is currently setting up to start well testing on Friday 21st January. Well tests provide Eden Geothermal with essential information about the temperature and permeability of the rock in the target zone, and how water moves through the hot granite deep underground. The results of the  tests will enable the company…

VitalFuid

2 million investment in developing technology to reduce chemical use

"Our plasma water has strong disinfecting properties"

The Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij and VDL Participaties, part of VDL Groep, are investing in VitalFluid together. This company, located on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, uses a new plasma technology to reduce the use of chemical crop protection and to offer a sustainable alternative to…

New Ultrafiltration system for Pure Harvest Smart Farms

At the end of 2021, Pure Harvest Smart Farms commissioned its new greenhouses in Saudi Arabia. Growing in Saudi Arabia means that water management is of high importance. For the new greenhouses, Dutch company Mienis Water supplied the water treatment systems. This involves a Reverse Osmosis with a…

"Water management is a crucial aspect of sustainability"

Minimizing negative effects on the local community and environment in general is a priority for Hoogstraten. The cooperative based near Antwerp, in Belgium continuously works according to sustainable methods and stimulates sustainable entrepreneurship amongst their growers. Examples of methods adopted by…

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Drop-irrigation on the rise in Iran, hydroponic growing following slowly

Iran’s total greenhouse area stood at 9,856 hectares, 76% of which used drop irrigation, 19% had no irrigation system, 4% were rain-fed and 1% used a combination of drop irrigation and natural precipitation, according to the latest data released by the Statistical Center of Iran for the fiscal year…

Upholding the water supply chain and the nation's avocado farms

World’s first blockchain-based water market to start in Australia later this year

The world’s first blockchain-based water market will start in Australia later this year. The goal of this project is to protect access to water amid rising water security…

WUR in Dubai: sustainable eating and drinking in the desert

The theme of the Dutch pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai is water, energy, and food. Precisely the areas for which Wageningen University & Research develops numerous innovations, also for the Middle East. In January and February WUR will be present in Dubai to demonstrate what knowledge and technology…

Comparison of a new knapsack mist sprayer and three traditional sprayers

The environmental conditions of facility vegetables are characterized by high temperature and humidity, promoting a high incidence of pests and diseases. To change the backward status of plant protection machinery in greenhouses, a new kind of knapsack mist sprayer (KMS) was designed. The sprayer can…

Better use of water basins for storing rainwater researched

How to ensure sufficient future water supply for agriculture and horticulture? That’s an important question that Life Aclima wants to answer over the next five years with a promising European Union water project: Life Aclima. Over the course of this Life-project, several partners will develop and…

“We do care for a sustainable world and that´s why we breed sustainable varieties”

Deliflor Latin America finds sustainability extremely important. “For this reason, we promote the growth of the floriculture sector, framed in sustainability, where the generation of economic resources is in accordance with environmental respect,” explains Juan David Lecuona, Commercial Director at…

Dramm Corporation

The Dramm Corporation:

Jared Babik promoted to National Project Sales Manager

Jared Babik has been promoted from Northeastern US Technical Representative to National Project Sales Manager for The Dramm Corporation. In this new role, Jared will focus on project sales for our complete water integration services. Working directly with growers and alongside our distribution partners,…

Proof positive:

"Heating completely kills virus in water"

Disinfection by heating is a proven and sure method for killing microorganisms in (drain) water effectively. Very recent research has shown that the ToBRFV virus in the drain water is killed off completely this way. This is a welcome development for growers who want to be protected against the growing…

January: Special Water

Feeling thirsty yet? Or are your plants? With the latter, we can help you for sure - but not by offering you a drink. This month, we will pay more attention to water on the FloralDaily newsletter. Think of water basins, silos, drippers, drain water purification or, let's hope not, water nuisance. And perhaps snow or ice,…


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