Official opening of photovoltaic greenhouse – “Les cagettes de Noël"

In May, Biobest attended the official opening of Les Cagettes de Noel's photovoltaic greenhouse, where their beneficial insects and hives are being deployed to produce quality organic fruit and vegetables.   Situated in the small village of Rians, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in south-eastern France, the…

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Jamaica: greenhouse project adding value to Manchester community

Farmers are hailing the Content greenhouse project in Williamsfield, Manchester, for enabling them to increase production and earnings while adding economic value to the community. The project, which got underway in 2017, involves the revitalization of former bauxite lands for agriculture production.…

Application of fertilizer machine system for Chinese greenhouses

Kingpeng recently installed fertilizer machines in several multi-span greenhouses in China.  Thins fertilizer irrigation unit was specially designed to control either indoor or outdoor sprinkler, fogging, or drip irrigation systems without recirculation, involving substrate or other growing media. The irrigation…

US (KS): Hetlinger’s Planting Hope greenhouse nearly finished

Hetlinger’s newest addition, the Planting Hope greenhouse, is just about complete. Director Trudy Hutchinson says the greenhouse has been seen as a way to expand the activity list for Hetlinger clients. Hetlinger Developmental Services photo Hutchinson says there have been some supply chain issues that…

Justin Lukoff, Havecon:

"We provide the knowledge that new growers are looking for"

“We’re not just building greenhouses. We are developing entire greenhouses constructions. That combination is exactly what the market needs nowadays,” says Justin Lukoff, Head of Sales USA at Havecon. In a new video by Havecon, he shares trends in the US greenhouse industry that he’s seeing now. Justin…

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India: Project to cultivate vegetables and flowers for Onam launched

The Alappuzha municipality has launched ‘ponnonathottam’ (Onam garden), a project to produce vegetables and flowers for Onam. As part of it, the civic body will grow a wide variety of vegetables and marigolds on vacant lots and schools. The civic body launched the project by planting vegetable and flower…

Growing efficiency in greenhouses

NC State Energy Management has partnered with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) on an energy efficiency project in the greenhouses at Headhouse Unit 3 off Method Road, resulting in decreased energy use and emissions. The installation of 486 LED Hi-Top grow lights have replaced legacy…

Genap receives HortiQ certificate

Genap has officially been awarded the HortiQ certificate by HortiQ Chairman Harm Maters. Genap is the first specialist in plastic film structures to comply with this quality system for horticultural technology and equipment. Dick van Regteren, director/owner of Genap: “The HortiQ certificate will allow…

KUBO presents ‘KUBO 75 years’

Two years ago, family business KUBO celebrated its 75-year jubilee. To commemorate the occasion, the company has produced a beautiful book about the history of KUBO up till now. A book full of stories, anecdotes and photos, portraying the ‘Kubans’ themselves (as the KUBO employees are called), clients, suppliers and others…

Growing with growcoons: biodegradable plugs

A few years ago, Hoffman Nursery transitioned from growing liners in breakaway trays to plug trays. The plug trays are a favorite of staff and customers alike as they reduce waste and improve the production process. Across the grasses that are grown, some varieties are slow to root or root…

Ball State celebrates expansion of orchid greenhouse

Costa Rican plants. Beehive cubbies. A chocolate tree and an eastern box turtle. Much like the tropical banana plant that now touches the conservatory ceiling,  Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse is growing. Ribbon-cutting ceremonyIt was standing room only on June 17 in the new Environmental Education…

Special Greenhouse Construction

In the coming weeks, greenhouse construction takes center stage in the special of FloralDaily, HortiDaily, and our Dutch newsletters GroetenNieuws and BPnieuws. For one month, we will pay more attention to everything that is being built in this sector.Besides new projects, we will also highlight technical innovations. What…


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