Technique

Debate on how to shape the future of the AHDB continues

The UK Horticulture & Potatoes Future Statutory Levy Working Group has been established voluntarily by concerned statutory levy payers from within the UK Horticulture and…

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New variety of paintbrush lily in Japan developed by a novel technique

Scientists at Hokkaido University and Chiba University have developed simultaneous triploid and hexaploid varieties of Haemanthus albiflos by the application of endosperm culture, thus extending the use of this technique. In plants, the number of chromosome sets in cells (ploidy) affects a large number…

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Vicky & Richard Fox

Heuchera Cranberry covered in snow & frozen solid outsideHeuchera Lime Marmalade frozen solid inside (pleased no snow! lol)Both will come through, Cranberry will need a trim in Spring to tidy up but will grow back so fast!Orders taken now shipped March #heuchera#hardyplants pic.twitter.com/SH45DP9NFh — Vicky & Richard Fox🌱 (@plantagogo) January…

High-tech expansion for Dutch Gerbera grower

In November 2020, Bosman Van Zaal started at Gerbera grower Schouten Opti-Fleurs, in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, where they are responsible for the engineering and construction of the greenhouse, hall, concrete work and heating including heat connection with the current company. Schouten Opti-Fleurs is…

Spanish water reservoirs at 50% of their capacity after the latest rains and ahead of the thaw

Spanish water reservoirs are at 50% of their total capacity after the rains recorded over the last week and ahead of the thaw and new rains that the State Meteorological…

Study on growth and inflorescence in orchids

This study was conducted to observe the effects of exogenous gibberellic acid3 (GA3) and 6-benzylaminopurine (BAP) treatments on the growth and inflorescence initiation of Phalaenopsis and to determine whether hormonal applications can substitute for low-temperature exposure for floral transition.…

Nursery Bakker: the first lily grower to use Signify's LED grow lights

The possibilities of LED grow lights in lily cultivation

Nursery A. Bakker & Zn. BV from Heerhugowaard, the Netherlands, is the first lily grower in the world to use LED grow light from Signify in its greenhouses. The company has switched to Philips GreenPower LED toplighting to improve flower quality and increase production efficiency. Managing Director Marco…

FAA issues first fully automated flight authorization

Drones capable of watering cabbages without human intervention

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is still developing rules on the use of drones, but individual companies are gradually getting some kind of license.  Now, the FAA for the first time approved fully automatic drone flights for commercial purposes. The permit was issued to a small Massachusetts company,…

"The coco-peat industry in India has a bright future"

As the COVID-19 pandemic has placed a spotlight on resilient food systems and sustainable business practices, many horticulture companies are viewing these challenging times as an opportunity to implement more sustainable solutions. Evergreen Exports is one such company and specializes in the production…

The making of Monarch

All those lights in greenhouses are beautiful, but how are they made? This beautiful process has been visualized by Oreon, who present their powerhouse Monarch in this video.

after-market installations of screens in Canadian greenhouses:

"Installing light abatement wall systems can be especially challenging in poly greenhouses"

January 2021 has brought change to the municipality of Leamington, Ontario as the Greenhouse Light Abatement Bylaw comes into effect. The bylaw comes shortly after Kingsville enacted its own light abatement regulation, and in response to concerns over light pollution. Under the new bylaw, greenhouse…

US (AL): Studying poultry wastewater as way to irrigate crops

As fresh water supplies become increasingly limited and the world's population continues to grow, Auburn University College of Agriculture researchers are working on ways to find and utilize alternative water resources for irrigating crops. "One proven source that can meet this demand is wastewater,"…

Promising approach for enhanced biosynthesis of plant secondary metabolites: an insight

New study on induced autopolyploidy

Induced polyploidy serves as an efficient approach in extricating genetic potential of cells. During polyploidization, multiple sets of chromosomes are derived from the same organism resulting in the development of an autopolyploid. Alterations owing to artificially induced polyploidy level significantly…

40 years of Svensson Climate Screens

"Here because of you"

"Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years," is a statement with which Bill Gates encourages us to look at the big picture. The year 2020…

Gartenbau Paul Cox takes next step in pot handling with new conveyor belt installation

German grower Gartenbau Paul Cox from Geldern-Lüllingen produces 4 million pot plants a year and with their latest purchase, they take the next step in pot handling. Martin Stolze installed a fixed conveyor belt installation in several greenhouses, these conveyor belts allow large sales orders to be…

Simple, but unique technique creates uniform light above plants

Since 2017, the Leaf Carrier from Bever Innovations is in production. The idea for the growing cart with lights started after contact between tissue grower John Bijl with Vitro Plus and Jacco de Ronde (from the lighting producer) in ... the gym. Bever Innovations was, up until then, a rather unknown…

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"In winter, hydroponic irrigation must be adjusted to avoid problems caused by excess water"

In winter, low temperatures, high humidity and a lack of light can lead to the appearance of pathogenic fungi or to problems caused by the degradation of the plants' root…

Growers on OASIS by Control Dekk

"We see just the right amount of water go exactly where it is needed"

In 2013, Control Dekk was founded on the simple idea that automated hanging basket irrigation could be simple and effective. Seven years later, greenhouses across the United States and now in Canada are recognizing the value of Control Dekk’s proven OASIS technology that saves growers time and conserves…

Global Shop Solutions Director of Cloud & Technology reaches 15-year milestone

In today’s highly mobile workforce, working for the same business for 15 years says a lot about the person and the company. Global Shop Solutions, a leading producer of ERP…

Evapotranspiration partitioning of greenhouse grown tomato

New study on water productivity in greenhouses

Greenhouse industry has been rapidly expanded worldwide. An accurate partitioning evapotranspiration (ET) into transpiration (T r) and evaporation (E s) is critical for…

New ideas to separate specific nutrients from wastewater

The possibility of extracting specific nutrients from waste water in a very targeted manner is becoming increasingly important. Louis de Smet's research group, part of Organic…

Dutch grower's closed water supply was already innovative 40 years ago

On 5 January 1981, a Dutch grower close off his water supply. He had found traces of a toxic disinfectant in his tap water. This was the subject of the Dutch Broadcasting Agency's (NOS) very first 'Jeugdjournaal', a news program focused on youngsters specifically. Now, 40 years later, people looked back on…

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Lynde Greenhouse & Nursery

Happy New Year! With a new year brings new beginnings! Our Easter Lilies have started their journey! pic.twitter.com/4yhOYR0dxV — Lynde Greenhouse & Nursery (@LyndeGreenhouse) January 5, 2021

AR glasses also work in a greenhouse without WiFi

A greenhouse resembles a Faraday cage: the steel construction prevents that some radiation can reach the inside of the greenhouse. For example, it is difficult to get a good internet connection in a greenhouse. This can be tricky for some applications, such as Augmented Reality glasses. The Greenhouse…

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Curtis Mathes Grow Lights seeks DLC listing for its Harvester systems

Curtis Mathes Grow Lights is seeking testing and certification from the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) for its Harvester horticultural lighting systems. DLC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to achieve energy optimization by enabling controllability with a focus on quality, people, and the…

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January 26, 2021:

Surface water quality management webinar for growers

Dealing appropriately with water issues is arguably one of the most important concerns facing today’s horticultural sector. There are numerous regulations at municipal, provincial and federal levels that govern access to water as well as the implications associated with run-off water. Growers have…

'IKEA package' from the Netherlands for drinking water scarcity in developing countries

"Here in the Netherlands we may not realise it every day, but water is increasingly scarce around the world," says director Dick van Regteren with Genap. The company from 's…

Key patent protection for on-site peroxide generation technology

HPNow announced that the European Patent Office has issued European Patent No. 3430182 granting it protection for key technology breakthroughs in direct electrochemical peroxide generation. HPNow’s core technology is direct electrochemical synthesis of hydrogen peroxide from electricity, water and air.…

Cyberworks Robotics sells autonomous tow-tractors to Fernlea greenhouse

"World’s first deployment of self-driving greenhouse tow-tractors"

Cyberworks Robotics announces the initial sale of 18 autonomous (self-driving) tow-tractors to Fernlea greenhouse. This represents the first deployment of autonomous tractors in an industrial greenhouse anywhere in the world. The order represents the first batch of up to 90 autonomous tractors expected…

Special Water at FloralDaily

This month, we will pay more attention to water techniques, treatment, irrigation, processes and products. Also in HortiDaily and our Dutch newsletters, Groentennieuws and bloemen- en planten newsletter, this subject will be highlighted. The articles related to Water are published in a Special box, named Special Water. SpecialIf…

Never too much or too little, that's what disinfecting water with UV is all about

In the horticultural value chain, various aspects of a cultivation add value.  Sun, artificial lighting, and sometimes also packaging before a product is shipped, are all part of this value chain. However, water is also part of it and it must be clean. Nonetheless, a UV disinfection system is not the installation…

no up-front capital expenditure

Light supplier and capital partner provide funding solutions for growers

GE Current, a Daintree company, has today announced a partnership with Aquila Capital, to provide funding solutions for growers looking to install low-energy LED lighting, through funds managed or advised by Aquila Capital. "The partnership will allow growers across Europe who are designing new indoor…

Smart irrigation technique

Some crops need a lot of water to grow. There are different kinds of irrigation options, but we haven't seen this one before! Smart solution! MISSING VIDEO  https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ajjames_smart-irrigation-technique-activity-6735851332151861248-6TUg

New recorders combine three ways of communications to improve coverage

4G data monitors become mainstream in Chinese cold supply chain

Many regions have abolished 2G networks and switched to 4G networks. The coverage of 4G networks is rapidly expanding and is quickly becoming the mainstream frequency in most…

Hydrologic Purification Systems

The practice of maintaining a water filter

Let’s be honest, 2020 was weird but, the practice of maintaining a water filter is not. There are a couple of things about water filtering during the “winter downtime,” if that applies. First, make sure and run the system daily, even if you're not currently growing or if in between harvests.  It’s important…

Argos smart scanning system for trolleys

Professional growers nowadays are supplying a large variety of plant species to their clients. A very labor-intensive process and in addition to the extensive audit work, it’s also a very error-prone process leading young plant propagators to expensive and often compromised solutions. That’s why TTA…

Powerful ultrasonic anti-virus method ready for use

When it comes to cultivation, viruses are nothing new. Two years ago, the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV) broke out in the Dutch greenhouse horticultural sector.…

The Visser Multi Planter – Mayer 2400DR

Germany: New transplanting power combo at Gartenbau Hörnes

Gartenbau Hörnes in Viersen, Germany is the very first horticultural grower to have their hands on the newest development within the world of Visser Transplanters; the Visser Multi Planter. This new transplanter is developed to plant directly on the carrousel of a Mayer 2400 potting machine. Equipped…

UFO Supplies makes light plan for Irish plant grower's propagation greenhouse

What kind of light is needed to get a higher rooting percentage and a faster rooting was the question of Fitzgerald nurseries, from Ireland to UFO Supplies. UFO Supplies started to make a light plan. With the input of Erick Westerman (Fitzgerald nursery), together with Eric Jansen (Signify), UFO Supplies…

"Adopt high pressure fogging to minimise crop loss"

With increasingly more unpredictable weather in the UK, growers often face difficulty trying to optimise their glasshouse temperature, and minimise crop mortality. In-efficient combinations of heat and irrigation paired with fluctuating weather will undoubtedly bring condensation into the environment,…

PMA comments on EPA proposed rule on exemptions of Plant Incorporated Protectants

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) submitted comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Proposed Rule for Pesticides; Exemptions of Certain Plant…

Howicover: “Much more than just a frost protection cover”

Now that the cold months are nipping at our heels and plants need protection from the frost, the demand for climate netting is increasing. Horticultural fleece used to be the most common crop covering, but in the past few years Howicover, a multifunctional climate netting from Howitec Netting in…

Roll’N Grow makes heating floors and benches easy

Bottom heat that rolls out like a carpet

Growers now have a quick, easy way to provide the game-changing root zone heating that plants prefer. Roll’N Grow covers benches and floors with growth-enhancing heat in a fraction of the time it used to take. “The benefits of root zone heating are well documented – some growers say they won’t produce…

Creating and modifying custom horticulture spectral solutions with online horticultural calculator

Luminus Devices new horticulture calculator offers system engineers the opportunity to choose from over 30 of Luminus horticulture LEDs and create their own ‘recipe’ for specific luminaires and to save and output a complete LED bill of materials. System designers can select multiple LEDs and establish…

Moleaer

Moleaer launches IoT solutions for improving water

Moleaer, in collaboration with AMI Global, an industrial IoT technology provider, is launching new real-time water quality and equipment remote monitoring services. These new offerings will be available on all of Moleaer’s nanobubble systems, starting first with its second-generation Clear nanobubble…

$7M capital raise for iUNU

New platform becomes eyes of the grower

Automation and AI are hot in horticulture and US company iUNU is another example why that is. With their cameras, sensors and AI software, the company’s LUNA platform can be the eyes of the grower, being another tool to help growers improve their cultivation or enlarge the acreage they’re controlling.…

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)

Quickly detecting plant stress through portable device

Raman leaf-clip sensor would allow rapid diagnosis of nutrition deficiency in plants, enabling farmers to maximize crop yield in a sustainable way.  The portable Raman system was designed in collaboration with local company Technospex Pte Ltd. The leaf-clip Raman sensor consists of a 3D printed clip that is…

Dutch grower Marcel Groeneveld on Jamafa's new flower processing line

"More peace of mind and more fun working"

Lilacs and Ilex grower Marcel Groeneveld has been working with Jamafa's new flower processing line for about one month now and is the second grower in the Netherlands using this brand new introduction. He has already been working with the Jamafa Universal grading machine since 2018 and is still very…

5M financing round for Danish solution specialist

Generating hydrogen-peroxide on-site using only water and electricity

Generating hydrogen-peroxide autonomously and on-site, using only water and electricity as inputs. That's what's possible using the technology of HPNow. This week the Danish company announced the closing of a €5M financing round. The round was led by sustainability-focused, globally-mandated AP Ventures,…

New markets reached thanks to precise management of conditions inside reefer containers

Daikin's Active CA container technology powers CMA CGM's Climactive controlled atmosphere

Using its Active CA container technology, Daikin successfully deployed CMA CGM’s Climactive controlled atmosphere solution. Designed by Daikin Reefer, this technology allowed…

Adaptive solar shade system means horticulturalists can smell the roses

Researchers have modeled the effects of various PV module arrangements on a greenhouse used for rose growing in Iran’s Shiraz region. The team determined a ‘sweet spot’ where…

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Who in horticulture robotics really knows how far the competition is along?

The fourth edition of Future Trends & Innovations was recently held. Unlike earlier editions, it was completely online this time, and with more applications than ever before, noticed organisers AVAG, TNO, Stichting Hortivation and GreenTech contently. There was also plenty of discussion from behind the…

Australia: Technologies to improve efficiencies in nursery production

On Tuesday 29 September, the Tree & Shrub Growers held an online meeting to discuss how using technology can improve efficiencies in nursery production. by Matt Ross The guest speaker was Merijn Kuiper, Automation and Labour Saving Division Manager at Powerplants Australia. The session as ever was…

What is the difference between Red/Blue vs. broad spectrum LEDs

Growers generally have two options when it comes to horticultural LED spectrums – “full spectrum” or “broad-spectrum”, which appears white light; and “red/blue spectrum”, which can appear as purple or pink light.    The red/blue spectrum LED luminaires are often referred to as narrow band spectrum lights – because the…

Cutting edge agricultural robots offer a low-cost lifeline to UK farmers

Senior Robotics Technician Jake Shaw-Sutton, and his startup company Robotriks, have developed the Robotriks Traction Unit.The Robotriks RTU platform can be fitted with a range of traditional and high-tech attachments for use on farms.  A low-cost robotic platform which can be fitted with almost any agricultural…

How much energy can LEDs really save in greenhouses?

When switching to LEDs, your electricity bill will lower and your heating bill will increase. Sounds fair, and most growers are completely aware of this. But by how much? That's often unclear, even when the LEDs have already been installed. "Since electricity is measured in kwH and gas is measured in…

Extend shelf life of perishables

EverFresh active controlled-atmosphere system now offers CO2 injection option

Carrier Transicold’s EverFresh® active controlled-atmosphere system for refrigerated containers now offers a new carbon dioxide (CO2) injection option to better preserve low-respiring, high-value perishable cargo. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, a leading global provider of…

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Taks Handling Systems takes over Berkvens Greenhouse Mobility

Taks Handling Systems, located in Etten-Leur, The Netherlands, has taken over all shares of Berkvens Greenhouse Mobility in Asten. This is an important step in the company's growth strategy. Taks Handling Systems develops, builds and installs complete harvest processing solutions in packaging halls for…

for further growth within the horticulture greenhouse market

Kind Technologies acquires Martin Stolze

High-tech scale-up, Kind Technologies, has expanded its position in the horticulture greenhouse market by acquiring Martin Stolze B.V., an international specialist in the automation of internal transport. Increasing demand for technology and automation within the horticulture and food processing worldwideMartin Stolze…

Covid-free spaces and solutions for the fresh produce sector

The global fresh produce industry was not as badly hit by the pandemic as other sectors. Some companies have even experienced unparalleled growth, while the gastronomy has almost disappeared. However, the sector is still facing many challenges and is highly at risk during this new wave of infections and…

New two channel real-time logger simultaneously monitors air temperature front and back of containers

FlashLink RTL Prime 3G-2T In-Transit Logger, Model 22367, is the first of its kind. With its unique 15m/50ft external and internal sensor combination, one logger can monitor supply air temperature in real-time, while also recording temperature at the back of the container. Additionally, this unit tracks…

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Lynde Greenhouse & Nursery

Need an extra hand this season?? pic.twitter.com/17QhlB8Nmm — Lynde Greenhouse & Nursery (@LyndeGreenhouse) November 20, 2020

Simulate the effects of future climate changes on your greenhouse

You can now simulate the inner climate and energy consumption of your greenhouse project in 2030, 2040 and 2050 all over the world. "Due to climate change, climate management of a greenhouse is more difficult in the summer, heating consumption are lower and cooling consumption are higher," says Vincent…

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IN: Flowers are flourishing under LED lights

The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has launched an urban gardening project using LED grow-light technology for commercial cultivation for tuberose and chrysanthemum plants on a two-acre land near the Biswa Bangla Gate in New Town.  NKDA chairman Debashis Sen launched the project by turning on…

Johan van Tuijl sales manager AgrowSer / VDH Foil greenhouses

As of 9 November, Johan van Tuijl will be responsible for all commercial activities of AgrowSer and VDH Foliekassen, both renowned suppliers of foil greenhouses and related products, who have been working together since July of this year from one location in Waddinxveen. The companies together form one…

Folium 2.0 hits the market ahead of schedule

Autogrow has launched the second generation of its Folium Smart Sensor Network, ahead of schedule to meet customer demand for greater access to data in the cloud.    “Since the initial launch of Folium in February, we have had fantastic feedback from customers requesting further features. Because of our focus on usability…

Agronomy

Expression of ELF4-like genes is influenced by light quality in petunia

The signals from photoreceptors modify plant morphogenesis and regulate the timing of flowering. In the long-day plant petunia, flowering is accelerated under blue (B) and white (W) light compared to red (R) light. In Arabidopsis thaliana L., ELF genes are involved in circadian clock-associated…

ReduSystems:

"Entire PAR-range has a function for the crop"

The plant uses barely fifty percent of the sun’s radiation energy for photosynthesis. This part of sunlight is called PAR-light. Within this range all the wavelengths have a function, contrary to what was once thought. Plants use light for two things: photosynthesis and photomorphogenesis (control of…

Using crop level data to optimise IPM strategy

Ant Surrage works as a Technical Development Specialist for uni. In this article he explains how collecting and visualising crop level and crop walk data can be helpful with the optimisation of an IPM programme. Integrated pest management (IPM) is now becoming a mainstay of crop protection. However,…

"100% recirculation is part of the circular economy in horticulture”

Water and air purification without chemicals

“And this is possible”, says Lies van Geest, owner of FreeAir, which his company proves at a grower in the Dutch town of Almere. By splitting up the regular water purification machines into different sections, the water is completely purified every day. 40 HertzThe first option for water purification is…

Ronald Hoek, Blue Radix:

"AI with a human touch is the golden combination"

Cultivation management in the greenhouse is becoming increasingly complex. How do you turn this challenge into opportunities? Blue Radix rises to the challenge and adds artificial intelligence to the daily decision making in the greenhouse. “The solutions based on algorithms provide growers with a…

Autogrow challenges other industry players to publish APIs

Autogrow is calling for more public APIs (Application Programming Interface), giving increased access for growers to their own data, and fostering faster innovation in the Controlled Environment Agriculture industry.  “To date, large industry players have not publicly published APIs’, but our argument is that…

Rob van Adrichem, Hortimat

"Used conveyor belts have been incorporated in this 10-meter-long planting line"

Hortimat is currently busy fitting a 10-meter-long planting line with conveyor belts to process plant trays.   Employees can work on both sides The trays arrive on the upper conveyor belt. Used conveyor belt frames are one of the materials used for the planting line. Rob van Adrichem of Hortimat: "You don't even…

VARTA and Naïo Technologies working on charging station for agricultural robots

Naïo Technologies and Varta collaborate to create an autonomous transportable charging station for robots to offer higher performing robotics solutions to farmers. The first prototype will be presented at the FIRA 2020 from 8th to 10th December 2020. The event will be hosted online. The objective of this…

Fargro to distribute Ridder's range of environmental control, water treatment systems

Fargro announces its partnership with international horticultural supplier, Ridder. They will distribute Ridder's extensive range of environmental control and water treatment…

Hortilux

Hortilux introduces Hortiled Top Summit & Vertex

"LED fixtures have to fit seamlessly with the grower’s existing situation and new requirements"

Growers have a wide range of different business and cultivation goals, meaning that every grow light solution is unique. "LED grow light is increasingly used in existing greenhouses, so the LED fixtures have to fit seamlessly with the grower’s existing situation and new requirements. For this reason we…

BB Plant in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands

How flower grower uses data to improve the cultivation process

Using a sensor to measure the temperature of the leaf or check if you marked the dew point right. Growers can use 30MHz to improve their cultivation process on a detailed…

Reproducing sunlight in controlled laboratory environments

Plants and more generally, photosynthetic organisms need light to live. Exposed to artificial light, plants implement adaptation processes. All these adaptation strategies are studied in agronomic research and plant biology laboratories, in particular at CEA Cadarache, within the Institut de Biosciences…

Drone-focused precision agriculture is aiding growers in Ghana

Banks in Ghana have traditionally been reluctant to lend to agriculture because of the perception of its high-risk nature and the lack of adequate risk management tools in…

Aqua-Traxx Sweet Spot drip tape and Toro Fittings add new options for irrigation

Improving drip irrigation designs and efficiencies, new Toro Aqua-Traxx Sweet Spot drip tape is a 6/8” Interior Diameter (ID) drip tape that gives growers a one-of-a-kind product that splits the difference between standard 5/8” ID tape and 7/8” ID tape. With new Aqua-Traxx Sweet Spot drip tape, growers…

Horticultural specialist Bauer joins Bosman Van Zaal

Thomas Bauer has joined Bosman Van Zaal as senior technical sales consultant, where he will use his knowledge and experience to support the international sales team of the Dutch specialist in horticultural projects. In the past, Bauer has specialised in specific cultivation systems for the international horticultural…

Extra choice of valve position in CO2 dosing unit shortens intake route for outdoor air

Now that growers are no longer allowed to bring in air from the boiler house for CO2 dosing because of the risk of contamination, many systems need to be adapted to draw in air directly from outside. Depending on the intake and valve position, that can result in many inconvenient detours in the pipework.…

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Pepperpot Nursery

The prop tunnel is virtually full (there’s still some space on the left) so lots of herb plants to come in 2021 pic.twitter.com/qqtj2vPOK2 — Pepperpot Nursery (@pepperpotherbs) November 3, 2020

Michiel van Spronsen on SmartGlass:

"Our glass effectively reduces haze when wet and increases hemispheric light transmission"

“Look at most glass through a microscope; it actually looks mountainous and jagged despite appearing smooth to the naked eye,” according to Michiel van Spronsen of Glascom Tuinbouw. Etched glass, such as Glascom’s SmartGlass, is polished and very smooth, providing multiple benefits to the grower. Adaptive…

Brexit border software developers warn of delays

Those working on essential post-Brexit freight software have stated they fear it is unlikely to be ready on time for 1 January. Keep in mind, delays could hinder efforts to…

System designed for post-Brexit period

New Smart Freight system only ready to be rolled out from mid-December

According to a statement from the UK Department for Transport, the new Smart Freight system, designed for the post- Brexit period, will only be ready to be rolled out from the…


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