• 20-12-2016

    Product quality is no longer a nice-to-have

    Flier Systems provides innovative automation solutions for the horticulture industry. Like many other companies their products claim to improve efficiency and profit. To put these claims to the test GreenTech spoke to Ertan Gonca, a young vegetable and flower plant grower with 20,000 m2 of glasshouses in Izmeer, Turkey. Prior to installing the Flier Sowing System, Gonca’s previous system required four additional...
    • 27-9-2016

    Visualize your greenhouse with this online tool

    Today’s greenhouses can be quite complex with all the advanced technologies. As a grower or investor you might question ‘what do I need to create the most sustainable and profitable business? And how can I achieve this?’. Genuine advice about the right tools and knowledge are key for success. With the online tool The Next Grower, growers can create their personalized greenhouse visualization with irrigation...
    • 26-9-2016

    No waste by more efficient spraying

    Interview Herman Keijsers, cucumber grower and crop consultant using spray robots. Growers who are using chemical agents, prefer to use them as little as possible. Not only can chemicals have damaging effects, also they cost money. Herman Keijsers, cucumber grower and crop consultant, is therefore enthusiastic with regards to the upgrowth of robotics that can help with spraying. ‘This way you can work much more...
    • 11-5-2016

    Inspiring Russian greenhouse project Agro-Invest captured on video

    Agro-Invest is an impressive turn-key greenhouse project in the Kaluga region, a special economic zone located 300 km from Moscow, Russia. The first 20 hectare of the in total 238 hectare greenhouse complex has been in practice for 18 months. Partners Dalsem and Hoogendoorn Growth Management have captured this inspiring project on video, where the creation of this turn-key project is outlined. The Agro-Invest project...
    • 22-4-2016

    Anthura: unlimited in varieties offering unlimited possibilities

    Anthura is a Dutch Breeder of Orchids and Anthurium, specialized in the development of innovative and sustainable products for growers around the world. We deliver strong and healthy young plants that are compatible with increasingly innovative cultivation methods. In this article we share how innovation influences our daily business. Innovative in breeding Our core business is the development of new varieties. These...
    • 19-4-2016

    How the world leader in eucalyptus pulp production takes the next step in growing seedlings

    Fibria, the world's leading producer of market pulp, with 5.3 million tons of bleached eucalyptus kraft market pulp capacity, announces the purchase of state of the art automation for their brand-new seedlings nursery. The automation contains automatic internal transport systems for the greenhouse and central building, 3D vision selection machines, automatic paper pot machines, automatic tray handling which can be...
    • 18-4-2016

    Frank van Kleef: "I'm not selling tomatoes, I'm selling a story."

    Under the intriguing title 'The Grower Files', Priva is launching a new video section, in which notable national and international growers will outline their vision of topical issues in (greenhouse)horticulture. In these video messages 'by growers for growers', the entrepreneurs will also give an interesting insight into their business philosophy. The series will start with a video starring Frank van Kleef...
    • 18-4-2016

    Precision Growing - achieving sustainable cultivation

    Sustainable food production is becoming increasingly important as the world faces several major challenges in the coming decades. The GRODAN Group is ready to contribute towards tackling these global challenges by offering high-tech solutions aimed at doing more with less, with respect for people and the planet. Or, as we call it: 'Precision Growing'. This cultivation method supports growers and propagators in...