We could… but right now we can’t… consumers controlling the world’s shift to organics

We could… but right now we can’t… consumers controlling the world’s shift to organics

  • By GreenTech
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  • 23-11-2017

“Organic farming has been promoted as good for health and the environment, but research suggests it could also meet glo...

Drones, Drones, Drones

Drones, Drones, Drones

  • By GreenTech
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  • 22-11-2017

When technology is first introduced, it is usually implemented in stages to ensure the effectiveness of the new processes tha...

Dubai brings in big bucks to create high-tech greenhouse in 2018

Dubai brings in big bucks to create high-tech greenhouse in 2018

  • By GreenTech
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  • 20-11-2017

Pure-Harvest is a Dubai based greenhouse farming company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Their promise, as stated on their...

The Netherlands able to double lettuce production with 996 HORTILED Top

The Netherlands able to double lettuce production with 996 HORTILED Top

  • By GreenTech
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  • 15-11-2017

Seasonality is always something that growers struggle with as greenhouses in specific regions of the world receive less natur...

The polish find a top place within the global horticulture technology market

The polish find a top place within the global horticulture technology market

  • By GreenTech
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  • 14-11-2017

The Netherlands if often refered to as the world’s leading country in horticulture technology innovation and developmen...

Crop grafting no longer a pain

Crop grafting no longer a pain

  • By GreenTech
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  • 13-11-2017

When grafting vegetable seeds, companies prefer to use women as they have smaller and more precise hands. As demand for graft...

An essential question: Do you stand still? Or do you work together?

An essential question: Do you stand still? Or do you work together?

  • By GreenTech
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  • 10-11-2017

TristateCity is an elaborate plan of Dutch investors to attract foreign investors to the Netherlands and the VNO-NCW supports...

Three metrics that’ll make you a better grower

Three metrics that’ll make you a better grower

  • By GreenTech
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  • 09-11-2017

We all know how plants grow. Light is absorbed by the leaves and converted into energy, plants grow, when the sun goes down, ...

Greenhouses get a new look and the plants love it!

Greenhouses get a new look and the plants love it!

  • By GreenTech
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  • 08-11-2017

In the world of horticulture, sustainability plays a big role in how we choose what methods we prefer to use when cultivating...

Ridder HortiMaX - Introduction to Dutch Drive Systems

“Being the worldwide leader in electromechanical drive systems for the horticultural, intensive livestock and crop indu...

Delicious but deadly. Too many pesticides used in strawberries and consumers can’t hide

Delicious but deadly. Too many pesticides used in strawberries and consumers can’t hide

  • By GreenTech
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  • 06-11-2017

Strawberries in supermarkets contain six times as many harmful substances as other fruits. Last year, various fruits and vege...

Artificial Intelligence about to partner with your greenhouse

Artificial Intelligence about to partner with your greenhouse

  • By Greentech
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  • 02-11-2017

iUNU, a Seattle based company, believes that Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be the key to combat increasing input prices,...

Labour shortages? No problem thanks to robotics!

Labour shortages? No problem thanks to robotics!

  • By Greentech
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  • 01-11-2017

Did you know that the number one nightmare for greenhouse growers is labour shortages?

(HortiDaily 2017)

Have no fear! Because ...

Supplemental greenhouse radiation effects explained

Supplemental greenhouse radiation effects explained

  • By Greentech
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  • 31-10-2017

During the production of seedlings in greenhouses, supplemental radiation (SR) has been the technique a used by most growers ...

Priva tells all about Horticulture Technology present and future

Priva is a high-tech company that develops hardware and software for climate control, energy saving and optimal reuse of wate...

Flower Trials 2018

The main goal for this Flower Trials is to show our international relations, both producers and trade, the new product develo...

Save the date for GreenTech 2018 Amsterdam

My name is Mariska and I am the director of Horticulture for GreenTech Amsterdam and I want to extend an invitation to you. A...

Water cooled LED grow lights, hot or not?

Water cooled LED grow lights, hot or not?

  • By Genesis Scientific
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  • 27-10-2017

In the lighting industry, there are some who believe the myth that LED lighting does not emit any heat when in use. This myth...

Saudi Arabia plans to create 500 billion dollar city of the future

Saudi Arabia plans to create 500 billion dollar city of the future

  • By HortiDaily
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  • 26-10-2017

In this post-oil economy, they are looking for “tons” of innovative, new horticultural technology, and more, to help sustain ...

Glyphosate debate coming to a close as the EU approves its use

Glyphosate debate coming to a close as the EU approves its use

  • By Greentech
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  • 25-10-2017

It is the most widely used pesticide in the world, and the most controversial. Glyphosate, better known as the main ingredien...

Koppert Cress uses new hot water storage that lowers CO2 emissions

Koppert Cress uses new hot water storage that lowers CO2 emissions

  • By Greentech
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  • 24-10-2017

South Holland (Zuid-Holland) will start a partnership with Koppert Cress to investigate the effects of storing hot water in s...

Australia to produce a one million square foot cannabis production facility

Australia to produce a one million square foot cannabis production facility

  • By Greentech
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  • 23-10-2017

An eastern state in Australia will be host to a one million square foot greenhouse facility as a result of a strategic partne...

Will the next vertical farm come from an IKEA box?

Will the next vertical farm come from an IKEA box?

  • By Greentech
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  • 20-10-2017

The world’s population is growing exponentially and without new innovation solutions, food scarcity will become an all ...

Indian government uses space technology to boost horticulture

Indian government uses space technology to boost horticulture

  • By Sayantan Bera
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  • 19-10-2017

The agriculture ministry of India has taken on a big, new, out of this world challenge in order to regions identify suitable ...

Robot automatically spaces young pot orchids right distance apart

Robot automatically spaces young pot orchids right distance apart

  • By Theo Snijders
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  • 18-10-2017

An orchid nursery in Delfauw, The Netherlands, has followed the global trend of robotisation. Hazeu Orchids have recently imp...

WUR uses infrared cameras to dissect the world of plants

WUR uses infrared cameras to dissect the world of plants

  • By Wageningen University & Research
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  • 18-10-2017

Wageningen University and Research centre has been using an infrared camera to take an inside look into the inner structure o...

Illumitex releases a new line of lighting solutions: Powerharvest 14

Illumitex releases a new line of lighting solutions: Powerharvest 14

  • By Greentech
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  • 16-10-2017

Illumitex has recently announced the release of their new PowerHarvest 14 series. Fit for larger-scale greenhouse functions, ...

Researchers test the use of smart leaf sensors to dictate sustainable irrigation and maintain plant health

Researchers test the use of smart leaf sensors to dictate sustainable irrigation and maintain plant health

  • By Greentech
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  • 12-10-2017

In 2017, the technology we use for our horticulture and greenhouse farming efforts is becoming almost futuristic. While some ...

New cabinet within the Dutch government pushes for test with expanded legal growth of Marijuana

New cabinet within the Dutch government pushes for test with expanded legal growth of Marijuana

  • By Greentech
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  • 09-10-2017

The Netherlands is internationally known for its flexible laws on marijuana consumption and liberal coffee shop atmosphere, h...

H2hydroponics to implement hydroponic growth with Green Greenland

H2hydroponics to implement hydroponic growth with Green Greenland

  • By Greentech
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  • 05-10-2017

Greenland, a country located in the far north of our globe, is not known for its conventional methods of farming. With temper...

Russia’s dependence on greenhouse vegetables from the EU has an expiration date

Russia’s dependence on greenhouse vegetables from the EU has an expiration date

  • By Greentech
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  • 05-10-2017

After three years of EU trade sanctions, Russia has boosted their own greenhouse horticulture programs. Dutch growers are fea...

Vegetable flats, the future of vertical farming?

Vegetable flats, the future of vertical farming?

  • By Greentech
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  • 03-10-2017

Population increases have been a topic of discussion within the horticulture technology industry for a while and it’s n...

Today’s blast: Five trends you need to know about this week!

Today’s blast: Five trends you need to know about this week!

  • By GreenTech
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  • 29-09-2017

Yield monitoring in fruits and nuts:
As we are sure you are aware, many Midwestern grain crop farmers have been monitoring th...

Illuminating your Cannabis Vertical farm

Illuminating your Cannabis Vertical farm

  • By Oliver Sinclair
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  • 27-09-2017

The cannabis industry has been booming over the last decade and the increasing presence of cannabis based products shows a gr...

Headgrower of the year Aron Hoff never stops learning

Headgrower of the year Aron Hoff never stops learning

  • By GreenTech
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  • 15-09-2017

Aron Hoff, the Head Grower at Meyers Fruit Farms and Greenhouses in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, didn’t come t...

Plantalyser works as automatic counting system for tomatoes in greenhouses

Plantalyser works as automatic counting system for tomatoes in greenhouses

  • By GreenTech
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  • 15-09-2017

HortiKey is contracting Wageningen University and Research Centre and Berg Hortimotive for the realisation of the Plantalyzer...

US(PA): 60,000 sq.ft. vertical greenhouse to bolster Lancaster's less fortunate

US(PA): 60,000 sq.ft. vertical greenhouse to bolster Lancaster's less fortunate

  • By GreenTech
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  • 15-09-2017

Inspired by Vertical Harvest in Jackson Hole, a group of Pennsylvania entrepreneurs has announced an ambitious plan to realiz...

Celebrations all around for Koppert!

Celebrations all around for Koppert!

  • By GreenTech
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  • 15-09-2017

For the last 50 years, Koppert has made many significant contributions to the fields of agriculture, horticulture and suitabi...

In the spotlight: The Jiffy Story

Jiffy plant in Zwijndrecht, is an ultra modern factory for substrates and potting soils. The most advanced technical processe...

In the spotlight: The F&H Crone Story

F&H Crone is a manufacturer of boilers, condensers, hot water storage tanks, CO2 collectors and chimneys. All these produ...

Help WUR setup a digital trade system for vegetables

Samenmarkt is a project that tries to simulate the trade of horticultural vegetables in Europe in order to be able to see to ...

In the spotlight: The Logiqs Story

With more than 40 years of experience and knowhow, Logiqs BV is an expert in the field of internal transport and logistics sy...

Growing together with Combivliet

‘Growing together with...' presents notable horticulture entrepreneurs who share their vision on optimal cooperation in...

Vialux HD-UV now also approved by BZG

Vialux HD-UV now also approved by BZG

  • By Priva
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  • 02-08-2017

Good news! As of July 28, 2017, the Vialux HD-UV 8-12 has been included with the E-Line module in the BZG list of approved pu...

GreenTech Interview at Seeds and Chips 2017

A video interview with Henry Gordon-Smith at Seeds & Chips Global Summit in Milan. This interview was conducted by Jeanne...

OPAC86E Anti-condensation film is more than just energy-saving

OPAC86E Anti-condensation film is more than just energy-saving

  • By Oerlemans Plastics BV
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  • 27-07-2017

The OPAC86E anti-condensate film is used to keep the energy costs as low as possible (after all, after 1 or 2 weeks of cold w...

Vertical farming at the University of Wageningen

"My name is Seppe Salari, we are currently in Wageningen and I’m studying plant sciences here. This is my home and here...

How it's done - The Dalsem story

Dalsem develops and creates complete high-tech greenhouse projects that yield the highest quality and quantity of products in...

GreenTech on the road in China

Recently Mariska Dreschler went to the Hortiflor Expo in Shanghai to get inspired of what's going on according to Horticultur...

GreenTech is the first trade fair to be approved by AIPH

GreenTech is the first trade fair to be approved by AIPH

  • By GreenTech & AIPH
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  • 13-06-2017

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has granted approval to GreenTech as the first ‘Class D...

The Floating Food Farm - For healthy and sustainable food

Fresh food is no longer a dependable resource worldwide as demand for healthy and sustainable food is rising. The basis of th...

Benefits of Nature seeks help creating a realtime footprint

Benefits of Nature introduces “green living for everyone". They do this by making the horticultural sector more sustain...

Holland Horticulture Forefront Oerlemans

GreenTech is the platform for the international horticulture industry. GreenTech provides concrete answers to essential quest...

How is ISO Group doing?

As a family company, in 2002 ISO Group started to develop and deliver machinery for covered horticulture. ISO Group spec...

How it's done - Mardenkro ReduSystems

Mardenkro ReduSystems, one of the GreenTech 2018 exhibitors, is the name of a group of removable coatings that gives the grow...

GreenTech Horticultures Business Update

Welcome at the GreenTech. The platform for the international horticulture industry. GreenTech provides concrete answers to es...

GreenTech on the Road in Milan

The next edition of the GreenTech Amsterdam Trade Show is scheduled for 12 - 13 - 14 July 2018 with the Summit taking place t...

Automated protection against the increasing risk of extreme weather

Automated protection against the increasing risk of extreme weather

  • By GreenTech & APS Holland
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  • 19-12-2016

The effects of hail or storms on crops and plants can be devastating. With extreme weather conditions on the increase around ...

Connect, inspire, share and be helpful

Connect, inspire, share and be helpful

  • By Mariska Dreschler
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  • 19-12-2016

Hi, I’m Mariska Dreschler. As connector of horticulture professionals like growers and technology suppliers we as GreenTech a...

Product quality is no longer a nice to have

Product quality is no longer a nice to have

  • By Ertan Conca
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  • 19-12-2016

Flier Systems provides innovative automation solutions for the horticulture industry. Like many other companies their product...

Water storage is not something to wait with

Water storage is not something to wait with

  • By Pieter Buwalda
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  • 19-12-2016

Buwatec has recently taken steps to make a usual solution more flexible, affordable and safer to install – steel tanks. Right...

Controlling by drain percentage is essential for Gerbera cultivation

Controlling by drain percentage is essential for Gerbera cultivation

  • By GreenTech & Priva
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  • 21-04-2016

The characteristic feature of Gerbera horticulture is the enormous variety of colours in the greenhouse. Each colour, however...