A deep dive into the techniques used to optimise flower production in climate controlled greenhouses

Flower farming is an expert discipline that focuses on the indoor cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for the floral industry. From breeding new varieties, to optimising existing plants and flowers, from pest control to improving soil, watering systems and climate control. The news articles we provide, offer you insights into the processes of optimising flower and ornamental plant crops in climate controlled greenhouses, and have a focus on the high tech involved in growing these crops.

How can you make your greenhouse data work? | LetsGrow.com

How can you make your greenhouse data work? | LetsGrow.com

  • By GreenTech
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  • 28 May 2020

Peter Hendriks from Letsgrow.com, give us an insight into how data analysis can help indoor crop cultivators with optimisatio...

How does Van der Ende Group's business continue during a pandemic?

How does Van der Ende Group's business continue during a pandemic?

  • By GreenTech
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  • 26 May 2020

Mariska Dreschler (GreenTech) and Lex van der Ende (Van der Ende group), discuss how the company continues to support their c...

Will corona change perspective on autonomous cultivation?

Will corona change perspective on autonomous cultivation?

  • By Jacco Strating for GreenTech
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  • 20 May 2020

The degree of personal contact around the world has fallen sharply due to the corona crisis. Much nowadays happens remotely o...

VIDEO: How is the Italian flower industry coping with Coronavirus

VIDEO: How is the Italian flower industry coping with Coronavirus

  • By GreenTech
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  • 14 May 2020

Mariska Dreschler (GreenTech) and Leonardo Capitanio (President of the Association of Ornamental Nursery), discuss how the Co...

VIDEO: AVAG talks about the impact of COVID-19 in greenhouses

VIDEO: AVAG talks about the impact of COVID-19 in greenhouses

  • By GreenTech
  • |
  • 04 May 2020

Mariska Dreschler (GreenTech) and Annie van de Riet (AVAG, Association of the Dutch greenhouse construction and technology in...

Video | How is the flower business coping and what can we do?

Video | How is the flower business coping and what can we do?

  • By GreenTech
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  • 22 April 2020

Mariska Dreschler (GreenTech) and Tim Briercliffe (International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH)) talk about ho...

‘Good things always emerge from every crisis’

‘Good things always emerge from every crisis’

  • By Jacco Strating
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  • 21 April 2020

The coronavirus is reigning the world. While hospitals are overcrowded and many people are forced to stay at home, most of th...

How DOGAL AS deals with the Coronavirus impact | Q and A

How DOGAL AS deals with the Coronavirus impact | Q and A

  • By GreenTech
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  • 20 April 2020

We've asked our GreenTech exhibiting companies to answer questions on how the current Coronavirus pandemic had impacted their...

How Agrikol deals with the Coronavirus impact | Q and A

How Agrikol deals with the Coronavirus impact | Q and A

  • By GreenTech
  • |
  • 11 April 2020

We've asked our GreenTech exhibiting companies to answer questions on how the current Coronavirus pandemic had impacted their...

Have you already listened to these amazing songs about horticulture?

Have you already listened to these amazing songs about horticulture?

  • By GreenTech
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  • 07 April 2020

During these tough times, we should help each other out. Although we can’t physically be together, music can still unite us. ...

How is COVID-19 affecting our horticulture sectors?

How is COVID-19 affecting our horticulture sectors?

  • By GreenTech
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  • 24 March 2020

COVID-19 is causing havoc around the world. But how are the horticulture industries coping?

GreenTech Amsterdam & GreenTech Americas shows rescheduled

GreenTech Amsterdam & GreenTech Americas shows rescheduled

  • By GreenTech
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  • 24 March 2020

GreenTech Americas is moving from 24-26 March to 25–27 August, and GreenTech Amsterdam from 8-10 June to 20-22 October this y...

GreenTech Amsterdam rescheduled to 20-22 October 2020

GreenTech Amsterdam rescheduled to 20-22 October 2020

  • By By GreenTech
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  • 20 March 2020

Amsterdam, 19 March 2020 - GreenTech Amsterdam is moving from 8-10 June to 20-22 October this year. The expected duration of ...

Young Professionals in floriculture

Young Professionals in floriculture

  • By Leandra de Boef for GreenTech
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  • 26 February 2020

In this time of a tight labor market, we are all fighting for the same scarce employees. Take the group of young professional...

Plenty challenges in floriculture

Plenty challenges in floriculture

  • By Leandra de Boef for GreenTech
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  • 27 January 2020

We have many examples of innovative entrepreneurs in the floriculture sector. It’s those who are already tackling chall...

Micro drones hunting  through the greenhouse

Micro drones hunting through the greenhouse

  • By Jacco Strating for GreenTech
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  • 18 December 2019

Growers from all over the world face lots of challenges while producing vegetables, flowers and plants. One of the main prob...

Caring and sharing, circularity in horticulture

Caring and sharing, circularity in horticulture

  • By Leandra de Boef for GreenTech
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  • 31 October 2019

Over nine percent of the world is circular; more than nine percent of the raw materials used worldwide find their way back t...

Podcast | Plastic packaging in horticulture

Podcast | Plastic packaging in horticulture

  • By GreenTech
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  • 31 October 2019

During our third podcast Joan Hanegraaf from Oerlemans Packaging B.V. and Shaun Herdsman from Modiform B.V. talk to Jeannette...

Create true ownership with a decentralized organization

Create true ownership with a decentralized organization

  • By Jacco Strating for GreenTech
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  • 24 September 2019

Individual growers, like the horticultural sector as a whole, are facing major challenges in the next few years. GreenTech as...

Podcast | Autonomous technology in horticulture

Podcast | Autonomous technology in horticulture

  • By GreenTech
  • |
  • 24 September 2019

During GreenTech Amsterdam, we invited several prominent industry leaders to join us for a conversation on important topics i...

Working towards a fossil-fuel free future

Working towards a fossil-fuel free future

  • By By Rachel Anderson for GreenTech
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  • 24 September 2019

Growers should start preparing their greenhouses now for a fossil-fuel future, researchers from Wageningen University & R...

The new world is out there but we still live in the old one

The new world is out there but we still live in the old one

  • By Jacco Strating for GreenTech
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  • 01 September 2019

Individual growers, like the horticultural sector as a whole, are facing major challenges in the next few years. GreenTech as...

GreenTech visited by Greenport Hub students

GreenTech visited by Greenport Hub students

  • By Centre for Sustainability
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  • 11 July 2019

During GreenTech Amsterdam, over 100 students from the Universities of Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam, visited the trade show. C...

GreenTech launches GreenTech Americas

GreenTech launches GreenTech Americas

  • By GreenTech
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  • 12 June 2019

At the first day of GreenTech Amsterdam, GreenTech Americas has been launched. The spin-off will take place from 24-26 March ...

GreenTech 2019: Innovation awards winners announced!

GreenTech 2019: Innovation awards winners announced!

  • By GreenTech
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  • 11 June 2019

Today the winners of the innovation awards have been announced during the opening of GreenTech.

New insights into data with Artificial Intelligence

New insights into data with Artificial Intelligence

  • By Jacco Strating for GreenTech
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  • 05 April 2019

The horticultural sector faces great challenges in the coming years. In this new column GreenTech asks a few young entreprene...

News roundup: Robotics and autonomous greenhouses

News roundup: Robotics and autonomous greenhouses

  • By GreenTech
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  • 26 February 2019

Read the latest on the movement towards smarter, more precise and increasingly autonomous greenhouses. What does 2019 have in...

What was horticulture like in the 50s?

In September 1949, new horticultural techniques were shown to interested parties. Take a look into the past of horticulture.

...

GreenTech is yearly from now on: 11 – 12 – 13 June 2019

  • By GreenTech
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  • 06 November 2018

From now on GreenTech is going to be an annual show. The next edition will be held from 11 - 13 June 2019.

Selection Pro Manager Mastercourse Floriculture completed

Selection Pro Manager Mastercourse Floriculture completed

  • By GreenTech
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  • 07 September 2018

16 Top managers will visit the Netherlands for the Promanager Mastercourse Floriculture in October 2018.

Highlights from day 3 of GreenTech Amsterdam 2018

GreenTech Amsterdam is the place to be if you're a professional in the horticulture industry. This is where we provide you wi...

Highlights from day 2 of GreenTech Amsterdam 2018

GreenTech Amsterdam is the place to be if you're a professional in the horticulture industry. This is where we provide you wi...

Highlights from day 1 of GreenTech Amsterdam 2018

GreenTech Amsterdam is the place to be if you're a professional in the horticulture industry. This is where we provide you wi...

Beneficial microorganisms for crop production

Beneficial microorganisms for crop production

  • By Bactiva
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  • 06 June 2018

Our company:

We offer beneficial microorganisms for crop production.
The German Bactiva GmbH is part of the internati...

Multifan V-FloFan for greenhouses

Multifan V-FloFan for greenhouses

  • By Vostermans Ventilation
  • |
  • 28 May 2018

The vertical airflow of the V-FloFan results in an optimal uniform microclimate on plant level

Increase your horticultural knowledge with the Priva Academy

Priva Academy | A service that connects the right people

Have you always wanted to have access to courses about different top...

TOFF talks organic farming with Urs Niggli from FiBL

FiBL is an independent, non-profit, research institute with the aim of advancing cutting-edge science in the field of organic...

GreenTech talks with Peter Maes from Koppert Biological Systems

Koppert Biological Systems contributes to better health of people and the planet. In partnership with nature, they make agric...

New Product: Active Ventilation System (AVS)

New Product: Active Ventilation System (AVS)

  • By GreenTech
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  • 14 May 2018

Van Dijk heating

Van Dijk heating develops, produces and markets products for an energy efficient greenhouse climate. The prod...

GreenTech Amsterdam 2018: The Organic Farmers Fair in the spotlight

GreenTech Amsterdam 2018: The Organic Farmers Fair in the spotlight

  • By GreenTech
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  • 01 May 2018

TOFF talks organic farming with Erwin Weening from DCM

TOFF is the brand new meeting place for the organic and conventional grower In June 2018 The Organic Farmers Fair, opens its ...

Control your crop - grow your business!

Control your crop - grow your business!

  • By Senmatic LED grow lights
  • |
  • 09 April 2018

4 reasons why LED grow light systems are vital for your business

The largest edition of GreenTech Amsterdam almost sold out

The largest edition of GreenTech Amsterdam almost sold out

  • By GreenTech
  • |
  • 26 March 2018

GreenTech Amsterdam will open its doors for the third time from 12 to 14 June this year. At the time of publication in late M...

GreenTech talks horticuture with Jeroen Ravensbergen from Modiform

We invite you to visit our world leading horticulture trade show. Grow your business with the latest industry technology and ...

Flower Trials Sion

Sion is an expert and industry leader in creating trends in orchids. Sion has become the international leader in the breeding...

GreenTech Amsterdam is the espresso among horticulture trade shows

We invite you to come and visit our world leading hortoculture trade show. Grow your business with the latest technologies an...

GreenTech to be held annually

GreenTech to be held annually

  • By GreenTech
  • |
  • 26 January 2018

The preparations for the GreenTech Amsterdam Trade Show 2018 are going very well. We are already looking forward to welcome y...

Climate screens in greenhouses increase your yields and cut your costs

Climate screens in greenhouses increase your yields and cut your costs

  • By GreenTech
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  • 30 November 2017

Svensson has done it again with their innovative solutions for greenhouses. They are not only leading the industry in the dev...

GreenTech Amsterdam 2018 expands with co-hosted event TOFF

GreenTech Amsterdam 2018 expands with co-hosted event TOFF

  • By GreenTech
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  • 28 November 2017

Drones, Drones, Drones

Drones, Drones, Drones

  • By GreenTech
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  • 22 November 2017

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

Polish find top place within the horticulture technology market

Polish find top place within the horticulture technology market

  • By GreenTech
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  • 14 November 2017

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

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
  • |
  • 10 November 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
  • |
  • 09 November 2017

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

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...

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 October 2017

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

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 October 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
  • |
  • 18 October 2017

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

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
  • |
  • 29 September 2017

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

Celebrations all around for Koppert!

Celebrations all around for Koppert!

  • By GreenTech
  • |
  • 15 September 2017

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

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...

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 June 2017

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

Holland Horticulture Forefront Oerlemans

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

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...

Product quality is no longer a nice to have

Product quality is no longer a nice to have

  • By Ertan Conca
  • |
  • 19 December 2016

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

Connect, inspire, share and be helpful

Connect, inspire, share and be helpful

  • By Mariska Dreschler
  • |
  • 19 December 2016

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

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 April 2016

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