Wageningen UR identifies ideal horticulture site on Mars

Wageningen UR identifies ideal horticulture site on Mars

Research scientist Wieger Wamelink and student Line Schug of Wageningen University & Research have been conducting research into finding suitable locations to grow vegetables
World seed bank on Spitsbergen

Norway invests 10 million euros in renovating world seed bank

The Norse government is investing over 10 million euros in the renovation of the world seed bank, a bunker on Spitsbergen in which approximately
HortiContact Tour 2018 visits Lans Tomaten

HortiContact Tour offers unique peek behind the scenes at Dutch top-class grower...

On Tuesday, 20 February a group of interested parties from all over the globe participated in a tour of various greenhouse horticulture enterprises in
Trias Westland drilling platform

Trias Westland hits on virtually impermeable layer of rock

Although the 4km-deep hole drilled by Trias Westland provided a ‘wealth of data’, the extraction of sustainable heat from the Trias layer is not
Residual heat for greenhouses in Heerhugowaard

Household waste heats sweet peppers in the Alton greenhouse horticulture area

A household waste disposal company in Alkmaar (HVC Alkmaar) will be supplying the greenhouses of the NH Paprika sweet pepper farm in Heerhugowaard with
The Plantalyzer is a innovative tool for accurate estimation of vine tomato crops

Introduction Plantalyzer for harvest forecast vine tomatoes at Fruit Logistica

HortiKey, a subsidiary of Berg Hortimotive, launches the Plantalyzer at Fruit Logistica. This system is a innovative tool for accurate estimation of vine tomato
Ter Laak Orchids International Grower of the Year 2018

Ter Laak Orchids elected International Grower of the Year 2018

Ter Laak Orchids has been elected International Grower of the Year 2018! The prestigious award was presented by the International Association of Horticultural Producers
ISO Group Cutting and TransPlanter

ISO Group unveils combination machine for cutting planting and transplanting

At the coming World Trade Fair for Horticulture at IPM in Essen, scheduled for 23 up to and including 26 January 2018, the ISO
ebook the bright side of growing

Mardenkro publishes second book about coating technology

Due to the great success of the first book, Mardenkro publishes a second book called 'ReduSystems: The bright side of growing'. The book combines
Researcher Angelo Vermeulen

What can the horticulture sector learn from the aerospace industry?

How is an astronaut similar to a tomato farmer? They both need to reuse their raw materials, proclaims researcher Angelo Vermeulen in Dutch newspaper
3D food printer

Dutch firm introduces very first 3D food printer with edible filling

The Rotterdam-based company Verstegen recently developed the first edible filling for a 3D food printer. Creative director at Verstegen Spices & Sauces Jeroen van
Royal Lemkes winner 2018 Horticulture Entrepreneurs Prize

Royal Lemkes wins 2018 Horticulture Entrepreneurs Prize

Royal Lemkes has won the 2018 Horticulture Entrepreneurs Prize. The trade firm will be entitled to call itself the ambassador of the horticulture industry