Peter Goudswaard (left), Simon van Mourik and Bram van Rens (right)

Big data poised to navigate growers to their targets

With cultivation so closely intertwined with the Internet and with the advent of crop and climate sensors, big data is becoming available to the
The latest generation of screen filters leaves very little residual drain water.

Good filter technologies greatly reduce volume of residual drain

Wasting water is so yesterday! The water treatment requirement that entered into force in the Netherlands at the beginning of this year is forcing
CropObserver

CropObserver offers growers more insight into a plant’s growth process

Growers are, of course, keen to ensure that their crops grow as optimally and quickly as possible. An efficient – or more efficient –
A new system has been developed which brings together climate, settings, harvest and crop development data on one dashboard.

Remote growing now possible with consistent data collection

Building a high-tech greenhouse is one thing, but working with it is a whole different ball game. Nurseries in countries with no horticultural tradition
The LoRa network, which was rolled out this summer, has been nominated for the Telecom Inspirience Awards’ Rising Star Award.

Westland LoRa network nominated for award

The LoRa network, which was rolled out this summer, has been nominated for the Telecom Inspirience Awards’ Rising Star Award. Maasdijkse VTM Group’s LoRa

Hoogendoorn and Svensson win GreenTech Community Award

On Thursday 16 June Svensson and Hoogendoorn accepted the GreenTech Community Award 2016 for their mutual innovation 'Connected Screening'. The software module casted most
IT company SERCOM automated the first companies using multi-layer cultivation five years ago, well before the term Vertical Farming became a hype.

‘SERCOM automated Vertical Farming long before the hype’

IT company SERCOM from Lisse automated the first companies using multi-layer cultivation five years ago, well before the term Vertical Farming became a hype.
Agro-Invest is a turn-key greenhouse project in the Kaluga region and partners Dalsem and Hoogendoorn have captured this inspiring project on video.

Russian greenhouse project Agro-Invest captured on video

Agro-Invest is a turn-key greenhouse project in the Kaluga region, a special economic zone located 300 km from Moscow. The first 20 hectare of
During the Innovation Expo a consortium of horticultural businesses will show a prototype of a green wall that produces clean air.

Consortium is working on a green wall for active air purification

During the Innovation Expo, taking place on April 14th in Amsterdam, a consortium of horticultural businesses will show a prototype of a green wall
Marius Mans is one of the first growers in the Dutch ornamental plant cultivation sector to firmly adhere to the guidelines of Next Generation Cultivation.

Pioneering with the Next Generation Growing

Marius Mans of Mans Flowers is one of the first growers in the Dutch ornamental plant cultivation sector to firmly adhere to the guidelines
Houweling's smart solutions to save energy and water

Houweling’s smart solutions to save energy and water

Houweling's Tomatoes in Camarillo, California has been showered with awards for its sustainable approach. Many of the techniques for saving water and energy are
The Next Grower is a new online tool developed by Hoogendoorn.

Hoogendoorn introduces The Next Grower

The Next Grower is a new online tool developed by Hoogendoorn. This tool enables growers to configure and visualise the greenhouse irrigation, climate and
Priva Alarms app.

Priva introduces Alarms app

Priva introduced Priva Alarms, an app with an alarm function, at the Gorinchem Horticulture Business Days. The app displays an overview of any alarm
'A good climate computer system is essential to prevent diseases in the crop', says tomato grower Frank van Kleef.

‘A good growing climate produces healthier plants.’

Royal Pride is one of the few companies in Holland that is allowed to display the Milieukeurmerk (Dutch quality mark), so the bar on
Frank van Kleef believes a lot can still be done regarding cooperation between the horticultural and industrial sectors in the field of energy management.

‘The interests of the whole should be given priority over the interests of...

Tomato grower Frank van Kleef of Royal Pride believes a lot can still be done regarding cooperation between the horticultural and industrial sectors in