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New Greenhouse Machine Zeus Protects Crops And Operators

11 June 2022

It rolls through the greenhouses, is equipped with airconditioning, an mp4 radio, and a novel articulation system enabling it to rotate in tight spaces. And more important: it helps growers protect their crops grown under plastic while protecting the operator of the machine. We're talking about the Tizona Zeus, a new greenhouse machine designed by the Spanish company Carretillas Amate.


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Autonomous Robots Can Pick Up To 25,000 Raspberries Per Day

11 June 2022

University of Plymouth spinoff Fieldwork Robotics has commercially deployed its raspberry picking robots in two locations in Portugal. The autonomous robots feature four arms for picking, using sensor technology and grippers to curb harvesting times and reduce slippage.


Dutch Growers Urged To Get Growing Without Gas "The Only Way Out Is Off The Gas"

11 June 2022

"The only way out is off the gas." A cold shiver might go down your spine involuntarily when hearing last weeks news that by 2026 Dutch consumers will no longer be allowed to replace their old central heating with a new one - they will need to change it by a heatpump. I will wait and see, you might have thought, and the moderates will surely counter the hardliners.


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Google Meets Agriculture at Go Green Agriculture

11 May 2022

Our passion is driven by the desire to make a difference, not chase a market opportunity. It is and continues to be about developing passionate leaders and creating a positive impact. We go after the most difficult challenges in our industry using science, math and engineering” says Pierre Sleiman, founder and CEO of Go Green Agriculture.


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Shanghai: Young People Who Can't Get Vegetables Start To "Help Themselves" Through Hydroponic Vegetables

11 May 2022

Vegetables have become a luxury in Shanghai. In a recent meme on the Internet, spinach is Hermes and cabbage is LV. If a small Pak Choi falls on the ground, it will be ridiculed by everyone as "whose luxury has been dropped". Under the epidemic, a "vegetable storage war" has developed from vegetable preservation methods to Internet shopping strategies, to the latest hydroponic vegetables.


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"Honduras Greenhouse Park To Become The Largest Producer-Exporter In The Central American Region"

11 May 2022

With 35 hectares of greenhouses constructed during the pandemic, another 52 hectares under construction and plans to install up to 160 hectares by 2024, the Agroparque AgroAlpha-Orquídea Honduras is set to become the largest tomato, bell, and chili pepper producer-exporter in the Central American region. In addition to exporting a great variety of vegetables to the United States and Canada, the greenhouse park will promote the use of world-class greenhouse technologies for planting, harvesting, packing and exporting. 


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Quality Improvement In Vegetable Greenhouse By Cadmium Pollution Remediation

11 April 2022

Greenhouse vegetable production (GVP) has grown in importance as a source of public vegetable consumption as well as income for farmers. Due to the high cropping index, substantial agricultural input, and confined environment, numerous contaminants can accumulate in GVP. Polluted soil is treated with metal cadmium pollution remediation technology in order to improve the quality of vegetable greenhouse soil and increase crop yields.


This Greenhouse Cannot Be Compared With Conventional Glasshouses

11 April 2022

Until now, the Austrian bio-brand Ja! Natürlich has completely avoided Austrian grown organic greenhouse vegetables due to the high energy requirements caused by heating and lighting. It has relied on imports from nearby countries as a more climate-friendly option due to the lower CO2 footprint. Now a solution has been found to meet consumers' intense desire for organic vegetables from Austria even in the colder months: BIOhof Geinberg, a greenhouse dedicated for organic growing, started cultivation of organic tomatoes, organic peppers and organic cucumbers in Austria.


Spain: New Greenhouse Project To Grow Tomatoes With A Smaller Water Footprint

11 April 2022

The Spanish Grupo Hortofrutícola Paloma expands its greenhouses with Novagric to achieve 20% more production using less water and energy.  Last year Novagric carried out a new project consisting of the design, manufacture, and construction of technologically equipped greenhouses for tomato growing in southeastern Spain. This project has been implemented to achieve a more digital agriculture, committed to the environment and efficient processes. An initiative that is already yielding promising results and profitability.


Introducing a Simple Scalable Solution to Indoor Growing

07 March 2022

“We want to impact the world in a positive way by helping people grow their own food,” says Rick Langille, CEO and Founder of Harvest Today. As an avid explorer who has sailed the oceans for years, Rick learned first-hand that the exploding population comes with increasing pressure on the ecosystem.


The Story of an Accountant Falling for Hydroponic Farming

07 March 2022

In recent years, hydroponic farming has increased in popularity in Indonesia. Yasir Ramadhan (28) changed his
profession from accounting to hydroponic farming to grow crops, especially melon. He works for Farmhill, a company that was established in 2018. As of now, Farmhill manages 30 greenhouse units spread over 4 locations in Central Java. 


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From Farm to Fork: EU Improves the Supply of Organic Pesticides

07 March 2022

The European Union has taken a new measure to guarantee access to organic phytopharmaceutical products for all member states.  As part of the “Farm to Fork” strategy and the efforts to reduce chemical pesticides, the EU has taken a new measure to guarantee access to organic phytopharmaceutical products for all member states. These European countries have approved new regulations to facilitate the approval of microorganisms to use as active substances in phytopharmaceutical products. These new rules will enable farmers in the EU to replace chemical phytopharmaceutical products with organic ones.


Green Deal Will Lead To Lower Agricultural Yields

07 February 2022

By 2030, the European Commission wants to halve the use of pesticides in agriculture. The use of fertilizer should be reduced according to Europe’s plans. The measures are intended to combat climate change and the loss of biodiversity. A probable consequence, however, is that the yields of agricultural crops will decline.


The Number Of High-Tech Greenhouses In Poland Has Grown Significantly In Recent Years"

07 February 2022

With 1400 hectares of tomato cultivation in heated greenhouses, Poland is Europe's second-largest market. Last week, the local TSW fair was held in Warsaw, where René Zwinkels and Kasia Kaczmarek of Axia Vegetable Seeds were present. "Most of what is grown here is for the internal market.


Business Trends In China's Agri-Horticultural Sector In The Coming Years

07 February 2022

As one of the most dynamic markets for the global agri-horticultural sector, China has the largest greenhouse cultivation area worldwide. Several agriculture concepts, such as rural revitalization, big data, and AI, and sustainable farming, are encouraged by policymakers in China.