“Not every new product is an innovation”

Last week the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture took place in The Netherlands. Wim Roosen of coir substrate supplier Dutch Plantin took on the opportunity to use the GFIA Europe as a platform to address what it takes to develop an innovation in the substrate industry.

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New research at Wageningen University Bleiswijk

Minimum or no emission of water and fertilizers is our subject to be tested thoroughly. After positive results in 2016 in a pepper crop we continue this year with 2 crops of cucumbers.?In the peppers we installed our ‘washed type’ coirbags Double Layer. These we buffered and washed prior the trial started in a closed…

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