Dutch Plantin at IPM in Essen

Dutch Plantin was one of the 1,600 exhibitors at the Internationale Pflanzenmesse (IPM), the largest international horticultural tradeshow held in Essen from 23 to 26 January 2018. We met both old and new relations and acquired a lot of knowledge and inspiration. Read our impressions of IPM 2018.

Fully automated irrigation systems on Spanish hillsides

“Here in Spain, the rules pertaining to water conservation get stricter every year. That presents a major challenge to farmers,” says Miguel del Toro Peters. Together with his father, he owns Famidan, a specialist in the field of fully automated irrigation systems. Their innovative systems are largely responsible for the growing number of soft-fruit farmers…


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…