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.
Growing strawberries all year long? That is quite a challenge in the Netherlands. However, not if Parus has anything to say about it. During the IPM tradeshow in Essen, this producer of LED grow lights made growers jealous by showing off blossoming strawberry plants. This was made possible with their latest innovation: water-cooled LED grow…Details
“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…Details
Dutch Plantin visits Turkish grower and shows us the rooting system of a tomato plant.
To support sales to Turkey and the Middle East, Dutch Plantin will visit these markets more often. For example, between the 29th of November and the 2nd of December we will participate at the Growtech Eurasia 2017 in Antalya. This year we will have our own booth to meet growers and suppliers from Turkey and…Details
December last year we supplied a container of growbags to a cucumber grower in The Netherlands. After tests with 20 growbags and 2 rows in the previous years he was happy to experience a larger area of his 10 ha company. “As future growing might develop to organic substrates”, he said.
From strawberries to tomatoes: various crops show failings in leaves and flowers when the amount of sodium and potassium is too high in substrates. And growers know that plants in pots and troughs only flourish when the ratio of air and water is in balance. So what do you do? Use easy to buffer stable coir and follow these five steps.
Contributing to the education of children in Sivagangai District India. Lending a hand to fulfill their dreams. Giving the word charity meaning by making it a verb. That is what Dutch Plantin India wanted to do after hearing the said news that was all over the channels on the 31st of July 2016.
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.
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…Details