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Cultivation of organic vegetables in Winter - Lettuce and Cucumbers from polytunnels

Organic vegetables and organic milk are the two most important organic food groups for retailers in Germany. Through this, regional production is gaining importance. More than three quarters of consumers say they prefer regional products. But in winter, many businesses are having a hard time providing a broad.....

Tech-savvy farmers transforming Japan’s shrinking ag sector

A new breed of younger, business- and tech-savvy farmers is transforming Japan’s shrinking agriculture sector with cutting-edge techniques and marketing strategies, giving new hope to an industry in slow decline.Hiroki Iwasa, a 40-year-old IT entrepreneur with an MBA, grows strawberries in seven, high-tech.....

A greenhouse to produce vegetables in Tierra del Fuego

A project of the Southern Scientific Research Centre (CADIC), a body under the CONICET, has made it possible to develop, after three years of testing, a greenhouse structure capable of withstanding winds of up to 150 km/h, as well as over one metre of snowfall. These greenhouses are suitable for the production.....

To develop agriculture in the Caribbean and Pacific Islands

Patent filed on first hurricane-resistant greenhouse

Alquimi Renewables, LLC (“Alquimi”) and its EPC division, Clarusys announced recently that it has filed for US and International patents on the first hurricane resistant commercial scale greenhouse structures.The system was engineered specifically to address the challenges in agricultural production in high.....

Iceland prepares for vegetable export to Denmark

Gunn­laug­ur Karls­son, the CEO of Iceland’s Horticultural Association, says that preparations are under way to start selling Icelandic produce and that Danes are already showing a great deal of interest in Iceland’s greenhouse-cultivated vegetables—particularly cucumbers and tomatoes. There’s even been.....

Biostimulants to grow tomatoes in high temperature conditions

A thesis of the PhD program in Advanced Techniques in Research and Agricultural and Food Development (TAIDA) of the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (UPCT) has shown that the use of biostimulants improves the performance of tomato plants under high temperature conditions.The research of the new doctor,.....

Qatar: Push for investments in hydroponics

Citing hydroponics as “the future of agriculture”, Agrico managing director Nasser Ahmed al-Khalaf has stated that Qataris who want to invest or put up a business should take advantage of such an opportunity. Agrico, a private Qatari agricultural development company established in 2011 with the aim of helping.....

BayWa: Tomatoes deliver surprise returns

"We are open to the possibility of entering into this line of business on a large scale," said Klaus Josef Lutz, chief executive of the Munich based conglomerate, last Thursday. "This could be highly promising for investors."Currently, BayWa is constructing a climate greenhouse for the production of up to.....

Mucci Farms announces 60-acre expansion into Ohio

Mucci Farms (the “Company”) yesterday announced a large-scale, multi-year investment in Huron, Ohio. The Company confirmed that it was starting a multi-year, three phase construction project which will cover a total of 60 acres and feature the newest and latest state of the art greenhouses equipped with grow.....

Belgian growers invest €15 million in greenhouses North of Paris

Belgian growers, Jonas and Kevin Vandevelde, have invested through their company Les Serres des Hauts-de-France, €15 million in an enormous greenhouse farm in Arques. They hope to producer 6,000 tons of tomatoes annually and fulfil 10% of regional consumption under the brand name Les Nouveaux Producteurs. The.....

Russia invests in greenhouse tomatoes

Turkish tomatoes not welcome in Russia

Russia is not planning to open its borders to Turkish tomatoes. The Russian Minister of Agriculture, Alexander Tkachev, confirmed this in an interview on the TV station, Rossiya 24. According to reports, the border will remained closed for Turkish tomatoes for another three to five years."We have sent a strong.....

Urban farm grows ugly greens in Brooklyn, NY

Good greens don’t have to ‘look’ pretty. Even ‘ugly’ produce is just as delicious. This is something Gotham Greens has discovered through its recent Ugly Greens movement. What may have once been considered unmarketable produce was enjoyed by the staff at work or home instead. “We’d enjoy them as part of a team.....

Rui Xue Global

Development of modern greenhouses for the Chinese market

"As the first company to offer complete high tech horticultural production programs, Beijing Rui Xue Global, founded in 2002, works to offer its customers high benefit horticultural production solutions and expert technology services. The company is based on modern horticulture, and devotes itself to.....

Indian mango growers install greenhouse dryers

Covestro, along with Vivunes, has successfully helped an entire community of 70 farmers in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri find an additional source of revenue. The mango farming community have acquired solar dryers which will empower them to tap demand for dry resins in both domestic and international.....