HortiMaX

Our aim is to create fruitful partnerships with professional growers in order to maximise their yields and profitability. We do so by providing durable, efficient and innovative solutions in the areas of

 

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Help! We’re running out of phosphorus

The last few years there has been much discussion about the availability of phosphorus. Like water, it’s becoming increasingly scarce. Although the issue of water shortages has received much attention, fertilizers are just as important. Europe has a limited supply of extractable phosphorus. At the moment, the Netherlands is the only European country with a phosphorus surplus. In the Netherlands, the Nutrient Platform was set up to promote phosphate recycling. Prices of this commodity are expected to rise as shortages continue to grow. Will we run out of phosphorus? Is this concern justified and what can we do about it?

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REDSTAR IN DINTELOORD: ‘THIS CONCEPT HAS A LOT OF POTENTIAL’

Covering a production area of almost 24 acres, the RedStar tomato nursery in the Dutch town of Dinteloord has been up and running for over a year now. The company is now making preparations for phases 2 and 3 of construction. The nursery’s revolutionary greenhouse design and eco-friendly growing methods require a high degree of co-operation, communication and information exchange. Closely monitoring the plants to fine-tune the climate and irrigation volume is key to maximizing production.

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Upcoming events

April
23-26, BESKY IPM China, Beijing, CH

27-29, NGMA (National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association), Miami, USA

25-28, Almaty, KZ

May
8-10, Horti Asia, Bangkok, TH

20-22, VIV Europe Utrecht, NL

14-16, Russian Covered Ground, Moskou, RU

June
10-12, GreenTech Amsterdam, NL

11-17 Incoming trade mission MexiCultura