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Tomato experts impressed with LED results

April 1, 2016
LED lighting

A select group of 50 innovative tomato growers, owners and consultants from nine countries participated in the third Philips High Wire Event organised by Philips Horticulture LED lighting to learn from each other. Participants visited four greenhouse growers in Finland who are using LED grow lights to improve the yields, quality and cost-efficiency of their tomato crops in this challenging northern climate. Read More »

GreenTech 2016 to be packed with inspiring sessions and speakers

March 31, 2016

GreenTech is the global meeting place for all professionals involved in horticulture technology. This event focuses on the early stages of the horticulture chain and production issues relevant to growers. All horticulture professionals can visit the GreenTech trade show taking place 14-15-16 June 2016 at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Entrance is free after registration online. Organisers have engaged industry professionals to develop an inspiring program. Registration is now open.  Read More »

Irrigation efficiency in the urban sector

March 29, 2016
Irrigation Australia

Urbanisation is creating great pressure on water and irrigation. Councils, water authorities and other affiliated organisations are increasingly realising that water supply is being stretched to its limits. Droughts followed by water restrictions have raised awareness of this issue making urban irrigation a ‘hot topic’, however there is widespread recognition that long term strategies need to be developed and the ‘green sector’ has been targeted as a means to deliver water and irrigation savings. Read More »

Seed, Transplant and Stand Establishment Symposium

March 18, 2016

The VII International Symposium on Seed, Transplant and Stand Establishment of Horticultural Crops (SEST2016, the Seed Indaba Africa) will be held at Midrand, South Africa, from 11-14 September 2016, hosted by the ISHS (International Society for Horticultural Sciences). The symposium is a wonderful platform to interact with seed researchers and colleagues from many different countries. Read More »

Innovation back on the agenda at veg grower seminar

March 15, 2016
AUSVEG Convention 2016

Futuristic technologies and the latest advances in agricultural innovation will be on the agenda as world-leading experts address Australian vegetable growers at the 2016 Global Innovations in Horticulture Seminar, to be held on the Gold Coast on 23 June. Read More »

Irrigation Australia announce keynote speakers

March 13, 2016
Irrigation Australia

Australasia’s leading irrigation event will take place between 24-26 May 2016 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The conference and exhibition is expected to attract 4,000+ trade visitors and 300+ conference delegates who will gather to get a glimpse of the future of irrigation. This event is for professionals from the entire irrigation value chain across both rural and urban industries. Read More »

2016 Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition

March 13, 2016
Flower stream, Tangshan, China

The 2016 Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition will be open from 29 April until 16 October 2016, in Tangshan, China. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of Tangshan Earthquake, the expo will demonstrate the vital role of greening cities with a theme of ‘City and Nature, Phoenix Nirvana’. Other aspects of the expo include fashion gardening, environmental protection, low-carbon lifestyles and harmonious co-existence between nature and humanity.  Read More »