Marcel van den Berg – Tomato nursery van den Berg

Two years ago, Marcel van den Berg switched from stone wool to Forteco coco substrate of Van der Knaap, and since then he started using Growficient substrate sensors. This switch provided a high yield this season

Sebastiaan Breugem – Breugem Horticulture

Sebastiaan Breugem talks about his experiences with the Growficient substrate sensors and his future ambitions.

Well begun is half done

In many cases, at the start of the cultivation the young plants are not yet placed directly on the planting holes in the slab. This is […]

Collaboration a key step towards autonomous irrigation

Piet Wijnen is the cultivation manager of various strawberry greenhouse sites of Dutch nursery Thwan of Gennip BV. At two sites, he uses a Ridder (formerly […]

Ad Hurks – Crop advisor

Ad Hurks is a consultant in different types of soft fruit in the soft fruit industry and is active in this sector worldwide. For example he […]

Precise control over irrigation raspberries

A big challenge when growing raspberries is determining the right way of irrigation. Determining the right moments to water is important, but often happens on a hunch. Nowadays irrigation can be monitored and optimised with substrate sensors from Growficient. Grower Bart Mensen from Verpaalen Soft Fruit and soft fruit consultant Ad Hurks will tell us more about this.

Remi van Geest – Green Y Land

After taking over his father’s courgette company, Remi van Geest has been growing cucumbers at various locations since 2016 in Tinte. Remi has been using Growficient […]

Better grip on watering strawberry crops

In the Netherlands, 60-70% of total strawberry production comes from table-top cultivation. This protected type of cultivation ensures a clean and labor-friendly environment. On table-tops, the […]

Towards Autonomous Irrigation

Since the start last year our mission has been to enable growers to monitor and optimise their irrigation. Our goal is autonomous irrigation where watering of […]