Opportunities in Horticulture Careers Fair at CAFRE

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise hosted an ‘Opportunities in Horticulture Careers Fair’ for students studying Floristry and Horticulture at Greenmount Campus, Antrim. The Careers Fair offered businesses interested in offering work placements or graduate employment the chance to engage directly with CAFRE students. Students connected with company representatives to find out more … ادامه

Thrips control in roses: strategy, action and results

The floriculture sector is of great importance worldwide. Colombia and Ecuador are the second and third largest exporters of flowers per year, accounting for 24% of the world market share and supplying major markets such as the United States, Russia, and the Netherlands (Chambers, 2024). However, despite its great importance, the production of ornamental flowers … ادامه

White poinsettia scores awards for 5 years in a row

On January 18th, the award for the best poinsettias organized by Glastuinbow Nederland and Royal Flora Holand took place again. SV.CO and Martin van der Velden won with the Alaska variety. The former is in the mini 6cm vase category; the latter is in the 12-13cm vase category. This is the fifth year in a … ادامه

40 years of screen systems: PDI celebrates jubilee

On 1 March 1984, Peter Dekker Senior founded PDI, a business that specializes in supplying and installing screen systems for greenhouses. Starting on just a small scale in a garage on Lierweg in the Lier in the Westland region, the company has evolved in the world of screen systems. The company team says: “Since its … ادامه

Improving crop growth and worker comfort with Phormium’s Clima+ 35 O at Amerigo Farms

John Albers is the proud President at Amerigo Farms, located in Mt. Dora, Florida. With a passion for cultivating flowering crops, John has expanded his farm with the latest greenhouse technology from Cravo, the Cravo Retractable Cooling House. The primary focus of this expansion is to grow Calla Lilies. The challengeThe hurdle encountered by John … ادامه

RHP certification for Van Egmond Potgrond

The company Van Egmond Potgrond in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) is RHP certified with end products Horticulture and the renewable raw material wood fiber. Based on research and inspections executed by the certification body, the company complies with the requirements as determined in the Product Certification Scheme of the RHP quality mark. With the certification of … ادامه

“Peach, apricot and bronze are always popular”

Do you know Australian florist Ellen Douglas? No? Then in this interview, published by Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show , you will get to know her and what she finds most exciting about this years’ Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show , which is taking place from March 20-24. When/How did you get into … ادامه

Special labor and staff

Robots aren’t fully ready yet, and there’s a widespread lack of human labor in many sectors. Wages, work conditions, but also skill level, are all points to address, currently. That’s why this month, the special is going to focus on labor and staff. SpecialIf you have news to share regarding this topic or are active … ادامه

New appointments and promotions at Jiffy

Jiffy has appointed and promoted several individuals. Kent Carrell, North American Sales Manager at Jiffy, shared his enthusiasm for the developments: “With our North American business growing, we’re excited to introduce several strategic changes, including the expansion of our Preforma line. The new factory in Oregon, set to open in summer 2024, will significantly enhance … ادامه

Over 1 million flowers imported to Krasnoyarsk, Russia, for March 8th 2024

For the 2024 International Women’s Day celebration in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, over 1 million flowers from various countries have been imported. These flowers will be brought in by the retail chains “Krasny Yar” and “Baton.” Residents and visitors can expect a diverse selection: tulips from Uzbekistan, Armenia, Belarus, and Russia; chrysanthemums, gypsophila, eustoma, alstroemeria, colourful cacti, … ادامه