Cucumber Farming News

  • Cucumber virus quarantine to be lifted for NT growers in 2016

    AUSVEG has welcomed this afternoon’s announcement from the Northern Territory Department of Primary Industries that property quarantine for Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) will be lifted next year.   “It is welcome news for growers that property quarantine put in place in the Northern Territory following the outbreak of CGMMV will be ...


  • Growing cucumber and sweet pepper in water efficient zero emission greenhouse

    Regulations to reduce the emission of nutrients and pesticides force the horticultural industry to adopt a new approach to water management. Is a zero-emission greenhouse feasible? Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture is currently testing the zero emission greenhouse. In this zero emission greenhouse all drain water is re-used. In the reference greenhouse occasional ...

  • Intelex has a green thumb or two

    At a companywide meeting in May the Intelex Green Team announced a set of initatives they would be putting into motion with one being the installation of an organic garden on the Intelex rooftop patio. With a dedicated team of green thumbs, the garden is now in full swing with tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, swiss chard, herbs, beans and flowers. The garden concept was brought to life thanks to the ...

    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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