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  • New Greenhouse for VandeWetering Greenhouses in Jamesport NY, USA

    In July VB Group started to replace part of the existing greenhouses and has built a modern and technologic advanced greenhouse complex for VandeWetering Greenhouses near New York. VB Greenhouses, member of VB Group, started in June with the delivery and installation of all greenhouse materials. The greenhouse is intended for the production of young plants and cuttings. After completion ...


    By VB Greenhouses B.V.

  • 10% more light in a new greenhouse concept: the Winterlight Greenhouse

    The Winterlight Greenhouse is a new greenhouse concept which gains 10% more light in winter and is currently under construction at Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture in Bleiswijk. The Winterlight Greenhouse has a new type of screen system: Ludvig Svensson high transmittance screen and specially developed diffusing glass. Together with optimization of the construction, more than 10% light gain ...

  • Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture helps to improve greenhouse horticulture in Chile

    Chile is a unique country: 4 000 km long, 17.6 million people of which more than five live in the capital Santiago. In the neighbouring province of Valparaiso (33 ° S) is located the main greenhouse horticulture region of Chile. The local government contracted the foundation Wageningen UR Chile to make a plan for an Innovation, Demonstration and Training Center. For this, Wageningen UR ...

  • Two ‘new’ greenhouse gases growing, say international research team

    Nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) and sulfuryl fluoride (SO2F2) are powerful greenhouse gases that have recently been discovered to be growing quickly in the global background atmosphere. These gases are used in industrial processes, partly as alternatives to other harmful greenhouse and ozone depleting gases. NF3 is used in the electronics industry – often as a replacement for perfluorocarbons (PFCs) – ...

  • Break out the sun screen - permanently hotter summers forecast

    The tropics and much of the Northern Hemisphere are likely to experience an irreversible rise in summer temperatures within the next 20 to 60 years if atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations continue to increase, according to a new climate study by Stanford University scientists. The results will be published later this month in the journal ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Turn-key Project for Garden & Koala, Adana, Turkey

    Dutch turn-key greenhouse specialist Verbakel-Bomkas is building a state of the art turn-key greenhouse for Garden & Koala in Adana, Turkey. The project is designed to produce Orchids and Saint-Paulia. With it's broad expertise in complete greenhouse projects Vebakel-Bomkas is the general contractor for this project. Our office in Antalya managed by Burak Ergin is coordinating the ...


    By VB Greenhouses B.V.

  • Foundation completed project Kurtz Farms USA

    Verbakel-Bomkas started in week 36 the foundation of project Kurtz Farms, Cheshire USA. The project involves the supply and installation of: 9.120 m2 greenhouse with Boal MX open roof screening installation heating installation ...


    By VB Greenhouses B.V.

  • EPA raises the bar for energy star televisions

    EPA has revised the qualifications for televisions to achieve the Energy Star label, requiring TVs to be 40 percent more energy efficient than conventional models. These requirements will help consumers save even more energy and money and fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions while allowing them to continue to enjoy the features, performance and quality they expect. ...

  • Decrease water emission in Egyptian vegetable production

    Egypt is an important exporter of vegetables to Europe (like the well-known beans) and the Middle East. For the intensive cultivation of tomatoes and sweet peppers plastic greenhouses are used. Problems with soil diseases, water use and emission of nutrients are increasing. The collaborating Egyptian and Dutch governments are stimulating Egyptian companies to organise research into biological ...

  • AgBiome Innovations and SePRO Enter Commercial Business Partnership

    AgBiome Innovations today announced a new partnership with SePRO Corporation to combine their strengths to offer an innovative biological product to the turf and ornamental market. The first product, a highly effective, broad-spectrum fungicide, is expected to be available for applications in early 2017. “Our ever-growing collection of sequenced microbes, combined with AgBiome’s ...


    By AgBiome, Inc.

  • Google Earth tour of rainforest victory for climate

    In collaboration with the Danish government and others, Google is launching a series of Google Earth layers and tours to allow you to explore the potential impacts of climate change on our planet and possible solutions. Last week a set of tours, narrated by Al Gore, gave an idea of what the world might look like in 2050 if we do nothing to stop global warming. This week, Google launches another ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • Emissions cuts also offer quick health and crop benefits

    Reducing methane and black carbon emissions could quickly tackle climate change while improving food security and people's health, especially in developing countries, a study reports. Scientists identified 14 ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • NSF International Selected to Administer Biodegradable Products Institute’s Certified Compostable Program for Plastic Products

    To handle a five-fold increase in compostable plastic product certifications since 2006, global independent public health organization NSF International has been named the new administrator of the Biodegradable Products Institute’s (BPI) Certified Compostable program. As a global leader in third-party, independent product testing and certification, NSF International brings to the BPI’s ...


    By PRWeb

  • Study uses farm data to aid in slowing evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds

    The widespread evolution of herbicide-resistant weeds is costing farmers, especially through decreases in productivity and profitability. Although researchers and industry personnel have made recommendations to slow this evolution, an understanding of the patterns and causes of the resistance has been limited. Diversifying the herbicide mechanisms of action (MOAs) has been recommended to stop the ...


    By University of Illinois

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