The growing season is nearing its end, or has already finished. As you have also moved your GroSens or Water Content Meter (WCM) system during this period, our cultivation specialist Gert-Jan Goes has summed up the most important tips.
Hortus in Futuro in Maasbree, a family business that specialises in high-wire cucumbers, has two harvests annually: a winter harvest of the Hi Power variety (planting date: 28 December) and a summer harvest with Hi Force, a mosaic-resistant variety with a planting date around the longest day.
To raise awareness of what is best practice in terms of water use in hydroponic greenhouse cultivation Grodan and Priva have published the ‘Best Practice Guidelines for Greenhouse Water Management’. In their experience one of the main reasons why greenhouse growers hesitate to recycle drain water today is because they are worried about complications.