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MPS introduces MPS-GreenerGrown

More and more growers are substantially reducing the amount of crop protection agents they use. Those who are at the forefront of reducing their use of these products are keen to differentiate themselves. Now they can, with the new MPS add-on: MPS-GreenerGrown.

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Harshest weather in many years plagues Zunders tree nurseries

Extremely wet in spring, super dry in summer, with even irrigation bans, again downpours in autumn. Tree growers in Zundert, but also in other parts of the Netherlands, have to dig deep into their memories to recall such unusual weather conditions. Even Dutch television paid attention.

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Tree growers in Belgium are also victims of extreme rainfall

The extreme rainfall in recent weeks is also causing damage in tree nurseries in Belgium. Tree growers are not always able to get into the fields to grub these weeks, when sales are at a peak.

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Minister Adema moves fast for reduction in use of glyphosate

Following the European Commission's decision to extend the European authorisation of glyphosate as an active substance by 10 years, Dutch minister of Agriculture Adema will quickly map out how to further reduce the use of glyphosate in the Netherlands. The minister writes this to the House of Representatives.

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Plant protects offspring through the soil

Plants infected with a water fungus influence the bacteria in the soil such that they in turn protect the next generation of plants from the same pathogen. Remarkably, the suppression of the disease by the bacteria seems to take place precisely on the plant's stem and leaves. This is what researchers from Utrecht University write in the scientific journal Nature Microbiology. The new knowledge offers the prospect of less dependence on plant protection products

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Weedkiller glyphosate allowed in EU for another 10 years

The herbicide glyphosate, developed by US company Monsanto and marketed as Round-Up, may still be used in the European Union for the next 10 years. This was decided by the European Commission on 16 November.

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Jiffy offers tailor-made solutions to 'peat-free' issue

Demand for peat-free crops continues to grow. In the coming years, ahead of legislation in the UK, this demand is also expected to continue to grow. The step towards becoming peat-free is a big one, also realises Jiffy, which has added peat-free substrates to their product portfolio. For every crop, the company looks for a peat-free solution

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Thorn-free winter colour: the new Pyracantha Orange-Star

Plantipp introduces a new addition to the range of plants you can use to bring gardens and landscapes to life during the cold months.Pyracantha coccinea Orange-Star is a beautiful thorn-free shrub that is not only colourful but also easy to maintain.

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Klasmann-Deilmann responds to increasing demand for composted bark

Across the board, there is great attention for the sustainable use of fossil raw materials. This need is felt by end users, authorities, customers and suppliers alike. That is why Klasmann-Deilmann and their subsidiaries focus on the development of renewable raw materials. And their availability.

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KFS recruits 4,000 nursery workers for 15 billion trees

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) is in the process of hiring 4,000 tree nursery workers under the 'Green Army' programme. According to KFS, the Green Army is expected to contribute greatly to the target of growing 15 billion seedlings over the next 10 years, as set by President William Ruto.

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Plantipp presents LITTLE MISS FIGGY at GrootGroenPlus2023

At the novelty judgement of GrootGroenPlus 2023, Plantipp will bring, among others, Ficus LITTLE MISS FIGGY