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    Ed

    The who’s who of horticulture came together on 12-14 June in Amsterdam at GreenTech, one of the biggest exhibitions of its kind for the industry. The event is a showcase of the latest developments and innovations in horticultural technology covering all aspects of growing. More
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    UK growers may have heard of Next Generation Growing (NGG), but could be forgiven for not really knowing what it is. In essence, it refers to a set of growing techniques, developed in the Netherlands over the last decade or so, with the aim of empowering the plant – i. More
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    Even in these modern times, waste remains a part of our daily lives. More
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    On 27th July, AHDB Potatoes hosted the Postharvest Showcase in Sutton Bridge. Several members of the GrowSave team were in attendance to promote the project to the Potato sector, and to learn about developments affecting the potato industry. More
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    Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) has been recently developed to help reduce the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) entering the atmosphere, where it contributes towards the greenhouse effect and climate change. CCS technology can capture up to 90% of CO2 emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels in energy production and other industrial processes. More
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    Your car probably has it, so why not your greenhouse? Energy saving is all the rage these days, and rightly so. Everyone is at it, especially ‘heavy’ users such as growers heating greenhouses. I am currently involved with a Growsave project, the aim of which is to reduce energy consumption in greenhouses by optimising the climate control system. More
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    An early form of central heating was developed by the Romans to distribute heat around bathhouses. Fast forward a couple of thousand years and a modern heat network might be in the form of a district heating scheme. This is where a central source supplies heat to an end user, ranging from a single building to a whole city. More
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    The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have just announced the tariffs that will apply to the Non Domestic RHI scheme from 1 More
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    Geothermal energy, although most effective in regions of volcanic activity where underground temperatures are highest, is an available energy source all around the globe. Whilst the Netherlands (hopefully!) may not be about to erupt, a group of Dutch growers has invested in geothermal energy to heat their greenhouses. More
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    Four experts in the Dutch "New Way of Growing" programme will summarise their top energy saving tips and tricks at two seminars on the 20th and 21st April 2016.  More