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    The latest GrowSave event focused on how operators of biomass boilers can ensure they are getting the most out of their equipment. Many growers and businesses have installed biomass boilers in recent years, taking advantage of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. More
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    On 7 November, we kicked off an exciting, new study group project, focusing on Next Generation Growing (NGG). The pilot programme aims to take NGG principles and techniques, which have been established in the Netherlands, and help a select group of UK growers implement them at their nurseries. More
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    Event write-up kindly provided by Richard Crowhurst. More
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    On the 16th May growers were invited to an event to hear more about the opportunities available for converting to renewable heating systems in protected cropping or expanding their existing renewable systems.  More
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    On the 28th September, we held an afternoon conference at the Chesford Grange Hotel. Over 70 delegates and industry representatives packed the room to hear the latest thinking on: More
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    On the 21st September, 15 delegates joined us for a one day workshop to help them make sure that they were getting the best from their nursery's computer.  More
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    The much anticipated GrowSave seminars on the Dutch Het Nieuwe Telen (HNT) took place in South Cave and Harlow on 20th and 21st April. The terminology ‘Next Generation Growing’ (NGG) has been adopted for the UK. More
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    "I’m glad that I took time out to attend this workshop, it really helped my understanding of why it is important to make sure our heating systems are well maintained. It also gave me some useful ideas to implement on our site", said one of the attendees at the recently held “Optimise your heating system” events at Lovania Nurseries in Lancashire and Roundstone Nurseries in West Sussex. More
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    Tim Pratt, Farm Energy Centre's technical director, presented at an AHDB Horticulture technical seminar on the 23rd June 2015.  Together with Simon Pearson from Freiston Associates they shared their findings regarding ‘Improving ornamental crop quality and shelf life through better humidity control’. More
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    The Tomato Working Party joined up with GrowSave for their March meeting at STC to hear about the latest thinking on energy saving and humidity control. The speaker was René Beerkens from Hoogendoorn Growth Management and he had a clear message “you can start saving energy today without any investment in new equipment”. More