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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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    "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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    Biomass Study Tour

    17.02.2015

    More than 30 grower and supplier delegates attended an afternoon seminar at Canons Brook Club in Harlow and visited three nearby nurseries the following day, each with different biomass heating systems.  More
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    On the 6th November 2014, we held an event at Stockbridge Technology Centre to share some of the latest energy saving research from the UK and Europe.  More
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    Here are the presentations from the GrowSave cost saving and technology event held at Donaldson's Nursery, by kind permission of Hall Hunter Partnership.    More
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    On Monday 7th July HDC held an open day at Red Roofs Nursery in Cottingham near Hull. The focus of the event was to show off the results of a trial investigating the performance of a Refrigeration-based dehumidification system (HDC project ref PE/PO 013). More
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    On 30th April 2014 we held a GrowSave training event to give UK growers a detailed insight into the Dutch New Way of Growing approach, and to help them understand how to implement the findings. More
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    On Tuesday 8th April around 20 growers joined us for a visit to R&L Holt’s Springhill Nursery near Evesham. The event was organised to show how the site has integrated an Anaerobic Digester (AD) with the energy needs of tomato growing. More
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    Growers of protected crops who attended this event heard from Dutch consultants how the drive to save energy, and to grow more sustainably, was seeing fundamental changes to glasshouse cropping practices in the Netherlands. More