Published 12/02/2015

International webinar provided useful insights to crop consultants

More than 60 crop advisors from all over the world joined a successful webinar focusing on innovative cultivation tecniques, arranged by Svensson together with Hoogendoorn and LetsGrow.com.

After the webinar, participants were enthusiastic. In-depth information of topics important in a crop consultants daily work, were highly appreciated.

"I was especially interested in Svensson's presentation of their Harmony climate screen, the high degree of diffused light not only influences the growing process of the plants, but also reduces the use of water and fertilizers. Here are two interfaces with Grodan, because we administer water via a drip system. It was also useful to see the figures of the achieved results”, says Eelke Hempenius, Product Development Manager at Grodan, market leader in the supply of sustainable rock wool substrates for glasshouse horticulture.

Due to the increasing demand for cultivation expertise Svensson, together with Hoogendoorn and LetsGrow.com hosted the webinar targeting international crop consultants. With more than 60 global attendees from Japan to Brazil to Finland and Iran joining, the webinar was well received. To reach consultants in each time zone, the webinar was held twice. Focused on the knowledge transfer of innovative cultivation techniques the webinar was a follow up on four workshops held last year.

High-level content
The webinar highlighted intriguing topics with René Beerkens of Hoogendoorn presenting recent climate control and energy saving techniques. Christiaan Posthumus Meyjes of LetsGrow.com gave an extensive demonstration of the company’s online platform which enables users to compare cultivation-related data. Ton Habraken of Svensson spoke about maximum light transmission via climate screens and the benefits of using double screens. The webinar concluded with a question and answer period for participants.

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