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Growers all over the world enjoy working on their ErfGoedFloor every day. They would like to share their experiences with you. Read here what their experiences are with the ErfGoedFloor.

The way to get a optimal climate in your greenhouse!

The way to get a optimal climate in your greenhouse!

Summertime. Temperatures are rising, it’s nice, but it can also be too hot. In that case we look for ways to cool down. Then we can keep goi [...]

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Phalaenopsis: increased flexibility and quality on the  [...]

Phalaenopsis: increased flexibility and quality on the ErfGo [...]

 

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Jack Ford Sales Manager USA

Jack Ford Sales Manager USA

We are excited to announce Jack Ford to the role of Sales Manager USA. Jack will work to strengthen the company’s presence of the unique Erf [...]

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Growing tomato plants on a cultivation floor!

Growing tomato plants on a cultivation floor!

Growing tomato plants on a cultivation floor! Arjan Kouwenhoven’s company Fonte Verde Agro is located in Adradas, not far from Sao Paulo in [...]

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The ErfGoed valve for optimal irrigation

The ErfGoed valve for optimal irrigation

 

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Vegetable growers choose ErfGoedFloor

Vegetable growers choose ErfGoedFloor

Guillaume Sallembien, the director of Arc’At Plants, is the first vegetable grower to install an ErfGoedFloor. ‘Watering comes from below. W [...]

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Final report on chrysanthemum trial available on video

Final report on chrysanthemum trial available on video

ErfGoed and Van Iperen have released a video in conclusion to the trial with chrysanthemums on a cultivation floor. Research leader Cock van [...]

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ErfGoed develops fire-retardant ground cloth

ErfGoed develops fire-retardant ground cloth

  Fire prevention is an increasingly important theme in horticulture. Particularly now there have been a number of major incidents. Which is [...]

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ErfGoed researches chrysanthemum growing on a cultivati [...]

ErfGoed researches chrysanthemum growing on a cultivation fl [...]

Can chrysanthemums be grown in any other way than in the open ground? To answer this question, ErfGoed teamed up with Delphy, Van Iperen and [...]

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ErfGoed conducts follow-up study into growing chrysanth [...]

ErfGoed conducts follow-up study into growing chrysanthemums [...]

The second trial with the cultivation of chrysanthemums on a cultivation floor was concluded successfully during a meeting at the ErfGoed te [...]

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Tackling root causes

Tackling root causes

Do you know the feeling? There’s water everywhere but you haven’t got the time to find out what is really going on. So you just bail out the [...]

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No crop loss for French growers raising plants outdoors [...]

No crop loss for French growers raising plants outdoors than [...]

The ErfGoedFloor meant salvation for their outdoor plants for two French growers. During the extreme weather conditions of the past few mont [...]

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Constant water delivery reduces pesticide use

Constant water delivery reduces pesticide use

There was an article in the February 2017 issue of KAS about de Kreekrug, the new location of the SV.CO pot plant nursery in De Lier. In add [...]

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Talking to flowers

Talking to flowers

Have you seen Google’s new initiative yet? It’s called Google Tulip and it was presented on 1 April. Obviously, the date is a warning sign h [...]

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Quality sells itself

Quality sells itself

We conducted tests with the display life of geraniums a few years ago. We wanted to find out whether it is true that plants from our cultiva [...]

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How do I ensure that the cultivation floor is stable an [...]

How do I ensure that the cultivation floor is stable and dur [...]

Our company is well-known as a specialist in the development and installing cultivation floors. In order to be a specialist in that respect, [...]

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How can I make the climate in my glasshouse drier?

How can I make the climate in my glasshouse drier?

Not so long ago we were battling damp at home. The windows always seemed to be completely misted. You could even see the water dripping from [...]

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How can you create the ideal growing conditions?

How can you create the ideal growing conditions?

This September it will be 30 years since I took my first steps in glasshouse horticulture. Back then I was just 17. I can remember it like i [...]

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How do I ensure sufficient water buffering against extr [...]

How do I ensure sufficient water buffering against extreme r [...]

I recently visited a trade fair overseas. During my visit, the skies began to grow darker and darker. It was clear that a change in the weat [...]

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How consumer-friendly are we in the ornamental horticul [...]

How consumer-friendly are we in the ornamental horticulture [...]

As ErfGoed operates on the international market, it is increasingly obvious to me how different horticulture can be in other countries. Take [...]

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Grey is the new black

Grey is the new black

As I was having a chat in the car park last summer, I leaned on my wife’s car. Not a good idea: it’s unbelievable how hot a black car can ge [...]

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Good stewardship

Good stewardship

We have another new phenomenon in Europe: youth for climate. These young people have been skipping school to demonstrate for climate action. [...]

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ErfGoedFloor cuts pesticide use

ErfGoedFloor cuts pesticide use

There was an interesting article in the February issue of the Dutch trade magazine KAS about the new premises for SV.CO pot plant nursery in [...]

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ErfGoed and foreign rules and regulations

ErfGoed and foreign rules and regulations

ErfGoed was established sixty years ago, when we were still getting our feet dirty. And we’re still just as down to earth these days. So it [...]

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The energy transition in greenhouse horticulture

The energy transition in greenhouse horticulture

Saving energy is an important issue these days. In the past, we thought our resources were endless. These days, we are much more aware of wh [...]

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Weaning the Dutch off gas

Weaning the Dutch off gas

For a long time, gas has been the leading fossil fuel in Dutch households. Every home had to be fitted out with a gas connection. We use gas [...]

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The cultivation floor of the future is ready for extrem [...]

The cultivation floor of the future is ready for extreme wea [...]

As I write this, the southern provinces of the Netherlands, together with parts of France and Germany, are once more fighting extreme weathe [...]

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The meaning of the name ErfGoed

The meaning of the name ErfGoed

Our company name ‘ErfGoed’ is easy to pronounce for Dutch growers. Foreign growers often find it difficult. Particularly in the beginning. B [...]

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Blog: Falling levels in water basins

Blog: Falling levels in water basins

I have already written about the impact of climate change. My focus then was mainly on extreme rainfall and severe problems with excess wate [...]

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The comfortable road to retirement with our ErfGoedFloo [...]

The comfortable road to retirement with our ErfGoedFloor®

I read an article last week in a Dutch trade magazine that translates as The Tree Nursery. The headline – ‘Keeping employees fit until retir [...]

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Important decisions for growers with an eye to the futu [...]

Important decisions for growers with an eye to the future!

Rabobank issued a new publication last month about developments in the ornamentals sector. The outlook is very bright indeed, provided the s [...]

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Adversity brings growth

Adversity brings growth

There’s a movie on YouTube with a rabbi talking about how lobsters grow. I think we can learn a lot from this. Especially at the moment. A l [...]

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BLOG: A real family business

BLOG: A real family business

The third Tuesday of September is the State Opening of Parliament (Prinsjesdag) in the Netherlands. This is traditionally the day when the K [...]

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Increasing the resilience of plants

Increasing the resilience of plants

In the Boomkwekerij [Tree Growing] trade journal of 8 July this year (no.14) were a few articles worth reading on the use of so-called plant [...]

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Vegetable plants on a cultivation floor?

Vegetable plants on a cultivation floor?

That’s the question that often crops up when I talk to growers who specialise in growing vegetable plants. Usually followed by: ‘That’s what [...]

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Growing Phalaenopsis in the most innovative greenhouse

Growing Phalaenopsis in the most innovative greenhouse

A few weeks from now, we will be starting work at Ter Laak Orchids in Wateringen. That’s no big news in itself, of course, but this will be [...]

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BLOG: The great importance of continuity in your busine [...]

BLOG: The great importance of continuity in your business op [...]

Continuity is vital for every company. Horticulture is no exception to this rule. Just imagine that, due to circumstances beyond your contro [...]

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Blog: How can you stand out from the crowd as a grower  [...]

Blog: How can you stand out from the crowd as a grower of po [...]

It is clear to everyone that the world is changing rapidly. The agricultural sector is also being transformed. To take just one example, the [...]

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