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Oct 2022

Save the Date Thursday 17th of November 2022

Save the Date Thursday 17th of November 2022
International Tomato Greenhouse Consultant to speak in Pukekohe at Grower2Grower Breakfast in conjunction with NZ Gourmet

Save the date for Thursday the 17th of November. NZ Gourmet, with Grower2Grower, will be hosting a grower breakfast,  International Dutch tomato consultant and grower Marc Groenewegen, from the Prominent Growers Group, will be talking .  Joining Marc, in the discussion, is recently retired Dutch tomato growing expert Toon Oomen.

This is a superb opportunitiy to listen to world experts on subjects and issues effecting us all.  The key topics Marc will focus on:

  • Energy
  • Labour
  • Hygiene/Disease – PEPmv mitigation and experiences with ToBRV
  • New variety developments regarding ToBRV

This event is open to commercial greenhouse growers, not only tomato growers. Energy is a topic that is one of the biggest issues being faced by the greenhouse industry. Marc has first-hand knowledge and experience of biomass systems and CO2 capture which will be of great interest.

 

  • Date: Thursday 17th of November
  • Time 8.30 am to 10.30am
  • Location: Pukekohe
  • Venue: TBC

Registrations will open in two weeks-time and the venue confirmed. If you are interested in attending, please e-mail stefan@grower2grower.co.nz TODAY to reserve an early bird spot. Cost to attend is only $75 plus GST per person. Breakfast will be included.

Video above the woodchip/biomass fired solution that is used at Marc’s growing operation.  CO2 is also captured from the burning of the biomass.

I appreciate your comments.  Please feel free to comment on the grower2grower Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/StefanGrower2grower/

 

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