New mobile greenhouse with Wireless Xtender

New mobile greenhouse with Wireless Xtender We recently received the assignment to equip some roll-up (mobile) greenhouses in Noord-Holland (Dutch province), with our wirelessly-controlled field stations. The grower, Klein Canada, will have 7 individual greenhouses controlled and managed by the Wireless Xtender. With this system, which was officially launched in…

First lettuce harvested at SERCOM user B-Four Agro

Ten layer propagation and fully automated production at B-Four Agro ”Soon, I will be able to sit back and relax.” Speaking is Dutch lettuce grower, Willem Bas, of the Dutch company, B-Four Agro, with a twinkle in his eye. He was asked what there would be for him actually to…

Efficient irrigation with SERCOM-computer

Efficient irrigation with SERCOM-computer Schrijnwerkers is a blueberry company, founded in 1969 by Rob Schrijnwerkers. Nowadays, this family business has locations in Horst, Overloon (Netherlands), and Weeze (Germany). Schrijnwerkers has two production sites in Weeze of over 75 hectares in total. The companies in Germany are known by the name…

Potato Europe – Skovnæs Kartofler (Denmark)

Potato Europe – Skovnæs Kartofler (Denmark) During Potato Europe exhibition in Germany, we were visited today by yet another user (Skovnæs Kartofler) of the SERCOM climate computer! On the picture Mr. Lars Petersen from Skovnæs, Maribo, Denmark. Skovnæs was one of the very first clients in Scandinavia who installed a…

SERCOM end user Degenhardt Spezialkulturen

SERCOM end user Degenhardt Spezialkulturen Christiane Degenhardt-Sellmann, owner of the flower bulb production company Degenhardt Spezialkulturen, discusses working in a male-dominated sector, family tradition and what she sees herself doing in the future. By prospective specialist editor Yasmin-Coralie Berg. Holland, the world’s largest tulip producer Holland is the world’s largest…

André Busigel welcomes miniature gardeners

Europe’s Mini Gardeners SERCOM-ambassador André Busigel from Albertshofen has welcomed 23 miniature gardeners into one of his greenhouses. As part of the project Europe’s Mini Gardeners, the children assembled in one of its greenhouses, to see the planting of the vegetables with their own eyes. The small producers learned everything…

Visiting our new SERCOM computer in Guatemala

Trade visit to Florida and Guatemala On the occasion of the opening of Ter Laak AmericaS in Guatemala, a trade visit to Florida and Guatemala will be organized. This will be done together with Idearvelop. International companies interested in Phalaenopsis are welcome to join this trip. The target group includes…

SERCOM-user will be racing in Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally by dirt bike “I did ride through the greenhouse once,” Arjan Bos says. “But there weren’t any peppers then. It was during the crop change. I just wanted to give it a try.” As we speak, he pushes his dirt bike into the greenhouse. Time for a picture…

SERCOM end user starts cultivation in Guatemala

Ter Laak about to start phalaenopsis cultivation in Guatemala One of the largest Dutch orchid growers, Ter Laak Orchids, is almost ready to start the cultivation of its first phalaenopsis plants in their new 1ha greenhouse in Guatemala. “The greenhouse is currently being manufactured and in the second week of…

German SERCOM-user develops cucumber beer

Cucumber drinks have been growing in popularity for years. Water or sparkling water with a slice of cucumber is healthy and trendy and hip clubs complete their gin and tonics with a slice of green. Cucumber grower André Busigel takes it one step further. The German grower has developed his…