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24 November 2017

NEW!! Short Course Growing Edible Mushrooms 30 January – 2 February 2018

This course combines theory and practice of growing other edible mushrooms like e.g. Shiitake (Lentinus edodes), Grey oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus), King oyster (Pleurotus eryngii), Nameko (Pholiota nameco), Pioppiono (Agrocybe agearita) and Maitake (Grifola frondosa). Topics are practically explained. Visits to spawn and substrate suppliers, technical companies and several edible mushroom farms during the course. English […] Read more…

22 November 2017

Delphy starts research into lighting strategy for Raspberries and Blackberries

There is growing interest for the year-round production of Raspberries and Blackberries. During the winter, the growing of a qualitatively good product is still surrounded by uncertainties. This is why Delphy has taken the initiative to research it further. In November, the Delphy Improvement Centre in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands began researching into the possibility of […] Read more…

21 September 2017

Latia grows stronger with new Partners: Agritech Solutions Ltd and Delphy Groep BV join Latia as shareholders

In Africa, and particularly in Kenya, both agriculture and horticulture are developing rapidly. There is a great need for the development and implementation of knowledge. The Latia Resource Center (LRC) located in Isinya, Kenya, is addressing this rapidly increasing demand for knowledge and skills by offering practical training and advise to farmers and agribusinesses. The […] Read more…

14 July 2017

First cucumbers picked from Chinese solar greenhouse in Bleiswijk

The first Chinese solar greenhouse opened in Bleiswijk (the Netherlands) in April 2017. The greenhouse that works on solar energy boasts high value technology and mimics the climate conditions of a typical greenhouse in China. The first cultivation in this so-called solar greenhouse was cucumber. The young cucumber plants were able to develop well thanks […] Read more…

26 June 2017

Programma Soft Fruit Event 2017

Delphy Team Soft Fruit invites you for two practical information days about the growth of various berry crops such as raspberry, blackberry, strawberry, blueberry and red currant. The program can be downloaded below. Sign up You can sign up here Information Gondy Heijerman M +31 (0)6 82 92 28 02 E g.heijerman@delphy.nl   Thanks to […] Read more…

1 June 2017

HAS and Delphy bring knowledge to the international market with the new online course ‘Mushrooms’

The Netherlands has a great deal of expertise in mushroom growing. The international market looks to the Dutch when it comes to cultivation, crop protection, harvesting-related activities, certification, company management and profit optimisation. In order to actively bring this expertise to the international market, HAS University of Applied Sciences and Delphy have set up a […] Read more…

12 May 2017

Online course Mushrooms (SPOC)

Various questions are asked along the mushroom cultivation path towards optimising operational management and profitability. What shape will my building plans be taking in the coming years? Which crop protection agents can I use? How can I organise my harvesting activities best? What do I do about certification? What can you expect The e-learning course […] Read more…

15 April 2017

Official opening Chinese-style solar greenhouse in Bleiswijk

On April 12th 2017, the Chinese-style solar greenhouse at Wageningen University & Research, BU Greenhouse Horticulture, next to Delphy Improvement Centre in Bleiswijk (NL) was officially opened by King’s Commissioner of Zuid-Holland Jaap Smit and the Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese embassy Zhang Guosheng. The official opening was also attended by Loek Hermans, Chairman of […] Read more…