Projecten

Data driven and Autonomous Crop Management

Delphy and AgroEnergy  achieved (as Team The Croperators) a very nice third place in the International ‘Autonomous Greenhouse Challenge’. They have shown that it is possible to grow cucumbers with artificial intelligence. De Challenge is finished but we will continue with the developments of a data driven and autonomous growing system for the cultivation of […] Read more…

HortImpact/Latia (Training) – Kenya

Description of the project Farmer support, training and development of curricula. Type of activities carried out Latia Resource Centre is a training facility close to Nairobi, training farmers in the area and abroad on vegetable growing (open field and greenhouse) and other forms of farming. For the greenhouse farmin g Delphy is helping out the […] Read more…

Establish a Virtual Centre of Excellence, NICHE (Training) – Uganda/Kenya

Description of the project Set-up of a hub and satellite model. Around every satellite is a group of growers involved. Type of activities carried out It is a so called train-the-trainer program, so local trainers are trained to be the future trainers. Sensor technology of Hortimax is installed for remote control of the local greenhouses. […] Read more…

Optimal Greenhouse constructions (Study) – Ghana

Description of the project Study on best solutions for protected vegetable growing in Ghana. Type of activities carried out The Ghanaian government is promoting the use of greenhouse production to increase the production of vegetables. Greenhouse production is protecting crops from diseases, fungi and insects and limits the excessive use of pesticide (and water) of […] Read more…

Biosaline Agriculture (Study) – Egypt

Description of the project Study on vegetable growing with brackish water for 3 crops (open field and greenhouses) Type of activities carried out The sweet water reserves are decreasing fast. The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will effect the water flow to Egypt by an expected 40% decrease. Other reserves in Egypt are affected by salinization. […] Read more…

IDC Online Crop Management

The IDC Online Crop Management is helping growers to bridge distances. Greenhouse locations are further apart from each other and entrepreneurs and farmers are not always on-site to continuously monitor their crop. Scaling and investors from outside the sector make it necessary to map the risks. Risk management is essential when it comes down to […] Read more…

Actieplan Aaltjesbeheersing

Delphy voerde samen met PPO-agv en HLB in 2010 t/m 2013 diverse activiteiten uit om aaltjeskennis en beheersingsstrategiën voor aaltjesbeheersing breed onder de aandacht van de akkerbouwsector te brengen. Hiervoor worden symposia, gruwelroutes, kennisbijeenkomsten, leaflets en brochures gemaakt. Delphy voerde deze opdracht uit in opdracht van de Stuurgroep Actieplan Aaltjesbeheersing, een initiatief van het Productschap […] Read more…