At Rijk Zwaan, we are continuously developing new varieties for organic growers. In this section called ‘In the spotlight’, we highlight our most recent additions per crop type. This time, the focus is on our tomato varieties.
Biological control is very effective against whitefly, because the natural predator (Amblyseius Swirskii) installs itself very well on the hairless leaves!
You can really get whitefly under control very quickly. And the fruits are very clean without any scarring on the bottom.”
…Plus there are many more advantages …
Let’s start with some facts and figures. In the USA, sales of organic fruit and vegetables rose by 22% in March 2020, according to the Organic Produce Network in The Produce News.
The spread of coronavirus affects us all. It has changed our daily lives. It brings uncertainties, such as can we still buy fresh food every day? Growers, distributors and many others in the food chain are working hard to guarantee there is enough food available. That deserves a lot of respect. These are the first…
Organic farming is gaining popularity among farmers. However, this growth is currently being affected by coronavirus developments. Due to inevitable strict measures taken by the Dutch Government, many conventional farmers, who planned to switch this spring, are not able to proceed.
February saw us heading to Nuremberg in Germany to discover all that BIOFACH had to offer. With no less than 140 participating countries and 3,500 exhibitors, this is the fair for professionals in the organic sector. Trends and developments in bio and the latest concepts in organic food, BIOFACH 2020 had it all.