Did you think autonomous growing was a development for the future? It’s already a reality today! Do you want to learn how you can use this technology in your company? Blue Radix, specialist in autonomous growing, can tell you all about it at Greentech Amsterdam: live at stand 01.114 or online! Also be sure not to miss our presentation and podcast recording.
What does it mean to trust algorithms as a grower? Are you surrendering to a black box? You don’t want to trust something that you don’t understand. The question is: does it work that way? Do you not trust technology until you fully understand how it works? Read more in the blog written by Rudolf de Vetten, Chief Product Officer at Blue Radix.
Blue Radix and 2Grow are working together in the TKI ‘Digital Green Fingers’ project. Alongside other renowned companies, they are evaluating a wide range of sensors for added value in optimizing the greenhouse climate with algorithms. In this interview Maxime Dedecker, International Service Manager at 2Grow, discusses how he views autonomous growing. He also elaborates on the role of sensors in the greenhouse, and offers his vision for the coming years.
Pinduoduo is co-organizing the Smart Agriculture Competition with China Agricultural University and Zhejiang University, with technical guidance from the FAO and Wageningen University and Research. The competition will run from August 2021 to March 2022. Rudolf de Vetten is one of the members of the judging panel and tells what he’s is looking forward to see from the teams.
Getting the best from your crop and greenhouse will increasingly become a computer responsibility. We need to make better decisions. Artificial Intelligence can help us with this. But what skills are needed to work in AI tech? And what does the future of working with AI look like? Britta Meixner, Saheli De and Gosia Piekarska of Blue Radix answer these questions, and suggest how we can encourage more women to aim for tech jobs in AI or IT.
Bram van Rens is Principal Data Strategist at Blue Radix. In this interview he explains what data science is and how he applies it. He also reveals its added value for greenhouse horticulture, not just in autonomous growing, but also looking ahead to future data science developments in the greenhouse industry.
To be able to scale up fast Rising Farms in Mexico will start working with autonomous growing by Blue Radix on their new location ‘Rising Park 1’. That location will house 47 hectares of high-tech greenhouses when all stages are completed.
On July 14 and 15, Blue Radix organized the very first Autonomous Grower Days for Dutch customers. During these virtual meetings growers were informed about the latest developments in autonomous growing. “It gave an interesting ‘look under the hood’ and gives confidence for the future”, according to one of the growers.
In the July edition of Floraculture International Magazine, Ronald Hoek, CEO of Blue Radix is interviewed about autonomous growing with Crop Controller. Getting the best from your crop will in future become more the computer’s responsibility as autonomous growing looks set to relieve producers of some of the day-to-day decisions about steering the greenhouse climate, the article states.