On October 4th the winners of the Greenhouse Technology Awards were announced in the show guide of the Canadian Greenhouse Conference (CGC). Crop Controller by Blue Radix was announced winner in the international category.
Ronald Hoek, CEO of Blue Radix: “We are very happy and proud! Winning this award is a recognition of our work to make AI very practical and valuable in greenhouse operations.”
During GreenTech Jungle Talks & Holland Hortimedia recorded, a special radio program and podcasts on sustainability in horticulture and the future of food which will be broadcast by Paprika Tasty Radio on October 5, 16.00 hrs CET! Presenter Ed Smit and co-host Frederik Vossenaar, special envoy at the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality discuss opportunities talk about new technologies and innovations with Ronald Hoek, CEO of Blue Radix and Art van Rijn, CEO of Artechno.
We were delighted to be participating in Greentech Amsterdam and meeting growers and relations face to face again,” says Ronald Hoek, CEO at Blue Radix. “At our stand, we told visitors how autonomous growing with Crop Controller works and how they can use this in their greenhouse. The amount of visitors was overwhelming, especially in these times.” View our photo’s of Greentech
If you thought autonomous growing was a development for the future, you’re wrong: it’s a reality today. This was the message from Rudolf de Vetten, Chief Product Officer of Blue Radix, delivering a presentation in the XPERT Theatre at GreenTech Amsterdam on Tuesday. Rudolf also clarified the difference between data platforms and the 3 steps towards an autonomous greenhouse, with each step adding even more value.
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.