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Women in AI: What does the future of horticulture look like?

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.

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“Data science is here to stay in greenhouse horticulture”

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.

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Blue Radix organizes first Autonomous Grower Days

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.

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The autonomous greenhouse, the one, every grower is talking about

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.

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“The art of growing is in details, only algorithms can handle this”

Poul Erik Lund is an international Crop Advisor and co-owner of Grotek Consulting, a Danish crop consultancy company for greenhouse vegetable growers in the North of Europe. Poul Erik has known Jan Hanemaaijer, Crop Advisor at Blue Radix, for many years. In this interview Jan asks Poul Erik what he thinks of the development of autonomous growing in general, and how it effects his work as an international Crop Advisor.

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The green expertise of Blue Radix

Blue Radix supports horticultural entrepreneurs in controlling their greenhouses with its Crop Controller service for autonomous growing – not just using software and smart algorithms, but also drawing on the expertise of its own advisors on crops, energy and data. Crop Advisor Jan Hanemaaijer and Autonomous Greenhouse Manager Geert van der Wel introduce themselves.

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Greenhouse Canada Magazine | Artificial intelligence in the greenhouse

In the June issue of Greenhouse Canada Magazine a close look at how artificial intelligence systems are already making inroads to help growers better manage their energy use, improve yields and more. In the article Ronald Hoek, CEO of Blue Radix tells more about Crop Controller, the collaboration with OGVG and the future of AI in greenhouses.

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