The current record-breaking energy prices are having a major impact on high-tech horticulture. Many growers will need to make considerable energy savings in order for their businesses to survive the coming winter. This cost pressure is causing companies to look for creative solutions.
Some growers have decided to leave their greenhouses empty this season, while others are reducing the amount of artificial lighting they provide to their crops or leaving the lights off altogether.
Reduce energy consumption while improving crop quality
In view of the current energy challenges, the specialists are keen to help growers to improve their profitability by sharing their knowledge in a four-part online course called ‘Tips and tricks for surviving the energy crisis.’ This online training course will start on Wednesday, 19 October (16:00-17:30h CET), followed by a new session every two weeks until 30 November. Each session will focus on how an integrated approach can reduce energy consumption while also contributing to healthier and more resilient crops.
Valuable insights in four online sessions
The specialists will provide new insights relating to the benefits of the Plant Empowerment philosophy in the following online sessions:
- How energy affects climate and plants (19 October)
- How to reduce your energy inputs using screening and air movement (2 November)
- How to get the most out of your artificial lighting (16 November)
- How reduced energy inputs affect your irrigation strategy (30 November)
It is possible to sign up for a specific session (€45 each) or all four sessions for €159. All revenue generated by this online training course will be reinvested in the further development of the Plant Empowerment philosophy. After each session, participants will receive a recorded version to watch at their convenience.
Sign up before October 18th to take advantage of the pre-sale period and secure your place for just €39 per session or €129 for all four sessions. Click here to register.