Boosting young plants for a better start

The propagation is a critical stage during the cultivation of plants. Providing them with the optimal growth conditions at a young age can have a major impact on their future growth. With advances in LED lighting technology, indoor farming has become a viable option for plant raisers who want to better control and optimize their young plants propagation. This year-round production method ensures high germination rates, faster growth cycles and uniform, high quality plants that will be provided just-in-time to growers.

3 December 2024
10th edition

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Resulting in higher yields, earlier harvestability and lower disease pressure. By thinking about indoor farming for propagation there are a couple of options you can consider. In this presentation we will touch upon the benefits as well as points of attention of indoor propagation, underpinned with trial results, and dive into the options for the best growing methods from seed to harvest.

Presented by Stefan van de Voort, Plant Specialist indoor Farming at Philips Horticulture LED Solutions.

About Stefan van de Voort
He is an experienced Solutions Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the Vertical Farming and horticulture business. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Sales, Management and Presentations. Strong sales professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Horticulture and Horticultural Business management from HAS University of Applied Sciences. Strong drive towards optimization and simplification of processes.

About Philips Horticulture LED Solutions
Natural light often falls short on giving crops what they need to grow and flourish. With Philips professional LED grow lights you can control many aspects of crop growth to get better business results. Whether you produce vegetables, fruits or flowers – in a greenhouse, vertical farm or other indoor facility – we offer a choice of the best LED grow lights for your specific crop. Our tried and tested horticulture LED grow lights can help you increase yields, quality and consistency of your crop.

The farming method of the future is here. Bringing innovative and sustainable LED lighting solutions to the horticulture world.

For more information go to the website.

Stefan van de Voort will speak at the 2023 edition of the Agrifood Innovation Event in the Smart Farming – Vertical Farming session.