HortConnections 2017 a Knox™ Out!
17.05.2017 | : Rijk Zwaan Australia

A cooperation between AUSVEG and the PMA A-NZ, HortConnections 2017 has set a new benchmark in Australian horticultural events, with excellent speakers and sessions providing vital industry insights and leading opinions from experts in a range of fields.    With a record breaking number of delegates from a broad spectrum of the horticultural industry, and all levels of the fresh produce value chain, HortConnections provided a vital opportunity to showcase how Knox™ lettuce varieties can be of benefit to all levels of the chain; from t... » .

Australia farewells cucumber pioneer
14.05.2017 | : Rijk Zwaan Australia

On Sunday 7 of May William Elazzi of Glenorie, NSW passed away at home. William was one of the first growers of Lebanese cucumbers in Australia and can be called the father of the Lebanese cucumber industry.    William was a man of many "firsts"; the first to switch to hydroponics; the first to grow beef tomatoes and when he reduced his growing activities in Glenorie; the first to set up hydroponic lettuce production in Lebanon allowing him to enjoy two summers per year.    William was not just an innovator but someone who will be re... » .

Innovation is Key to Gippsland Trials
05.05.2017 | : Rijk Zwaan Australia

With innovation at the heart of the event, Rijk Zwaan was proud to receive the Boomaroo Nurseries award for innovation and productivity. A great deal of work goes into a successful trial experience, and our Partner RZ app is just one facet, developed to make a visit to our trial even more productive.    Rijk Zwaan’s international spinach specialist Wim in’t Groen was present as part of Rijk Zwaan’s commitment to continual improvement of the spinach program and to help support Rijk Zwaan Australia’s local sales team at the event. Wim w... » .


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