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Bejo prepares to welcome supply chain to open days

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Bejo has said that it looks forward to welcoming growers and supply chain partners from around the world to its annual Open Days at Warmenhuizen in the Netherlands from 24 to 28 September.

As well as showcasing a number of promising new varieties of many crops, some of which will be show for the first time, in the demonstration fields and in the product tent, in its innovative fruit crop tunnel, Bejo will present an assortment of material, including tomatoes, peppers and gherkins. There will also be the chance to learn more about how Bejo invests in bees; both to safeguard the natural pollination by healthy bee colonies, and in the context of social interest. Bejo’s beekeepers will be happy to tell you more about the activities in bee breeding and bee health.

On Tuesday 24th and Thursday 26th September, the company will be holding a symposium entitled ‘Exploring Seed, from seed to seedling’: an inspiring and informative programme about innovative technologies that are important for the first growth stage of a crop. Participation in the symposium is by invitation, although a report will appear in The Vegetable Farmer.

During a Seed Quality tour of Bejo’s facilities, attendees will have the chance to see the importance and speed of development in seed technology, for example how Bejo has invested in non-chemical seed treatment, such as warm water treatment and steam vacuum treatment, for a number of years.

Picture caption: There will be plenty to see at this year’s Bejo Open Days

Photo source: Bejo

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