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In the video, he talks about the initial phase, how he experienced this period and how he looks at the future. “The greatest challenge of high wire cultivation in cucumbers is still labor", says Huibers.
Graines Voltz, a leading French floral and vegetable seeds distributor signed an agreement with BASF to buy its HILD Samen business in Marbach, Germany. Currently, it is part of the vegetable seeds business of BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division.
This year, it’s twenty years since BASF Vegetable Seeds started breeding high-wire cucumbers. A key player in this development was cucumber grower Jack Crienen (53), from Baarlo, who discovered an abnormal plant in his greenhouse.