Akkie's Tuin

Akkie's Tuin

It looks like we are not going to have any winter this season in Europe. On the contrary. It is very wet and humidity is very high.This has its reflection on compost and casing.If raw materials for compost are stored outside or under just a roof, they are evaporating less…
At the end of a year or at the start of a new one it is always a good thing to look back and forward. Look at it as an evaluation and re-focussing of targets. It is also a good time to give yourself and your team a feedback.Looking back…
Generally picking is considered by many as a low education job. But on the other hand, we rely on our picking force to deliver a good quality mushroom, meeting the customer demands. No bruised mushrooms, no nail or knife damage, right stem length, straight cut stem, no weak mushrooms in…
Lately I am getting a lot of phone calls again about cobweb disease. The growers see the first signs appearing at the end of the first flush and by the time the second flush is starting, the problem practically gets out of control. To beat the problem it is necessary…
If you look at this in a glance one might say: the filling has not that much to do with picking. But it is more relevant than many people think. Before the start of picking a first flush, the picking manager makes a plan. When is the room starting? Do…

K.I.S.S.

Apr 21, 2021
A good start for a blog just around Spring time. But the meaning is different. It just means: Keep It Super Simple. On many farms I assist in the picking instruction and the complaint most often heard is that the pickers do not listen. This is not entirely true. They…
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