Entries by Reshmie

Analysis of Chlorpropham in fresh produce and swab samples

It is important for growers to analyze potatoes for Chlorpropham. In the course of this year, the European Commission will announce a temporary MRL for Chlorpropham in potatoes. Until the moment of publication of the new MRL, the existing MRL (10 mg / kg) remains in force. Since this year it is not allowed to […]

Groen Agro Control Biofach

From 12 to 15 February 2020, Groen Agro Control will be at the BioFach in Neurenberg. This fair is the largest fair in the field of organic food in Europe. During this we inform visitors about our analyzes for organic products. Groen Agro Control has a wide range of analyses that are relevant to the […]

Groen Agro Control at the Fruit Logistica

From 5 to 7 February you can visit us at the Fruit Logistica in Berlin. During this exhibition, product manager Michel Witmer will inform visitors about the services that Groen Agro Control has to offer. Laboratory manager Hassan el Khallabi is also present for substantive questions about measuring residues of plant protection products in fruit […]

Expansion of our Laboratory in Delfgauw

On the 9th of December the construction of our new laboratory and office building has started. Our new main building will connect our 2 existing Laboratories in Delfgauw. In the new building there will be enough space for expansion of the existing Laboratories, meeting rooms, and a presentation room for courses and symposia.

Preventing bacteria and viruses in a greenhouse with a good hygiene protocol

Good hygiene in horticulture is essential to keep bacteria, fungi and viruses out. For some viruses, such as the tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV), hygiene is currently the only cure to prevent this. To ensure that the greenhouses comply with good hygiene, it is for example good to check whether the disinfection measures have […]

MRL changes

On 29 October the EU published Regulation 2019/1791 announcing changes to the MRLs. Regulation 2019/1791 describes MRL adjustments of 1-decanol, 2,4-D, ABE-IT 56, cyprodinil, dimethenamid, fatty alcohols, florpyrauxifen-benzyl, fludioxonil, fluopyram, mepiquat, pendimethalin, picolinafen, pyraflufen-ethyl, pyridaben, S -abscisinic acid and trifloxystrobin in or on certain products. These changes are valid from November 18, 2019. The changes […]

Groen Agro control visits the Fruit Attraction in Madrid

Groen Agro Control will visit the Fruit Attraction fair on 22 October in Madrid. Product manager Michel Witmer will be there to inform visitors about residue- and microbiological analyses in fruit and vegetables. You can make an appointment with him in advance via m.witmer@agrocontrol.nl or by calling 015 – 257 25 11.