Programme

Day OneDay Two
DAY ONE

Friday

7

October

2022

the Chicoree Museum De Krop, Dorpsstraat 9b, 1910 Kampenhout Belgium

9:15

Doors open

10:00-10:10

Welcome by Rita Demaré

10:10 – 10:45

Economic reporting by Luc Vanoirbeek

10:45 – 12:15

Panel discussion with representatives of producers, OP, retail and research centers.

Topics: sales, energy crisis, employment evolution, consumption, research and more.

Participants: Jo Lambrecht (BelOrta), Mia Demeulemeester (Inagro), Koos Groot (Tolpoort Vegetables), Tim De Clercq (Praktijkpunt Landbouw) & Marnick De Visschere (grower REO veiling)

12:15 – 12:45

Consumption, sales and marketing trends for Chicory in the EU by Luc Van Bellegem, VLAM

12:45 – 13:30

Lunch by BelOrta Greenhouse Foodtruck

13:30 – 14:20

Topics presented by the research centers

  • Altchem sustainable alternatives for chemical soil disinfestation by Kathelijne Ferket, Praktijpunt
  • Phytophthora by Emma Vandenbogaerde, Inagro
  • Weed control 2.0 by Jan Vanwijnsberghe Inagro
  • Discolorations & quality by Isabel De Jaegere, KU Leuven
  • Ethylene usage and red discoloration by Bert Verlinden, VCBT

14:20 – 14:50

International points of view :

  • Herman Claeys, Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety & Environment (Belgium)
  • Fabian Etter, Swiss & Diva (Switzerland)
  • Wilco van den Berg, GroentenFruit Huis (Netherlands)

15:10 – 15:30

Challenges and threats for the organic chicory production by Lieven Delanote

15:30 -16:30

Precision farming and robotization by ILVO & DD Automation by Jordy Windels & Dominiek Deboosere

16:30 – 17:00

Care4 growing, the new registration app for growers developed by LAVA by Steven Boen

17:00 -17:10

Conclusions of the day

17:15

Network Reception

19:00

Walking dinner, network event and official handing over of the flag

DAY  TWO

Saturday

8

October

2022

9:00

Departure to growers by bus at Chicoree Museum:

  • 12:30

Arrival at Praktijkpunt Landbouw Herent  : 

    • Sponsor fair
    • Inagro
    • Variety trial
    • Current research items Landbouwpunt Herent

Registration are now open. 

Don’t miss the occasion to meet your suppliers and colleagues.

Hazera
Witloof Biennale 2022
Witloof Biennale 2022
Witloof Biennale 2022
Witloof Biennale 2022
Witloof Biennale 2022
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