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Again three Micothon Narva spraying machines for Russian customer

Another three Narva Spraying machines are being assembled in our factory in the Netherlands. One of our bigger Russian customers will get their 15th, 16th and 17th Narva battery driven spraying machine this month. The machines are being assembled at our factory in Mijdrecht.  After being tested at our own testfacility the machines will be [...]

Micothon supplies a special FloraUVC robot for Wageningen UR research on mildew control.

Mildew control in roses is a part of the research at Wageningen University & Research (WUR). For this 'Perfect Rose' project, Senior researcher Kirsten Leiss of the Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture has invited Micothon to deliver a special FloraUVC robot for this mildew research. The aim of the research is to establish scientifically how great the effect [...]

Have a safe journey Narvas!

Always great to see a truck being loaded at our factory with new machines at the start of their lives somewhere around the globe. Today we had tropical heat during loading of the 6 Narvas which made this photo extra special for our team, waving them goodbye. Narvas, have a [...]

IRIS! Scout robot officially presented to jury GreenTech Award

The IRIS! Scout robot is officially presented to the jury of the GreenTech Innovation Award 2018. The Concept Award will be presented during the GreenTech 2018, which takes place on 12,13 and 14 June at the RAI in Amsterdam. In order to develop the IRIS! Scout robot, a special international partnership was concluded in 2017 [...]

Spraying robot back at base since 2003

One of the early Micothon rose spraying robots from 2003 is back at base. Our technicians have taken the owner's machine under their care to be returned after modification. The machine will be used as a spray robot in the cultivation of the silk plant Asclepias (Beatrix). The robot will be equipped with wide booms [...]

Brainstorm session at Wageningen UR on sustainable crop protection

In the March 2018 issue of 'Onder Glas', the Dutch trade magazine for greenhouse horticulture, Henk Oosterom from Hoogeveen Plants in Hazerswoude was interviewed. Subject was the insect suction system that was developed by greenhouse machine builder Micothon for his helleborus nursery to suck up sciara. That article was also read by Prof. dr. Kirsten [...]

Greenhouse Crop Protection with Smart Spray Technology

Greenhouse Crop Protection is vital at Rose nurseries Porta Nova and SK Roses in the Netherlands. Micothon is the inventor of air-assisted spraying in greenhouses, a technique that results in better penetration and coverage and therefore in better greenhouse crop protection. Together with Porta Nova and SK Roses, Micothon developed Smart Spray Technology. Customers Aad [...]

Micothon Russia signs another contract with “Ovoschevod” (trade mark Botanika)

Micothon has signed a contract with “Ovoschevod” (trade mark Botanika) for the delivery of another 6 sprayers model Narva. “Ovoschevod” is a leader in the production of cucumber in Volgograd region.  3 Micothon sprayers have already been successfully used in the enterprise since autumn, 2016. The machines are ready to be tested and shipped end of [...]

Porta Nova chooses for 2 Micothon sprayers!

Rose Nursery Porta Nova in Waddinxveen Netherlands considers responsible cropprotection of the utmost importance. “We choose only the best” , say the directors Leon Ducker and Aad van Luijck. So they decided to hire DLV plant to perform an independent research on the best spray technology for their greenhouses. Based on the results of this [...]