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Edward Lewandowsky

Edward Lewandowsky published his book about pleurotus growing (in Spanish)

Edward Lewandowsky, the grower at one of the largest mushroom farms in Spain, has been working in the cultivated mushroom sector for more than 20 years, sharing his experience. This book is intended for growers, cultivation specialists and all lovers...

Webinar on 29th of May – How to choose and use NETS

On Wednesday, May 29th, UMDIS Mushroom Agency invites one of the very famous Dutch growers, Jeroen Van Lier, to talk about nets for mushroom farms and compost yards. Nets are a very important part of a farm and compost yard's...

On the Irish mushroom farm

Our grower is now consulting an Irish farm Kerrigans Mushrooms in Co Meath. UMDIS Mushroom Agency consults on mushroom growing and mushroom picking - and organises courses for mushroom farms in Poland, Spain, Ireland, Bulgaria, Romaina, Kazachstan, Australia - as well...

Three reasons why entrepreneurs want to grow oyster mushrooms

Why do you want to grow oyster mushrooms? There are a few common motives why entrepreneurs most often think about growing oyster mushrooms. In this article, I will look at these reasons and give recommendations on how to proceed. ...

Mushroom sector in Pakistan

Mushrooms are not a very famous food in Pakistan. But population growth and the penetration of international cuisine make mushrooms a product worth considering. Our friend from Pakistan Irfan Hameed told us what the mushroom industry in Pakistan looks...

We spent a day at Agro-Projects` production site – and that is what we found out

- Will Szymon from the production department come? – asks Daniel Dajewski, CEO of Agro-Projects Group, while we sit in the conference room all together. UMDIS Mushroom Agency has come to visit the company, which is now one of the...

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59 photos from Chinese Mushroom Days by SuperChamp, mushroom supplements

SuperChamp has a large profile of supplements for mushrooms to have better yield, whiter, stronger mushrooms. Ask Rowi about by mail and phone +31 646 747 780

For browns it should be CNC compost, – Ema Champignon, German mushroom farm

Ema Champignon Giebels GmbH & Co is the mushroom farm in Germany, doing just brown champignon mushrooms and filling 5 rooms each week. It is situated not far from the Dutch border. The farm belongs to RPZ Rheinische Pilz-Zentrale GmbH – large German family owned comany, suppling mushrooms worldwide. Ema employs 40 people and has a Dutch grower Wim Janssen who showed UMDIS around the farm. We visited this farm in November 2023.

Visit Dutch Mushroom Projects at a new address

From Monday May 6 onwards our new address is Groethofstraat 24, 5916 PB in Venlo. Our phone number remains the same. We look forward seeying you in Venlo!

Incorporating Mushrooms into Pre-cooked Sectors: A Review

For the mushroom industry, the Food and Drink Expo – such as the one held from 29th April to 1st May 2024 in Birmingham, United Kingdom – represents an opportunity to engage with a multitude of producers offering ready-made and pre-cooked products, as well as fresh mixtures, to gain insights into their perspectives on mushrooms. Additionally, it serves as a platform to observe the latest food trends and developments.

Pieter J.C. Vedder passes away at the age of 95

Death of the renowned trainer and scientist in the field of commercial mushroom cultivationwas announced by Marietta Van den Munkhof-Vedder, wife of Pieter J.C. Vedder. TThe UMDIS team expresses its condolences to Marietta Van den Munkhof-Vedder, Pieter J.C. Vedder's family and friends. We were very pleased to work with Pieter J.C. Vedder while working on the Russian translation of the book “Modern Mushroom Growing 2020. Harvesting” by Pieter J.C. Vedder and Marietta Van den Munkhof-Vedder. You can download this book here:

Production of mushroom compost on a small scale

Is it possible to design compost production facilities for small volumes of the compost? If you struggle to buy compost and you don't need big volumes of compost tu build a compost yard in "usual" way, are there any options?

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Super Champ visits Chinese Mushroom Days 2024

SuperChamp - Dutch producer of supplements for mushrooms - has been invited to visit mushroom farms and attend the Chinese Mushroom Days 2024 in Xiamen. SuperChamp was warmly welcomed and it was a pleasure to be there.

Video of AMGA – Future of Casing Report Symposium, 2024

The AMGA Future of Casing Symposium was held prior to the ISMS Congress and NAMC Conference in Nevada, Las Vegas, 25 February 2024. The symposium presented the findings of the 'Future of Casing - Review of Casing Materials and Availability for Mushroom Cultivation', and allowed for further information to be captured from key industry stakeholders from around the world. Watch below the video by AMGA - Australian Mushroom Growers Association

Video tour to the Baltic Champ mushroom farm and compost yard

Baltic Champ is the largest mushroom farm in the Baltic countries. To be precise - 4 mushroom farms. In total, these 4 mushroom farms have 35,000. m2 of own mushroom cultivation area. Baltic Champignons employs 550 people.

Mushrooms, ditch and fence – at Agraria

Come to our exhibition – but we will not let you in. Find us!  Reach us! Agraria - agricultural exhibition - is going now: 18-21st of April near Cluj-Napoca in Romania. That is a large event – 30 000 people visit it every year. This time – more than 250 exhibitors. The event is mostly outdoor – as well has some pavilions. The fair has more than 25 years` history.  Organiser – Inter Marketing.

Results of the European Mushroom Campaign: The Hidden Gem

GEPC Promo is sharing information that from November 2022 to December 2023, substrate producers from Poland collectively donated 333,000 Euro. at campaign goals.

Hopper and shelves in good condition for sale

The farm is selling equipment as it is closed. The equipment is in very good condition.

How mushroom business in China grows 2022-2024. Qihe Biotech prepared a report for UMDIS readers

On the eve of International Mushroom Days in China on April 20-25, the UMDIS agency is publishing an article about the Chinese market by one of our partners. UMDIS Mushroom Agency asked Qihe Biotech – the large Chineese substrate supplier – to tell us how mushroom business grew in China in the last year. Below is the article by Mr ZHANG Lujun

Why American mushroom producers want to renovate and build the farms with Dutch Mushroom Projects?

UMDIS Mushroom Agency during North American Mushroom Conference 2024 asked Ron Hegger from DMP – Why American mushroom farmers choose DMP so often when they need shelving, air handling units, computers, new farm building, as well as compost tunnels? And that is what we got to know.

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by P.J. C. Vedder and M. Van den Munckhof-Vedder