The world is changing in a fast way. As growers we need to be part in saving the planet.
Innovation is an essential. Biota Nutri is working on new products with scientists and technical experts. We will present an example.
What drives you?
I am very motivated to support growers to stimulate the transition to organic farming.
My previously experience as a grower formerly helps to concentrate on the most important issues.
Why should the delegate attend your presentation?
It helps the delegate to find new Vertical Farming ideas.
What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
On the short run: our innovation the Biota calculator. The calculator can be used worldwide and for all kinds of fertilizers.It helps growers to change form mineral fertilizers to organic fertilizers.
On the long run: adapt regulations on biological farming towards more entrepreneurship on sustainability.
What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
The Biota Calculator makes it easy to contribute to sustainability and minimize Nitrogen.
What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
Common sense with an eye on the near future and fear for changes in the business.
The transition to sustainable farming is a mix of science, practical knowledge and simplicity.
Peter Klein is a speaker at the 2021 edition of the Vertical Farming Conference.
Origin of Biota Nutri
In 2017, entrepreneur and fertilizer specialist Peter Klein started developing 100% organic fertilizers from agriculture and horticulture residual flows. This not only greatly reduces CO2 emissions, but also promotes soil health, while yields can be equal to those produced with mineral fertilizers. Biota Nutri wants to stimulate sustainable cultivation of vegetables and other crops with the production of these fertilizers. The company have been supplying their products to the largest organic lettuce producer in the United States.
Biota Nutri is a scale up company. We have 18 employees. We develop and produce organic fertilizers and distribute them world wide.
Biota Nutri has her on laboratory as well as scientists and technical managers specialized in the market of growers.