During May 23-25 2024, Liying Wang, Jianshuo Shi, and Zhou Jia from Hebei Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Science, Shijiazhuang, China visited Almeria. The objectives were to discuss automatic fertigation and irrigation of vegetable crops, and the development of Decision Support Systems (DSS) to assist with fertigation management. The visit organised by the University of Almeria (UAL) involved discussions with UAL staff, and visits to the Research Station of the Cajamar Foundation (“Las Palmerillas” and to the Research Station of the UAL.

The visitors saw various examples of advanced fertigation systems, of tools to assist with fertigation management, and of the digitisation of greenhouses.