How can tailor-made substrates help me grow?

Have you ever wondered about the differences between using standard growing media and tailored growing media? This video shows how substrates that do not fit the exact needs of your business and crop might affect performance.

International Women’s Day!

We would like to use International Women's Day, taking place on March 8th, to celebrate the achievements of our female customers!

Interview SA Mushrooms

Australian mushroom grower Nick Femia welcomed us on his mushroom farm. In this video, we take a look around while Nick explains more about his flourishing company and the way he has been working with casing soil by BVB Substrate for over twenty years.

What is Responsibly Produced Peat?

That's a question we get quite often. In honour of World Wetlands Day on February 2nd, we've teamed up with RPP to create a short animation video around this topic.

Reference story Country Mushrooms

Casing soil by BVB Substrates is used by many different growers all over the world. Let’s have a look at one of our long-time customers in South-Africa: Country Mushrooms.

How Trichoderma affects mushroom growers

Mushroom growers face many challenges to protect their crop. One of the main issues that causes large crop losses in Europe is the presence of Trichoderma.

Research: Disease-free mushroom cultivation

Good casing soil is at the foundation of successful mushroom cultivation. How can that contribute to disease-free and sustainable cultivation? The results of a four-year study conducted by Wageningen University and Research (WUR) will allow the sector to put a number of pieces in the right place in the jigsaw that looking for these answers is. However, the puzzle is far from complete.

Hygiene and mushroom casing soil

In mushroom growing hygiene is key. Mushrooms are susceptible to deseases and bad hygiene increases the risks of contamination. This article focusses on hygiene during different steps of the process and explains why proper sheltered storage of casing soil is important.