News How the Netherlands fuels a global Agricultural powerhouse 22 February 2018

Here's how Wageningen University in the Netherlands fuels an under-the-radar global agricultural powerhouse.

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How the Netherlands fuels a global Agricultural powerhouse

At first glance, the U.S. and the Netherlands seem as mismatched as ketchup topping on applesauce. The U.S. is vast in size; the Netherlands is tiny, with 1,300 inhabitants per square mile. The U.S. has huge swaths of farmland growing corn, soybeans, and wheat. The Netherlands? Not so much. Instead, it has huge greenhouses – some covering up to 175 acres – growing a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

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