FAO Specialists visited the International Field Days Ukraine exhibition

Posted on: 22 June 2018

FAO project officers attended The International Field Days Ukraine. The tradeshow of plant growing with demo sites and live demonstration of agricultural machinery held this year in Doslidnytske village. There were presented 100 agro-resource companies, about 400 varieties and hybrids of the main field crops, 300 agricultural machinery and assemblies, and 10 DLG test sprayers, as well as various workshops, training, and live presentations available all around.

 

The event was held under thematic subdivisions:

  • Plant selection
  • Plant nutrition
  • Plant protection
  • Plant cultivation technologies
  • Machinery
  • Livestock sector
  • Environment aspect of agriculture
  • Management and advisory
  • Scientific Research Institutions

 

Altogether, 128 companies from Ukraine, Germany, Austria, France, the Netherlands, Poland, and the USA took part in the Field Days. There were 32 Ukrainian agricultural machinery manufacturers among the exhibitors.

 

Besides, highlights of the Field Days was a comparison of the quality of leading manufacturer’s sprayers, soil cultivation and harvesting machinery in action, presentation of underground irrigation systems, numerous seminars and conferences carried out by a multitude of seed, agrochemical and technical companies operating in the territory of Ukraine, impressive harvester demonstrations.