About a thousand people took part in the international Field Day "Potato Russia 2017", which was held in the Gorodetsky district of the Nizhny Novgorod region on August 4. The event took place on the territory of Aksentis LLC, which attracted many well-known companies from Russia, Germany, the USA, Holland and other countries.
All of them are somehow related to the process of potato cultivation: they are producers of agricultural machinery, seeds, plant protection products, irrigation systems and microclimate; firms involved in the construction of warehouses and storage facilities; navigation system providers; and many others. The guests of honor were the largest potato growers from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan.
“The topic that is being discussed here today is very serious. Potato production is central to the region's food program. For a Russian person, potatoes are the “second bread”, so our common goal is to increase the share of its production. Despite the fact that today more than 800 thousand tons of potatoes are produced in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, we must continue to work on the result, ”said Vladimir Barkhatov, First Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Resources of the Nizhny Novgorod Region.
Welcoming the participants, the head of the administration of the Gorodetsky district Vladimir Bespalov noted the scale of the event, its information and a high organizational level. “It is very pleasing that the Gorodetsky district again welcomes guests and holds an international level event on its territory. Field Day shows that due to the alloy of great agricultural labor, love of one's job, one can achieve very high results. Everyone who is here today has already achieved a lot and is ready to exchange experiences, share the intricacies of their work with each other, ”the head of administration emphasized. “As for the“ host of the holiday, ”the Aksentis enterprise plays a very large role in the life of the Gorodetsky district.”
In German and with a special European flavor, the head of the Grimme company, Yugi Feld, spoke about a single partnership of world agricultural producers. “There is a special atmosphere. There is no analogue of today's holiday anywhere else. Our company has organized more than 130 Field Days. To see professional colleagues, our best partners here is a great victory for us, ”he said.
Within the framework of Field Day, a lot of information platforms, exhibition and sales of commodity and seed potatoes of various varieties worked in the potato storage of LLC Akentis, mobile information and demonstration stands were presented, thematic workshops and demo shows were organized, tours of the production buildings of the “host enterprise” ".
The finale of the International Field Day was a demonstration of the work of agricultural machinery.
Based on: http://nnovgorod.bezformata.ru