Autumn, as you know, is the time to harvest and summarize the activities of all participants in the agro-industrial complex. "Golden Autumn" is the largest agricultural exhibition in the country, the scale of its holding, composition and number of participants make it the main business platform for agribusiness in our country.
"Golden Autumn" began its work on 6 October and finished on 16 October. The exhibition was attended by 2,5 thousand enterprises from 57 regions of Russia and 32 countries of the world. More than 90 thousand square meters were used for the exhibition area in five pavilions and open areas of the All-Russian Exhibition Center. The official opening took place on October 7, with the participation of the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Viktor Zubkov and the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Elena Skrynnik.
As part of the "Golden Autumn", an international specialized exhibition of agricultural machinery, equipment and related production means "AgroTech Russia - 2011" was held. 623 organizations participating in it presented novelties of agricultural machinery, technologies and technological equipment for the production, storage and processing of products, means and methods of nutrition and plant protection, necessary to improve the quality and reduce the cost of agricultural products, and, consequently, increase its competitiveness. In parallel, the international specialized exhibition “Energy Efficiency. Energy saving. Alternative Energy ”, on the subject of which technologies were presented that allow reducing energy consumption using by-products of agricultural production.
From October 13 to October 16, expositions “Equipment for livestock breeding. Veterinary Medicine Feed "," Livestock and breeding. "
Much attention was paid to business events. At the stands of the Ministry of Agriculture, work was carried out with agricultural producers on topics of interest to them, workshops were held on agricultural sectors, conferences on strategic issues such as “Problems селекции, seed production of agricultural crops in market conditions "," Agricultural insurance - confidence in the future "," State program for the development of agriculture and regulation of markets for agricultural products, raw materials and food for 2013-2020. " The issue of information support for the agro-industrial complex was not ignored either.
The central event of the business program was the agricultural forum “The Customs Union - the guarantor of the competitiveness of the agro-industrial complex”, where the mechanism of interregional and international integration of agricultural producers was discussed. Industry unions were active. Including the Congress of the Union of Potato Growers, which brought together the largest potato producers from various regions of Russia under its auspices. The information obtained as a result of the work of the congress made it possible to assess the situation in the industry, identify problems that hinder its development, and highlight them at the level of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
The participants of the exposition “Regions of Russia and Foreign Countries” clearly represented agricultural production and processing enterprises, industry sectors and promising agricultural investment projects in their regions. The number of expositions highlighted the enormous size and diversity of the economy of our country. The assortment and quality of the products offered served as the best advertising for both the regions and the enterprises participating from them.
At the stands of the participants, a lively dialogue took place between agricultural producers, processing enterprises and final consumers of products, ministries and agricultural departments of the regions. Scientific organizations did not stand aside, with new solutions for all sectors of the agro-industrial complex. Exhibitors in the proposed nominations for the subsequent awarding of winners with gold, silver and bronze medals.
The positive moment, in our opinion, was the large number of participants in the nomination "For the production of high-quality, biologically safe food products" and their rewarding with gold medals. The number of applicants in the nomination "For innovative developments in the field of agricultural science" increased, which can be considered a positive dynamics in the development of the agro-industrial complex.
In the trade and presentation zone of the regions of Russia, each visitor could purchase the products he liked.
Every year, consumer demands increase and requirements for the quality of goods increase, which cannot but concern participants in all sectors of the agro-industrial complex. In turn, they, trying to satisfy the needs of their customers, increase the scale of production, increase the competitiveness of products.
The number of participants and visitors is increasing annually Exhibitions "Golden Autumn", the format of its holding is changing. More and more new topics fall into the dialogue between the consumer and the manufacturer, producers and the state. Probably, it is precisely this dialogue that attracts to a greater extent all participants in the agricultural market.
In conclusion, I would like to congratulate our agricultural producers on the past professional holiday "Day of the Worker of Agriculture and Processing Industry", as well as Happy New Year! We wish you and your families good health, good mood, optimism, successful implementation of our products.