From October 9 to October 12, 2019 in Moscow, on the territory of VDNH, the 21st Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn was held, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexey Gordeev, Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Qu Dunyuy and Minister of Agriculture of Russia Dmitry Patrushev.
By tradition, Dmitry Medvedev presented state awards and awarded honorary titles to the best workers in the industry, opening the exhibition on the eve of the Worker's Day of the agricultural and processing industry.
After the official opening ceremony of the “Golden Autumn - 2019”, the delegation members familiarized themselves with the exposition of the exhibition, which focused on the best regional brands made from their own environmentally friendly raw materials. Representatives of the regions also told the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation about the most successful ongoing projects in the agricultural sector.
The total area of the exhibition "Golden Autumn - 2019" was about 30 thousand square meters and covered all areas of agriculture. The largest part of the exhibition is the section “Regions of Russia. Foreign Countries ”- was located in Hall A of Pavilion No. 75. Agricultural machinery and equipment for the agro-industrial complex were presented in halls B, C and in the open area in the Northern park of VDNKh. Also in Hall B, modern means of production for crop production, equipment for animal husbandry and developments in the field of veterinary medicine were collected. In turn, achievements in the field of animal husbandry and breeding were presented in a mobile pavilion on Oktyabrskaya Square.
In total, 50 regions of Russia and representatives of 17 foreign countries took part in the exhibition. In total, more than 1500 exhibitors demonstrated their successes at Golden Autumn. The work of Russia's largest agricultural achievements show was covered by over 1000 representatives of Russian and foreign media.
Over the four days the exhibition was visited by more than 140 thousand people.
The main sections of the exposition
“Regions of Russia. Foreign countries"
This is one of the key sections of the exhibition, in which 48 subjects of the Russian Federation on a total area of more than 5 thousand square meters. m. presented large-scale investment projects being implemented in the regions, and also demonstrated the best samples of their products. The largest expositions this year were presented by the Stavropol Territory, Yaroslavl Region and the Republic of Tatarstan.
Enterprises from Austria, Belarus, Great Britain, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, China, the Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Japan took part in different sections of the exhibition. The partner country of Golden Autumn this year was Serbia. The exposition of the republic aroused great interest among visitors: as part of the exhibition, Serbian farmers, among other things, introduced the guests of the "Golden Autumn" with their national food.
"Livestock and breeding"
The section "Livestock and breeding" presented the results of many years of selection and breeding work. In its exposition, which occupied an area of 4 thousand square meters, about 150 companies demonstrated their achievements. In particular, the participating enterprises showed the best breeds of cattle: 11 - dairy (from 14 regions), 8 - meat (from 7 regions). The most productive breeds of sheep and goats were brought to the exhibition by agricultural enterprises from 8 regions.
In the horse breeding part of the exposition, 9 breeds from 10 regions of Russia were presented. In particular, for the first time, horse breeders from the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) brought their horses to the "Golden Autumn".
Also in the section "Livestock and breeding" were shown such areas as poultry, animal husbandry and fish farming.
"Agricultural machinery and equipment for the agricultural sector"
This year, more than 90 enterprises and organizations from Russia and five foreign countries brought agricultural machinery and related products. A total of more than 2 thousand square meters were allocated for the exposition.
Also in the section "Equipment for livestock. Veterinary Medicine Stern" 64 Russian suppliers and manufacturers, as well as their colleagues from Austria, Belarus and Germany, demonstrated their products.
41 more companies presented their achievements in the section “Means of production for crop production. Seed Production: the latest fertilizers, plant protection products and other products needed to equip Russian agricultural enterprises and introduce modern technologies for the production, storage and primary processing of crop products.
All four days of the 21st Russian Golden Autumn agricultural exhibition, it was accompanied by a rich business program. In total, more than 75 events were held in the conference rooms of the 50th pavilion of VDNH in parallel with the exposition. The general partner of the business program was Sberbank.
The thematic palette of the business program covered all the most pressing issues related to the current state and further development of different areas of the agricultural sector. The format of the meetings was also very diverse: from open discussions to applied events. The participants and guests of Golden Autumn 2019 were able to attend meetings and conferences, round tables and panel discussions, business sessions and seminars.
The key events of the Golden Autumn business program were initiated by its organizer - the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. In addition, discussions and seminars organized by the partners of the exhibition - the general partner of the business program Sberbank, the general sponsor - the PhosAgro company, the official sponsors - the Uralchem company and the Rosselkhozbank caused a great response from the industry representatives.
In addition, a presentation platform was constantly working in Hall A of the 75th Pavilion during the days of the exhibition. Representatives of 26 regional companies and 15 Skolkovo residents spoke about the results of their activities. The business event area was sponsored by Acron.
Tasting and competition commissions traditionally worked at the Golden Autumn 2019 agricultural exhibition - experts evaluated the performance of industry representatives in many categories. The results of 13 industry competitions were summed up. In particular, the most striking achievements were noted in the field of the production of high-quality food products, the development of livestock breeding and livestock production, the manufacture of high-quality feeds and additives, medicines and veterinary preparations, the cultivation of crop products, the development of highly efficient agricultural machinery and many others.
In addition, medals and diplomas of the exhibition were awarded to the winners in the nominations “For effective information and consulting support for the agro-industrial complex”, “For achieving high results in the sustainable development of rural territories”, “The best peasant (farmer's) economy”, “The best agricultural consumer cooperative” and etc.
Organiser of the exhibition: Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
General Sponsor of the exhibition: PhosAgro Group
General Partner of the business program: PJSC Sberbank
Official sponsors of the exhibition: JSC UCC Uralchem
LLC Shopping Mall Miratorg
JSC "Agricultural Bank"