Organic Field Day Skvyra 2016 - Soya, Wheat and New Equipment

Organic Field Day, Skvyra town

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On June 22, 2016Organic Field Day took place on the basis ofSkvyra research station of organic production of the Institute of Agroecology and Environmental Management of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS), 1, Selektsiyna street, Skvyra city, Kyiv region, Skvyra .

The demonstration of growing different varieties and hybrids of agricultural crops (soy, winter wheat, maize, vegetables, buckwheat, green manure, etc.) in organic production was provided at the event. The participants were able to learn about the efficiency of the using microbiological preparations from different manufacturers permitted in organic production and modern machinery intended for using in organic production, tined harrow Striegel (Germany) which working process will be demonstrated on different agricultural crops and at different stages of plant growth (soy, maize, vegetables, etc.) and pneumatic seeder PNEUMATICBOX Einböck GmbH & CoKG (Austria) which is used for sowing green manure and small-sized crops.

Over 200 people participated at the Organic Field Day, among them: representatives from the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Kyiv Regional State Administration, Bila Tserkva and Skvyra District State Administrations.

Among the exhibitors were the following: input producers, associations, domestic cultivation technic providers.

At the event also participated such potential buyers of organic wheat as Eickernmühle GmbH and Skvyrsky Bakery Products Combine, LLC

Organizers: the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland) and Skvirska scientific station of  organic production (SSS) of the Institute of Agroecology and Environmental Management  of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

Financial support: Swiss Confederation.

Download the program of the event (in Ukrainian)