Conference "Organic crop production:best practices of 10 years" and Organic Field Day at the Agroecology, PE

Conference "Organic crop production: best practices of 10 years" and Organic Field Day at the Agroecology PE

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Organic Standard Certification Body, Agroecology PE and Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) invite you to the following organic events:

  • 21.06.2018 – Conference "Organic crop production:best practices of 10 years" in the Poltava State Agrarian Academy at the address: Poltava city, Skovorody str., 1/3;
  • 22.06.2018 – Organic Field Day at the Agroecology PE" at the address: Poltava region, Shyshatskyi district, Mykhailyky village.

21.06.2018 - Conference "Organic crop production: best practices of 10 years"with the involvement of leading specialists: agronomists, consultants, and other experts to discuss the following topical subjects:

  • agrotechnics and weed control;
  • nutrition and crop rotation;
  • seeds and crop protection.

Venue: Poltava State Agrarian Academy, Poltava city, Skovorody str., 1/3.

Download the programme of the Conference (in Ukrainian). (10.5 MB)

Experts who have already confirmed their participation are: Oleksii Kachkovskyi, Mykola Bykov, Oleksandr Mirnenko, Serhii Kozin, Leonid Fadieiev and others.

Furthermore, managers and owners of the leading farms, who have been successfully implementing organic production principles for more than 5 years, will share their experience on:

  • what did they start from;
  • whether external consultants and experts were engaged;
  • what machinery were used and what is the strategy to choose them;
  • which crops are grown and why;
  • what crop rotation was developed and how it was changing;
  • what results were achieved;
  • what would farmers do differently if they started from the beginning.

Among managers and owners of the leading farms who have already confirmed their participation are: Glib Lukianenko (Agroecology PE), Oleksandr Yushchenko (Galkes-Agro PE), Andrii Pylypchenko (Agro-industrial group "Arnika"), Viktor Shcherbachuk (Dedend Agro LLC, Ritter Bio Agro LLC), Roman Diazhuk (Danube Agrarian LLC), Oleksii Yazykov (Zhyva Nyva LLC).

Among the special guests of the conference - Harun Cicek, an expert on organic plant growing in the context of moisture shortages, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland).

During the Conference an exhibition will take place, where you can get acquainted with producers of modern plant protection products, imputs, fertilizers and machinary for organic production.

22.06.2018 - Organic Field Day at the Agroecology PE - a company with more than 30 years of experience in the organic farming. This event will be dedicated to the methods of maintaining the soil fertility balance. In frame of the Organic Field Day participants will be able to visit and compare crops of 12 winter wheat kinds and see how the company works with green manure crops, prepares compost and nourishes the soil.

Venue: Poltava region, Shyshatskyi district, Mykhailyky village.

In the program:

  • demonstration of advanced equipment and equipment for weeds control;
  • machinery for the main field cultivation;
  • Drone usage for a fitomonitoring.

After the field visits there is an optional tour to well-known producer of quality sunflower LLC "UKROLIYA" - UKROLIYA ORGANIC.

Download the programme of the Organic Field Day. (419.8 KB)

The expected participants of the Conference: certified organic operators who have an experience in organic agriculture and want to improve their knowledge and skills; producers who wish to start organic farm; service providers in organic crop production, input suppliers, machinery producers and others.

Registration fee until June 14:

  • Conference - 1 800 UAH (including VAT)
  • Organic Field Day – 1 800 UAH (including VAT)
  • Conference and Organic Field Day - 3 000 UAH (including VAT)

Registration fee after June 14 or on the day of the event:

  • Conference - 2 100 UAH
  • Organic Field Day - 2 100 UAH
  • Conference and Organic Field Day - 3 600 UAH

For Organic Standard clients, as well as for other certified organic operators there is 600 UAH discount, if the certificate is presented.

The registration fee includes participation in the event and snakes during breaks. Participants will be provided with handouts and simultaneous translation.

Sign up as a participant:https://goo.gl/forms/VWXHCzgNjzrpMVHb2

Sign up as an advertiser (exponent): https://goo.gl/forms/Re8UcULTJjPPDPt23

Registration lasts until June 19, 2018.Tickets are limited!

Organizers:

The event will take place with the financial support of the Swiss State Economic Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) within the Swiss-Ukrainian project "Organic Market Development in Ukraine", implemented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland).

For the the last updates of the event programmes, please follow the link:http://www.organicstandard.com.ua/ua/events

For additional information ragarding participation in the events, please contact Tetiana Bilyk by the tel .: 38067-827 13 51 or write: ts(at)organicstandard.com.ua