th13th International Agricultural Exhibition Machinery, inputs (Fertilizers, Pesticides, Seeds) and Irrigation

th13th International Agricultural Exhibition

 Machinery, inputs (Fertilizers, Pesticides, Seeds) and Irrigation

April 25-28, 2017

Shiraz, Iran

 

The 13th international agricultural exhibition was held on April 25 – 28, in Shiraz, Iran.

     Fortunately this exhibition as one of the most important tools to promote international trade was held successfully and all the expected goals were obtained.

     The total area, allocated to the exhibition, was 6307sqm indoor in 5 halls including Narges, Hafez, Bahar, Sarv and Mollasadra; and 1725sqm outdoor space in which the stalls were constructed. In the mentioned area we faced a 13 & 14 percent of growth regarding inputs and agriculture respectively but a 24 percent decrease in machinery in comparison to the previous year.

This exhibition represented the latest innovations and technologies in the fields of Irrigation, Machinery and inputs (fertilizers, pesticides, seeds).

250 domestic and foreign companies and also official representatives of foreign companies participated in this big exhibition, out of which 40 companies from some countries such as Germany, Greece, Oman, Poland, Belgium, Turkey, The Netherlands, China, Denmark, Italy and Russia, attended directly.

20000 visitors including farmers and agricultural experts from 21 provinces including Khuzestan, Isfahan, Tehran, Mashhad etc., 22 cities of Fars province such as Darab, Fasa, Sepidan, Kazeroun, etc., as well as some other countries like Iraq, Pakistan, Lateral States and Middle Asia visited the exhibition.

Another important aspect of the show included a two-day seminar on current and future trends in global and Iranian agriculture, including machinery trend, trends in Rapeseed Production, Water Management, Soil Salinity and Irrigation Efficiency, Wheat Production and Reducing Losses in Wheat Harvesting, Sustainable Crop Protection, Optimizing Plant Nutrients and Irrigation Strategies.

     The articles were presented by German and Iranian professors and experts. Simultaneous translation of English to Persian and vice versa was provided via head set to individual participants.

In addition to presenting scientific articles, Mr. Miblbeck, Mr. Riesbeck, Mr. Keshavarz and Mr. Ghasemi addressed the audiences. All of them wished the organizer and all exhibitors the best of success for the trade fair and hoped, of course, cooperation in holding trade fairs continue in near future.

     In holding this seminar, Shiraz chamber of commerce played an effective role. Also they provide possibilities for producers and exporters and progressive farmers to meet the agriculture policy makers.

     Mass media such as TV, radio and specialized agricultural magazines and journals were very active and broadcasted the news and the events of the exhibition.

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