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AGRA

International Agricultural Exhibition
BioAgra - Trade Exhibition of Organic Farming

From: March 05, 2013

To: March 09, 2013

     

      Business Events Programme

 

 

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

 

 


10.30

Press conference on the occasion of the official opening of the International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA 2013

Venue: Press Club Hall, Congress Centre
Organizer: International Fair Plovdiv

11.30

Official opening of the International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA 2013

Venue: Pavilion 6


13.00 – 13.45

Round table: “Development of small farms- problems and perspectives”
Venue: Pressclub, Congress Centre

Speaker: Dora Nenova, Head of “State funding and regulations” directorate at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Organizer: Ministry of Agriculture and Food


13.45 – 14.30

Round table: "Direct income support for farmers and its effect "

Venue: Pressclub, Congress Centre

Speaker:  Snezhana Blagoeva, Head of "Direct payments and market support" directorate at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Organizer: International Fair Plovdiv

15.00
Conference – Presentation of the French beef breeds Limousin, Salers, Aubrac and Charolais
Venue: Press Club Hall, Congress Centre
Organizer: Bulgarian-French Agricultural Association

19.30
Exhibitor's Evening on the occasion of the official opening of the International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA 2013 (invitations requested)
Venue:
Sankt Peterburg Park Hotel
Organizer: International Fair Plovdiv

 

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

 

9.00- 17.00

Business meetings of holland companies with potential business partners

Venue: hall in Pavillion 3

Organizer:  The embassy of Nitherland

 

09.00 – 12.00
Presentation
- “ Safe use of plant protection products

Venue: Hebros Hall, Congress Centre
Organizer:  Bulgarian Crop Protection Industry Association

 

09.30 – 13.30
Round table:
“Development of small farms- problems and perspectives”
Venue:
Press Club Hall, Congress Centre
Organizer:
Land Source of Income Foundation

 

11.00-15.00

Press Conference

Venue: Bulgaria Hall, Congress Centre

Organizer: Titan Machinery



16.30 – 18.30
Round table: “Alternative cereal crops suitable for conventional and organic farming”

Leading Institute: Field Crop Institute, Chirpan

Programme:
 16:30 – 16:45
“ Alternative cereal crops – distribution, use and markets”, Speaker: Ass.Prof. Dr. Violeta Bozhanova, Field Crop Institute, Chirpan

16:45 – 17:00  “ Durum wheat – conditions for cultivation in Bulgaria- varieties, techniques, markets”, Speaker: Ass.Prof. Dechko Dechev - Field Crop Institute, Chirpan
 17:00 – 17:15 “Triticale - conditions for cultivation in Bulgaria-sort structure, techniques and markets”, Speaker: Ass.Prof. Valentin Baychev, Dobrudzha Agricultural Institute, General Toshevo
17:15 – 17:30  “Alternative cereal crops – rye, kamut, triticale of the Institute of Plant Genetic Resources”  – Sadovo, Speaker: Prof. Siyka Stoyanova, DSc, Institute of Plant  genetic Resources, Sadovo
 17:30 – 17:45 “ Spelt – practical experience in the cultivation and differences” , Speaker: Petko Atanasov, Chairman of the Spelt Producers, Processors and
Venue: Hall 2, Pavilion 6

Organizer: Agricultural Academy

 

 

13.00 – 17.00

General Meeting
Venue: Hebros Hall, Congress Centre

Organizer: Bulgarian Organic Products Association

 

14.00 – 14.45

Round table: “State aids for the period 2009-2013”

Venue: Press Club Hall, Congress Centre

Organizer: Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Speaker: Dora Nenova, Head of “State funding and regulations” directorate at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food

 

14:45-15:30

Round table:,,Direct support for the incomes of agricultural producers”

Venue: Press Club Hall, Congress Centre

Organizer: Ministry of Agriculture and Food

Speaker: Snezhana Blagoeva, Head of ,, Direct payment and market support” directorate at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food

 

18.00-20.00

Presentation:

Venue: Press Club Hall

Organizer: Tupperware Bulgaria

 

 

 

16.30 – 19.00

Seminar:Sorghum cultivation techniques and development perspectives”
Venue:
Bulgaria Hall, Congress Centre
Organizer: Euralis Seeds

 

Thursday, 7 March 2013

 

10.00 – 13.00

Round table: The Common agricultural policy (CAP) reform – competitive challenges facing Bulgarian agriculture

Guest speakers from France

 

Participants:
- Members of the Plovdiv Agricultural Chamber
- Members of the Regional Association of Agronomists

- Members of the Union of Rice Growers in Bulgaria
- Research institutes
- Farm cooperatives and associations
- Farmers, leaseholders and agribusinessmen
- Representatives of Manucipalities and City Councils from Plovdiv region

-          Representatives of State Fund Agriculture

Venue: Press Club Hall, Congress Centre

Organizers: Plovdiv Chamber of Agriculture and International Fair Plovdiv

 

10.00 – 16.00
International conference – “Organic production – entrepreneurship and management”

10.00 – 10.15 – Opening

10.15 – 10.30 - EU, food quality and safety, consumer trust
10.30 – 10.45 – Regulations

10.45 – 11.00 – I-FOAM standard, certification

11.00 – 11.15 – Organic plant growing, Speaker:  V.Popov – AVALON FOUNDATION

11.15 – 11.30 – Organic livestock breeding, Speaker:  S.Apostolov – Bioselena

11.30 – 11.45 – Organic bee keeping, Speaker: D.Dimov –Organic Beekeeping Association

11.45 – 12.00 – Organic plant growing – successful entrepreneurial strategy

12.00 – 12.30 – University of Agribusiness and Rural Development  – Plovdiv (UARD)

12.30 – 13.30 – Lunch break

13.30 – 15.00

 Discussion and consulting

Venue: Bulgaria Hall, Congress Centre

Organizers: UARD and International Fair Plovdiv

 

11.00 – 12.00

Presentation: “Changes in the EU agricultural policy for the new programme period 2014-2020”

Venue: Hall 1, Pavilion 6

Organizer: ProCredit Bank AD

 

13.30 – 17.30

Seminar: “Perspectives facing the fruit-growing sector in Bulgaria”

Venue: Hall 1, Pavilion 6

Organizer: Bulgarian National Horticultural Union

 

13.00 – 15.00

General Meeting of the Union of Manufacturers of Agricultural Equipment.

Venue: Conference Hall, Pavilion 3
Organizer: Union of Manufacturers of Agricultural Equipment

 

 

14.00 - 16.00

Round table: “Land and soil protection – basis for sustainable agricultural development”

Leading institute: Institute of Soil Science, Agrotechnologies and Plant Protection “NIKOLA POUSHKAROV”

Programme:

14:00 – 14:15 “Climate changes, agricultural drought and irrigation necessity in Bulgaria”, Speaker: Prof.Zornica Popova, DSc, ISSAPP "N. POUSHKAROV",

14:15 – 14:30 Conditions and opportunities for development of the machine-tractor park in Bulgaria, Speaker: Prof.Dr.Miho Mihov, ISSAPP "N. POUSHKAROV",

14:30 – 14:45 Sampling for soil fertility assessment and tips for fertilizer application provided by farmers, participating in agri-environmental programs, Speaker: Ass.Prof.Dr. Veselin Kutev, ISSAPP "N. POUSHKAROV"

14:45 – 15:00 Land suitability for growing crops in Bulgaria according to agro-ecological zones, Speaker: Ass.Prof. Veneta Krasteva, ISSAPP "N. POUSHKAROV"

15:00 – 15:15 Plant protection products – a factor for the agricultural system productivity and sustainability, Speaker: Dr. Tsenko Bachev, Assistant Professor, ISSAPP "N. POUSHKAROV

Discussion

Farm cooperatives and associations

Farmers, leaseholders and agribusinessmen
Research institutes

Venue: Hall 2, Pavilion 6

Organizer: Agricultural Academy

 

14:30-17:30

Presentation ,,Microgranular fertilizers and plant protection

 

Venue: Pressclub

Organizer: Summit Agro

 

 

Friday, 8 March 2013

 

 

9.00 – 14.00

International conference: The Common agricultural policy (CAP) reform – competitive challenges facing Bulgarian agriculture

Guest speakers from France

 

Participants:
- Members of the Plovdiv Agricultural Chamber
- Members of the Regional Association of Agronomists

- Members of the Union of Rice Growers in Bulgaria
- Research institutes
- Farm cooperatives and associations
- Farmers, leaseholders and agribusinessmen
- Representatives of Manucipalities and City Councils from Plovdiv region

-          Representatives of State Fund Agriculture

Venue: Press Club Hall, Congress Centre

Organizers: Plovdiv Chamber of Agriculture and International Fair Plovdiv

 

 

Sunday, 9 March 2013



12.00
Prize Draw Based on Questionnaire Cards Submitted by Visitors
Venue: Pavilion 6
Organizer: International Fair Plovdiv

 

 

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