11 March 2014, Tuesday, 14:16

Ufa hosts Agricultural Exhibition exclusive in Bashkortostan

author: Galina Bakhshieva

On March 11, one of the largest in Russia and exclusive in Bashkortostan Agricultural Exhibition "AgroComplex" is opened in Ufa. It is held in the capital for the 24th time and this year it will be held at the new venue "VDNKh — Expo".

The exposition involves all seven platforms, where everything is divided in thematic sections. Total area of "Agrocomplex 2014" is more than 12 thousand square metres. Large agricultural machinery was displayed there, booths were located during the last weekend.

Traditionally organizers of "Agrocomplex" are the Ministry of Agriculture RB and the LLC "Bashkir Exhibition Company" with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia.

About 250 companies from 28 regions of Russia announced their participation in "Agrocomplex" -2014, as well as from Holland, Germany, China, Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.

Republican producers are represented in all sections of the agricultural exhibition.

The processing industry will be presented by 20 enterprises. Among them there are representatives of baking, confectionery, dairy- and meat-processing industries, as well as companies engaged in beekeeping and poultry. Total, they will offer visitors for tasting and possible purchase more than 30 new products.

A separate stand will feature members of the Republican program «Product of Bashkortostan». Currently this umbrella brand unites 82 producers.

It will be possible to see at the exhibition  advanced equipment for processing agricultural products, animal feeding, veterinary drugs, equipment for processing and storage of milk, fertilizers and seeds, as well as food, baking, packaging equipment and much more.

Its business program is expected to be very intense and diverse. It includes 25 conferences, workshops and round tables scheduled for four days of its work from March 11 to 14.

The main event of the business program will be the international scientific and practical conference "Innovative Development Perspectives of Agriculture", which will take place at Bashkir State Agrarian University.

On March 13, the winners of four competitions held under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture of Bashkortostan will be awarded. They represent the best products in several branches of agriculture: agricultural machinery, crop production, food, veterinary and animal husbandry.

Among the novelties of the exhibition is organization of a platform for sale of used agricultural machinery and an on-site office of the Ministry of Agriculture RB. In addition, a special area for counseling appeared on the first floor of "VDNKh- Expo".