The opening of the largest in Russia agrotechnical exhibition “All-Russian Field Day - 2019” took place in the Leningrad Region. The Minister of Agriculture of Russian Federation Dmitry Patrushev and the Governor of the Leningrad Region Alexander Drozdenko took part in the solemn ceremony.
The event was also attended by the official delegation of the Republic of Tatarstan headed by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic - Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan Marat Akhmetov. The delegation included First Deputy Minister Nikolai Titov and specialists from the Ministry of Agriculture, General Director of RATSIN JSC Askhat Sharapov, Head of the Tatar Agricultural Research Institute Marcel Tagirov, Director of the FSBI "Tatmeliovodkhoz Management" Mars Khismatullin, General Director of JSC "Tatagrokhim" Nail Gubaydulin and others.
In addition, this year more than eight thousand agrarians take part in the “All-Russian Field Day”. Over 200 agricultural organizations from all over Russia demonstrate their products, achievements and developments. Sections of the exhibition cover a variety of industries and areas of domestic agriculture: “Crop. Plant protection products. Agrochemistry "," Agricultural machinery and equipment. Equipment for animal husbandry "," Scientific support. Control. Consulting MASS MEDIA".
In terms of the All-Russian Field Day, advanced cultivation technologies, the latest means of production, agricultural machinery and modern varieties of crops are presented. At the same time, some of them are shown to guests and participants in natural conditions, on specially prepared fields, which is a unique distinctive feature of the event. So, from more than 800 units of machinery and equipment presented in the exhibition, at special shows you can see more than 70 of them. Among other things, the exhibition presents the Kirovets K-7 tractor of a new generation, the production of which began at the Petersburg Tractor Plant in June of this year.
Among the exhibitors, Tatarstan enterprises also presented their exhibits. So, Kuzemetievsky RMZ presented samples of grain cleaning equipment and equipment for the preparation of animal feed. The Kazan plant of irrigation equipment and the company Kazanselmash prepared stands telling about sprayers and other equipment for plant care.
At the event site of various crops, 6 hectares were allocated, on which over 500 experimental plots were laid. Another three hectares show the results of experiments with pesticides and mineral nutrition on the example of spring barley crops.
The delegation of the republic got acquainted with the innovations of agricultural machinery, studied the experience of colleagues from the Leningrad region in growing various crops, and also held a number of business meetings.
The main event of the business program of the exhibition was the plenary session "Results of the sowing works and the course of harvesting in the Russian Federation in 2019". The leadership of the Ministry of Agriculture, market participants and industry experts discussed plans for this year’s harvest and outlined the priorities for the development of the Russian agricultural sector in the near future.