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AGRITECHNICA ON TOUR: DIGITAL PREVIEW ON RELEVANT TOPICS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY

AGRITECHNICA is the meeting point and the leading international business platform for the entire agricultural and farming industry. In the lead up to We are bringing you an exclusive preview to what AGRITECHNICA has to offer through a series digital events called – AGRITECHNICA on Tour with custom curated content relevant for you. Explore the latest trends, technologies and innovations that will give you an insight into the future of farming, bring the latest know-how and expertise back to your farm. Taking place on the AGRITECHNICA digital platform -  you can enjoy the events and already begin networking with manufactures and learning about what they are showcasing at AGRITECHNICA.

16 to 17 November 2021

AGRITECHNICA ASIA/HORTI ASIA Regional Summit

18 November 2021

Innovative Green Technology For Plant Production

30 November 2021

GREEN EFFICIENCY – New Opportunities For British Farming

9 December 2021

DEMO DAY Romania – Sustainable Agriculture through Technology

12 January 2022

GREEN EFFICIENCY - Challenges And Threats In The Perspective Of The Next 5 Years For Polish Agriculture

19 January 2022

The challenges of agriculture in Italy - Maintaining adequate soil fertility through conservation techniques and precision farming

AGRITECHNICA ASIA/HORTI ASIA REGIONAL SUMMIT

16 to 17 November 2021

Smart production for sustainable food systems

Plant production is a vital part of many sustainable food systems. At the same time, food systems have to protect natural resources, contribute to improve the livelihood of stakeholders and to strengthen communities at all levels. In order to cover all these challenges at once and to ensure a sustainable food production by Thai farmers more innovative methods and smart solutions are needed. The AGRITECHNICA ASIA & HORTI ASIA Regional Summit offers the unique opportunity to both, getting insights of upcoming international trends in food production and improving local production systems considering the needs of farmers and markets.


INNOVATIVE GREEN TECHNOLOGY FOR PLANT PRODUCTION

18 November 2021, 2 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. (CET)

Showcasing the best of the best start-ups from AgTechInventum Start- Up Competition 

Be the first to learn about emerging new technical solutions! During the Pitch session, startups from post-Soviet countries will present their innovative solutions for agriculture. In 2020-21, about 80 applications were accepted for the AgTechInventum startup platform competition, 25 of the applicants presented their developments during the year at three pitch sessions, the most promising of them will be presented within the framework of AGRITECHNICA Digital.

If you are interested in one of the projects, you can offer its developers cooperation, conclude an agreement to launch pilot projects at your enterprise and be at the forefront of innovation.

This event will be interesting for agricultural producers, agricultural machinery manufacturers, as well as venture funds, financial, scientific and educational organizations.

Languages: Russian, English

Location: DLG Connect online platform

(the full functionality of DLG Connect is currently possible only on desktop computers and laptops, the mobile version for smartphones and tablets is still in development)

If you have not yet registered on the DLG Connect platform, please follow the registration link

Live stream is available here (opens after registration)

Moderators: 

  • Dr. Olga Hunger, DLG e.V.
  • Alexander Haus, VDMA Agricultural Machinery

Welcoming address

Pitch session for AgTech startups:

1. Agrarian University of North Ural - New differentiated method of soil treatment

2. ArcSeed - seed potato production in the Arctic zone

3. Saratov Agrarian University - VR-technology for ag machinery maintenance

4. NovBiotech – stimulation of vegetative plants by laser

5. Green Growth - real-time yield monitoring

6. CropFleet - robotic drone spreading system

Discussion “Startup Path: from idea to business”

Conclusions

The organizers of the AgTechInventum platform are the Association of Agricultural Machinery Dealers (ASKHOD) and VDMA Fachverband Landtechnik. DLG and AGRITECHNICA are partners of the platform.


GREEN EFFICIENCY – NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR BRITISH FARMING

30 November 2021, 4 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (GMT)

Working with our UK partners the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA) and Department for International Trade (DIT) and leading commentators and influencers from the industry, we will be holding a series of events for UK farmers and growers to attend, by invitation, that will develop this theme and offer a privileged preview to AGRITECHNICA 2022.

What to expect

Our first virtual event, Green Efficiency – New opportunities for British farming – will take place on Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 4 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (GMT) and will focus on the theme Achieving Net Zero in Agriculture. With the recent UN IPCC report setting out the scale of the problem that faces the world and issuing a ‘reality check’ for policymakers, and in the wake of the COP26 climate change summit being hosted by Britain in the autumn, this event could not be timelier and more relevant.

What will be covered:

  • What is the role of mechanisation in the future of sustainable land use?
  • Will machines and technology be bigger, smaller, smarter or autonomous?
  • How will they be powered – sustainably?
  • Will future machinery ownership be shared, owned outright or under a subscription model (where machinery becomes part of a service)?
  • How do we optimise agricultural engineering solutions when the rules around ‘efficiency’ are changing?
  • Who’s driving the Research and Innovation here and responding to what market and policy needs?

Our Speakers and Panelists

  • Tom Bradshaw, Vice President & Farmer NFU
  • Belinda Clark, Director at Agri-Tech E
  • Parmjit Chima, Head of Engineering Department – Harper Adams University
  • Adrian Winnett - Former President and Board member of the AEA

Industry Technology and Innovation Showcase

Leading British engineering companies and agricultural machinery manufactures showcase their innovative products and services. Hear how they plan to transform the British Farming landscape as they seek to provide creative solutions to the current market needs.

Tom Teagle

Teagle Machinery Ltd.

With a passion for Mechanical Engineering, Tom joined the family business which now manufactures and distributes agricultural machinery, primarily for the livestock sector, to over 35 countries around the globe each year. Keeping a keen focus on the future through organisational, design and service innovation Tom has established branches in France, Ireland and Germany, with full time members of the sales team also based in North Carolina and Moscow. This boots-on-the-ground experience offers invaluable insight to farming trends and best practise, enabling this agile business to respond rapidly to customer’s needs.

Robert Willey

Housham Sprayers

Robert Willey, Managing Director and Sole Owner of Househam Sprayers. Robert has owned Househam Sprayers for over 20 years, playing a key role in the development and innovation throughout the industry. Managing a team of 50, Robert leads the team to produce market-leading sprayers for customers globally.

 

Callum Chalmers

Business Development, FarmscanAG

With a passion for Agri-tech and the benefit technology can bring to farmers, Callum moved to the UK in 2016 to start Farmscan AG Ltd and expand our borders internationally. The company has grown with a core focus on technology, striving to be at the forefront of the Precision Agriculture industry. As a member of the Harper Adam’s University Hands Free Farm project, FarmscanAG are developing a completely autonomous farm in the UK and aiming to bring that technology directly into the hands of farmers.


DEMO DAY ROMANIA - SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

9 December 2021, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Romanian time)

Highlights from the DEMO Day event, with seven high tech harvesters from top manufacturers were in demonstration on the Baciu Farm in Romania. Top farmers were invited to attend this live demonstration, hear LIVE interviews from the top growers in the regions as well as other experts and equipment manufactures. In addition to a sneak preview to AGRITECHNICA 2022.

In partnership with:

  • Romanian Association of Manufacturers and Importers of Agricultural Machinery (APIMAR),
  • Ferma Baciu (Baciu Farm)

Supported by:

  • UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND VETERINARY MEDICINE CLUJ – NAPOCA USAMV),
  • AGRIM  (online platform),
  • League Of Romanian Agricultural Producers Associations (LAPAR)
  • Broadcaster: AGROTV

TÉLÉMÉTRIE - DES MACHINES QUI NOUS PARLENT

17 December 2021, 11 a.m.to 12.30 p.m.

AGRITECHNICA «on Tour digital» avec Matériel Agricole:

Sur la plateforme digitale DLG-Connect

De plus en plus de tracteurs et d’automoteurs agricoles sont équipés de boîtiers de télémétrie capables de faire remonter des données de fonctionnement ainsi des mesures sur leur environnement vers des serveurs informatiques.  Si ces données intéressent les constructeurs pour améliorer les machines et les services après-vente pour les réparer, comment peuvent également être valorisées par les utilisateurs? Sont-elles à même de concrétiser de nouvelles générations de machines agricoles plus fiables et davantage autonomes? Pour répondre à ces questions des experts représentant les constructeurs de tracteurs et de machines agricoles ainsi que des utilisateurs de machines agricoles se joignent à nous. Ils vous proposent leur éclairage.

  • Format: Zoom event; live streaming on digital platform AGRITECHNICA digital/DLG-Connect
  • Moderation: Bernard Serpantie, Matériel Agricole
  • Target group:
    • french (speaking) farmers (database Agritechnica and Matériel Agricole)
    • exhibitors Agritechnica
  • Event language: French
  • Technical support: Michael Heipel, contentivity

GREEN EFFICIENCY - CHALLENGES AND THREATS IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE NEXT 5 YEARS FOR POLISH AGRICULTURE

12 January 2022

Organized by DLG’s subsidiary in Poland -  DLG AgroFood, hear from the leading agricultural industry leaders in the region regarding the future of Polish Agriculture as they take the next steps towards Green Efficiency.

What can you expect: Interviews from each of ther panelists sharing their thoughts, experiences, expertise and know-how, aired live for the first time followed by a moderated discussion and a Q&A session from a live digital audience.

Topics of conversations:

Field hygiene as a component of the Green Efficiency at Agritechnica 2022

  • Technical possibilities of limiting the amount of weed seeds and self-seeding
  • Ultra shallow roll - tools and machines for ultra low tillage
  • Mechanical cultivation or maintenance to protect crops

Our Speakers and Panelists

  • Kacper Winiarski, Farmer, crop production - over 60 ha
  • Tomasz Janiak, Farmer, Crop & Animal production - over 85 ha
  • Bartosz Drabczyński, Farmer, Crop production - over 200 ha
  • Bartosz Smoliński, General Sales Manager, AGRAVIS POLSKA - FENDT / VALTRA
  • Leszek Weremczuk – General Sales Manager EXPOM – Polish producer of agricultural machines (AT exhibitor)
  • Prof. Dr. hab. Jacek Przybył – Agricultural University Poznań

THE CHALLENGES OF AGRICULTURE IN ITALY

19 January 2022, 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Maintaining adequate soil fertility through conservation techniques and precision farming

  • Reducing soil compaction and erosion through conservation tillage strategies while increasing productivity, digitalization and traceability of processes and products through precision farming principles
  • Regenerative agriculture continues to use the principles and techniques of conservation agriculture, but with the contribution of precision farming, it combines the advantages of sustainability and profitability with those of productivity, digitalization and traceability of processes and products.

We discuss these topics with researchers, farmers, contractors and with representatives of tractor, implement and tire manufacturers.

“From conservation to regeneration through precision agriculture”

Michele Pisante, Professor, Chair, Agronomy and Crop Sciences Research and Education Center, University of Teramo

“Soil erosion and compaction, how to reduce them with the right tillage techniques”

Luigi Sartori, Professor, Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, University of Padova

“Principles, methods and practices of conservation agriculture: applicability in various farm contexts”

Eros Gualandi, Presidente Il Raccolto sca, Bologna, Farmer on > 4.000 ha in Emilia Romagna

Speakers

  • Michele Pisante, Professor, Chair, Agronomy and Crop Sciences Research and Education Center, University of Teramo 
  • Luigi Sartori, Professor, Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, University of Padova 
  • Eros Gualandi, Presidente Il Raccolto sca, Bologna, Farmer on > 4.000 ha in Emilia Romagna

Additional speakers and presentations:

  • Piero Torassa, Field Engineering Manager Bkt Europe
  • Claudio Corsini, Electrical and Electronic Design manager Argotractors
  • Manuel Gherardi, Product management coordinator, Maschio Gaspardo

Moderation: Francesco Bartolozzi, New Business Media - Edagricole

UPCOMING EVENTS

3 February 2022

Sustainable agriculture in Ukraine: synergies between state, business and municipalities

9 February 2022

Water resources management in crop production – best practices from Kazakhstan and abroad

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN UKRAINE

February 3 2022, 10 a.m to 1 p.m. (CET)

Synergies between state, business and municipalities

Modern technologies are needed for the sustainable development of the agricultural sector. The event looks for the most promising technological solutions and raises the question of how the state and administration can support agricultural producers in Ukraine. Using the example of the all-Ukrainian competition "Incredible Villages of Ukraine", which is organized by AgroPortal.ua in cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine, such possible approaches between agriculture, state and administration cooperation will be outlined.

Among the speakers of the conference are representatives of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, DLG e.V., the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine, German-Ukrainian Agricultural and Political Dialogue, public organizations and business.

Welcome
Hubertus Paetow, President, DLG e.V.

Sustainable development of agriculture through renewal of reclamation infrastructure
Roman Leshchenko, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of the Ukraine

Joining forces: The importance of sharing experiences between countries to achieve sustainable development goals
Reinoud Nuijten, Agricultural Counselor at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine

Sustainable development of agricultural production: competitive advantage or trend?
Dr. Alex Lissitsa, CEO IMC

The path of sustainable initiatives. How the circular economy works in Ukrainian realities?
Liubov Bohachevska-Jensen, Communication and Company Development Director Goodvalley Ukraine

Measuring sustainability in the production of primary agricultural products - presentation of the approach tested in practice
Dr. Martin Schneider, Managing Director  IAK Agrar Consulting GmbH

Local sustainable development. What legislative initiatives do communities need?
Igor Abramyuk, Development Director of the All-Ukrainian Association of Communities

Moderation: Nataliia Pomianska, AgroPortal.ua 


WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN CROP PRODUCTION

9 February 2022, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CET)

Best practices from Kazakhstan and abroad

Kazakhstan is one of the world's leading grain exporters. Droughts are forcing agriculture to think about new solutions for successful crop production. Other countries are facing similar problems. For this reason, DLG and World of Nan have decided to bring together experts and farmers from Kazakhstan and other countries to discuss best practices in water management in crop production.

Welcome
Dr. Olga Hunger, Regional Director Eastern Europe, DLG e.V.
Introductory speech

Paradigm shift in crop production: is a switch from conventional to dry farming methods necessary?
Dr. Kakhramon Djumaboev, Regional Researcher, International Water Management Institute

Crop production in Kazakhstan - what impact does water supply have on sector development?
Dosbol Bekmagambetov, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Water Resources of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Discussion

Participants:
Didar Beisenbayev, Director, KronAgro, Kazakhstan
John Gehrer, Farmer, Canada
Mark Swift, Farmer, farm Kebby and Watson, Australia
Kairat Tazhitaev, Agronomist, Doctor of Economics, General Director, AsiaWaterGroup LLP, Kazakhstan

Questions for discussion:

  • How does climate change affect the success of major crop production?
  • What measures and technologies do growers use to provide moisture to the plants?
  • Which measures are most effective?