The field day of German agricultural centre of 2012


On 20 September was held this year’s field day of German agricultural centre (hereinafter referred to as GermanAC). The event took part at the same time as "open day" to present the activities and success of GermanAC.
On a trial field, companies – members of the Association GermanAC, among which are members of Seed Association of Ukraine, introduced their newest breeding achievements and products of technological modernisation of agricultural sector and the development of agricultural engineering.
In the framework of the Field day, visitors were presented breeding development and companies that produce seeds (planting material) – KWS and STRUBE – introduced their new varieties of potatoes, sugar beet, sunflower and maize to their guests on an experimental field.
BASF and STEFES told about the result of their experiments on plant protection on the GermanAC experimental field.
An overview of agricultural equipment for harvesting, post – harvest handling and storage of grain was carried out and technical innovations were demonstrated as well. There has been shown a practical use of tractors, machinery for tilling and sowing as well as harvesting machines and other machinery of such companies as CLAAS, AMAZONE, HORSCH and LEMKEN.
In addition, on a large exhibition area, visitors had the opportunity to get information about a wide range of products of the Association GermanAC members.
At 2 p.m. visitors were invited for lunch with further cultural program.
Overall, Field Day was an opportunity to present products, production processes and network products of GermanAC to a wide range of public.