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Grape harvest in Agro Service Center

2015-10-06

Tsolikouri, Klarjula, Tsitska and Krakhuna have been harvested in Agro Service Center today by the Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara, UNDP project representatives, Agro Service Center specialists, as well as by the Students and pupils from Batumi. 1,5 tons of grape have been harvested in two-year-old nursery, where 32 breeds of grapes are cultivated. Participants of Grape Harvest visited Vine House of Agro Service Center as well, which will be opened in autumn of 2015. 

Nut and Vine saplings to be cultivated in Agro Service Center

2015-10-05

5 acre land territory has been prepared for the cultivation of nut and vine saplings in Agro Service Center nursery, kobuleti. Nut perspective breeds will be cultivated in the Nursery at the end of autumn, 2015; however vine saplings will be planted next year. At the present, preoperational works on the territory have been finished. 

Delegation of Silesian Voivodeship got acquainted with the projects of agro Service Center

2015-10-02

Delegation of Silesian Voivodeship got acquainted with the implemented and ongoing projects of Agro Service Center in Kobuleti.  Visitors observed Vine and Fruit Nursery, as well as Fruit Drying Mini Enterprise and Grass Fodder Machine. They were informed about the Wine House to be opened in Agro Service Center in the nearest future by the Deputy Director of Agro Service Center Levan Bolkvadze. The delegation is headed by the President of Silesian Regional Parliament Gregor Volnik, Vice Marshal of Silesian Voivodeship and Member of Governing Board Kazimir...

Sweet Pepper Greenhouse opens in Agro Service Center

2015-09-30

Sweet Pepper Greenhouse, where 7 different Poland breeds of pepper are cultivated opened in Agro Service Center recently. Red and yellow sweet pepper breeds are placed in Demonstrative greenhouse for the introduction to the farmers. Those breeds are known for its profitability and productivity. One sapling gives 3-4 kg pepper harvest a year. According to the research done by the Agro Service Center sweet pepper is the most demanded agricultural product on the market. This is the main reason for opening the demo greenhouse in Kobuleti. Agro Service Center aims...

The participants of Agro tour got acquainted with the Agro Service Center activities

2015-09-29

The consultants from 16 municipalities of Georgia got acquainted with the implemented projects of Agro Service Center in Kobuleti. The participants of agro tour were from Kakheti, Shida Qartli and Qvemo Qartli, as well as from Samtskhe Javakheti and Imereti. They attended the presentation where the activities of Agro Service Center were described. Visitors among which were the representatives of Farm Cooperative Development Agency and international organization “Merci Corps” observed Vine and Fruit Nursery, Strawberry and Sweet Pepper greenhouses,...

Work on citrus harvest forecast methods begin

2015-09-25

The experts from United States got acquainted with the citrus harvest forecast methods of Agro Service Center in Chakvi Citrus Nursery. Senior Mathematical Statistician of United States Department of Agriculture, Michael A. Steiner along with the Citrus expert Sara Hopman is working on project about the citrus harvest forecasts method introduction in Ajara, which will be launched in 2016. After the visit in Agro Service Center the experts are going to observe citrus plantations of farmers in Kobuleti and Khelvachauri. The program is implemented by the USDA and...

Grape harvest to begin in Agro Service Center

2015-09-23

Grape harvest begins in Agro Service Center Vine and Fruit Nursery, where 32 different breeds of vine are cultivated. Wine grapes such as Tsolikauri, Tsitska, Ojaleshi and Klarjuli are ready to be harvested. Those grape breeds along with the others have been cultivated in the nursery in 2013. During the two year period, grapes which are more adaptable and profitable are examined by the specialists and produced in order to be sold among the farmers.

The participants of International Summer School in Ecology visit Agro Service Center

2015-09-22

The participants of International Summer School in Ecology visited Agro Service Center today and got acquainted with the bio product production methods introduced in Vine and Fruit Nursery, as well as strawberry and sweet peeper greenhouses.  International Summer School in Ecology opened in Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University today and will be closed on 28th of September.

British Ambassador to Georgia Alexandra Hall Hall gets acquainted with the Agro Service Center Activities

2015-09-21

British Ambassador to Georgia Alexandra Hall Hall got acquainted with the implemented and ongoing projects of Agro Service Center and visited Vine and Fruit Nursery in Kobuleti, where 33 vine breeds are cultivated. Hall along with the representatives of UNDP observed the strawberry and sweet pepper greenhouses, as well as fruit drying mini enterprise and ongoing works implemented in Agro Service Center Wine House.  The visit of Ambassador in Ajara was organized by the UNDP.

Monitoring of Cow Artificial Insemination Service results

2015-09-18

Deputy Director of Agro Service Center Levan Bolkvadze observed the results of Cow Artificial Insemination Service and visited Family of Givi Danelia in Kobuleti.  Danelia got two cows from Artificial Insemination Service, one of which already has the sign of breed improvement. It gives 13-15 liter of milk instead of 8-10 liter like the mother. Artificial Insemination Service opened in Agro Service Center in 2012 within the frame of UNDP program and 1600 improved breed of calves have been born during this period in Ajara region.

The delegation of Nikolayev Oblast visit Agro Service Center

2015-09-18

The delegation of Nikolayev Oblast visited Agro Service Center Today and got acquainted with the implemented and ongoing works of organization. They observed Vine and Fruit Nursery, Strawberry and Sweet Paper greenhouses, as well as ongoing works in Wine House. The Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Ajara and the Governor of Kobuleti Municipality attended the meeting as well. The delegation which consisted of Nikolayev oblast state administration officials and lawmakers signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Ajara day after, which implies...

Apple harvested in Fruit Nursery dried in Agro Service Center

2015-09-16

Fruit drying continues in Agro Service Center mini enterprise. At the present, two breeds of apple harvested in Vine and Fruit Nursery of Agro Service Center have been dried in Fruit Drying Mini Enterprise; however realization of dried apple is not planned yet. The mini enterprise was purchased by the organization within the frame of UNDP program. It is the Solar system machine, which dries the fruit during the 3-4 days. Unlike the fruit which is dried at sun, the product in above mentioned machine is hygienic as far as sanitary-hygiene parameters are provided...

Agro Service Center model to be introduced in other regions of Georgia

2015-09-15

The director of Agro Service Center Gocha Beridze met with the consultant of UNDP Steve Goss and ENPARD Ajara project manager Lasha Komakhidze today. The document about the introduction of Agro Service Center example to other regions of Georgia made by the Goss was discussed at the meeting. Gocha Beridze provided UNDP Consultant with the recommendations regarding to the implementation of Agro Service Center projects in different regions of Georgia. The documents about the Agro Service Center development strategy plan and complete of first phase of ENPARD Ajara...

Veterinary Services to be open in Municipalities

2015-09-08

Gagik Sardanyan, the manager of Armenian company “CARD” visited Agro Service Center today. New project initiated by the Sardanyan was discussed at the meeting which was attended by the Director of Agro Service Center Gocha Beridze and ENPARD Ajara project manager Lasha Komakhidze. The project aims support and development of animal husbandry and veterinary services in each municipality, in particular, veterinaries will be trained and local veterinary services will be opened. The project is implemented within the frame of signed memorandum between the...

Farmers get acquainted with the ways of solving problems in trout farms

2015-09-07

Jewish Ichthyologists from Israeli held training for the cooperatives and farmers in Agro Service Center today. Fish diseases and their treatment, water filtration and trout farming were the main subjects of discussion during the two-hour training. The lack of qualified Ichthyologists in Ajara region made Agro Service Center to organize the training along with the Company “Isragreen” from Israeli. The training aims to improve and enhance the knowledge of farmers regarding to the problem solutions in the trout farms. The Guests observed the trout farms...

Agro Service Center products at the exhibition of festival “Gandagana”

2015-09-05

Agro Service Center agricultural products have been exhibited at Europe square during 5-6 September within the frame of festival “Gandagana”.  Grape, apple, strawberry and dried plum, as well as agricultural machinery such as Bird Scarer, Soil Laboratory, Cattle Feed Grinding Machinery and Honey Comb Percolator has been exhibited at the festival, which was organized by the Department of Tourism of Ajara within the frame of National Holiday “Batumoba”.

Agro Service Center dry plums for farmers

2015-09-04

The farmers from Shukhevi municipality dried 200 kg plums in Agro Service Center Fruit Drying Mini-Enterprise. “This is the first try for farmers to get dried plums and make there realization instead of selling the fresh fruit itself. Demand for the dried fruit in their village made them be interested in our service. As they had no financial resources to bring the fruit from Shukhevi to Kobuleti we helped them and received the fruit in Shuakhevi itself,” told Inga Gaprindashvili, engineer-technologist of Agro Service Center. Besides the plum blueberry,...

Berry cultivation issues discussed in Agro Service Center

2015-09-03

Zviad Bobokashvili, head of Fruit Growing Department of Scientific Research Center of the Ministry of Agriculture met with the representative of Minsk Fruit Growing Institute in Agro Service Center Today. The appropriate berry breeds to be cultivated in the organization, were discussed at the meeting. Besides, the current climate and soil condition, as well as development of optimal conditions for the young saplings were overviewed by the guests. Within the frame of memorandum signed between the Agro Service Center and Minsk Fruit Growing Institute Agro Service...

Vine and Citrus saplings are on sale

2015-09-02

Agro Service Center began selling the vine and fruit saplings. Different breeds of vine such as Cardinali, Tsolikauri, Chkhaveri, Ojaleshi, Prima and others are available for farmers at the present. Those table and wine breeds are produced in Agro Service Center from the mother plants that are cultivated in Vine and Fruit Nursery in Kobuleti.  Above mentioned breeds are selected because of their quality and profitability. As for the Citrus, early tangerine breeds, orange, lemon and grapefruit are on sale as well. Those tangerine breeds can be harvested in...

Agro Service Center will receive berry saplings from Institute of Fruit Growing

2015-08-31

The representatives of Institute of Fruit Growing of Minsk visited Agro Service Center today. The Institute plans to grant Agro Service Center with the berry saplings in autumn and beforehand they observed the nursery where the saplings will be cultivated. Visitors have been informed about the climate and soil condition of Ajara region, which will be used for the selection of right berry breeds for the nursery. 4200 saplings of 10 different berry breeds will be cultivated in Vine and Fruit Nursery of Agro Service Center in the nearest future.

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