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Agro Service Center consultants meet farmers

2013-11-18

The specialists of Khulo Informational-Consultative Service Center met residents of village Dzmagula and discussed the targeted programs of the Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara for 2013 and 2014 years. During the visit special attention has been paid to the importance of ploughs and hives, which were co-financed by the Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara within the frame of targeted program. Farmers expressed willingness to include milk separators in the above mentioned program for the next year. Besides, they spoke about the need of fruit possessing enterprise...

Specialists of Agro Service Center got involved in distribution process of walnut saplings

2013-11-13

Specialists of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center got involved in the distribution process of walnut saplings, which are purchased by the farmers. Within the Agriculture Development Program farmers pay only 40 % of total cost and another 60% is financed by the state. 550 saplings of walnut Chandler were sold in Khelvachauri Municipality. Within the targeted programs of the Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara distribution of saplings are planned for 2014 as well. 

Consultants of Agro Service Center were in Shuakhevi

2013-11-12

Consultants of Agro Service Center working within the project financed by UNDP meet farmers in Zemleti and Baratauli. Consultant Shota Lominadze paid special attention to the condition of soil in the region at the meeting.  According to him farmers have to protect soil from erosion and fertilize it by the mineral and organic fertilizers in order to get better harvest in the future. Results and recommendations of agrochemical research of soil, which was done in the region within the targeted program of Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara, give good opportunity...

Consultants of Agro Service Center observe citrus gardens

2013-11-11

Specialists of Khelvachauri informational consultative Service Center commence monitoring the citrus gardens. At the present, they visited gardens of Gia Kurshubadze, Durmishkhan Komakhidze and Jimsher Beridze in village Gantiadi at Makhinjauri. As specialists have found out citrus gardens are well maintained and well fertilized with mineral and organic fertilizers. Farmer Kurshubadze owns special machine by which he uses measures against the pests and diseases of citrus trees not only in his but also in neighbors’ citrus gardens. However, there are some...

The specialists of Khelvachauri Informational Consultative Service Center commence monitoring the enterprises

2013-11-08

The specialists of Khelvachauri Informational Consultative Service Center observe ongoing works in citrus processing and packing enterprises. They visited enterprises in village Makho, Txilnari, Akhalsopeli, Gantiadi, Ortabatumi, Akhalsheni, Erge and Sharabidzeebi. As specialists found out enterprises in village Makho, Tkhilnari, Makhinjauri, Akhalsheni and Erge will be ready to receive citrus fruits by the 10th of November. Owners of the company already have signed the contracts with business partners in Russia and Ukraine and are going to export citrus...

Farmers show interest toward the walnut, bilberry and vine saplings

2013-11-07

Agro Service Center consultants working within the project financed by UNDP provided farmers in Khikhadziri and Zemleti with the consultations regarding to the greenery and animal-husbandry. Farmers showed special interest toward the walnut, bilberry and vine saplings, which they should purchase within the frame of targeted program of the Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara and showed readiness to cultivate them. Agro Service Center consultants visited homestead which is already ready for walnut cultivation of farmer Givi Gabaidze in Khulo municipality. Vine...

Farmer addresses Informational-Consultative Service Center regarding to the citrus drying process

2013-11-07

The specialists of Batumi Informational Consultative Service Center has been addressed by the manager of brewery “Balli” Haik Aramian in order to determine the reason for citrus drying process in his Citrus garden, where 60 citrus trees are planted on the 0.08 m2 territory. After observing the citrus trees Agro Service Center consultants have found out the mechanical damages on the roots of citrus saplings, which according to the owner are made by the grass cutting machine. Specialists think that the damages saplings got may be the reason...

Agro Service Center provides farmers with books about horticulture and fruit-growing

2013-11-06

Agro Service Center published books about horticulture and fruit-growing within the frame of project named as „ENPARD Ajara- Support to the agriculture development in Ajara region”. Books are about the practical and theoretical issues which are necessary for development of horticulture and fruit-growing. From published 400 copies half is about horticulture and another half about fruit-growing., which will be distributed through farmers working in the field by the Agro Service Center consultants. 

Special places given to the citrus reception centers in Batumi Central Bazaar

2013-11-05

Problems connected to the process of citrus realization in Batumi Central Bazaar are solved now as the special places have been given to the citrus reception centers. Salesmen who got fines for placing their citrus at above mentioned places are free from getting sanctions again from Supervisory Service of Batumi city hall and Food National Agency. At the above mentioned place daily fee for cars with 3-5 tons weigh is defined with 5 lari.  Traffic near the Bazaar has been regulated and unsanitary problems are also solved...

Agro Service Center implements demonstration projects for farmers

2013-11-04

Agro Service Center commences cultivation of demonstration gardens in mountainous Ajara. Within the frame of ENPARD Ajara Project 6 demonstration projects, which imply cultivation of bilberry and walnut gardens for 6 farmers, 2 in each municipality at 150-300m2 territory, have been implemented. Installation of modern irrigation systems and coverage of soil by the mulch are also planned there.     The varieties of bilberry and walnut which are planted in the gardens...

Employees of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center visit Laboratories

2013-10-31

Employees of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center visit Testing and Certifying Center. They got acquainted with structure and working conditions of Laboratory. Above mentioned center is wide profile, well equipped laboratory where the researches of food products, including poisonous chemicals and remains of mineral fertilizers, potable water, and child nutrition take place. Beside this, research of plant pests and diseases, as well as agrochemical researches of soil are done in the laboratory. Agro Service...

100 tons of citrus exported from Batumi central bazaar

2013-10-31

The employees of Batumi Informational-Consultative Service Center visited Batumi central bazaar to observe citrus realization process.  As they found out 100 tons of citrus have been exported daily to Armenia and Azeirbaijan from Batumi central bazaar, which is a good indicator. However the citrus realization place is small and full with dirt, besides it inhibits car movement near the territory and increases the number of fines sellers get there. In the consequence of it salesmen demand new place for it. As the employees...

Presentation about a rabies virus and measures against the virus was held

2013-10-28

Specialists of Batumi Informational-Consultative Service Center held a presentation about the prevention and measures against the rabies virus, which aims to inform residents and representatives of governmental and non-governmental sector about the situation regarding to the virus. Beside above stated, veterinarian Giorgi Kalandadze introduced several ways about the solutions for the existing porblem. According to them, one of the ways of settling the problem is creation of legislative base, construction of the shelter for...

Agronomists of Agro Service Center attend two-day trainings

2013-10-25

Agronomists of Agro Service Center attended trainings, where they got acquainted with the modern methods of orchard cultivation and formation of saplings. Doctor in agriculture Zviad Boboqashvili made presentation to them regarding to the several important issues, such as how to select the place for orchard cultivation, why is it important to define the purpose while cultivating the orchard and what are the popular types of fruit gardens generally.  Specialists of Agro Service Center were able to use the theoretical knowledge they got at training in practice...

Consultants of Agro Servise Center met farmers in village Kirnati

2013-10-22

Specialists of Agro Service Center and consultants working within the project financed by UNDP met farmers in Kirnati. They talked about the importance of mineral and organic fertilizers in order to increase fertility of soil with farmers. As for the UNDP consultants they introduced perspective varieties of fruits in the region with farmers and recommended to plant them. They also paid attention to the problems which exist in animal husbandry regarding the productivity of cow. In order to solve the problems specialists recommended farmers to use artificial insemination...

Consultants of Agro Service Center continue meetings with farmers

2013-10-21

Consultants of Agro Service Center discussed current targeted programs of Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara and introduced the novelties in animal husbandry and greenery with the farmers in Village Dzirkvadzeebi. During the visit special attention has been paid to the importance of plough and hives, which were co-financed by the Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara within the frame of targeted program. At the end of meeting farmers gave recommendations regarding to the plan of above mentioned programs for the next year. In particular, they wish the Ministry of Agriculture...

Agro Service Center makes agro tour for farmers

2013-10-18

Agro Service Center made agro tour for farmers who were selected from each municipality of Ajara. Within the frame of one-day tour farmers were able to see leading enterprises and nurseries working in agriculture in Georgia. Tour began by visiting the cattle farm “Unifarma” in Senaki and ended up in Saguramo National Center in Mtskheta. Agro tour supports farmers to get acquainted with the modern technologies and novelties in different fields of agriculture, as well as to make new acquaintances, which is important for the establishment of farmers cooperatives...

Consultants of Agro Service Center visit citrus processing and packing enterprise and citrus gardens

2013-10-18

Specialists of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center commence monitoring the citrus gardens and citrus processing and packing enterprises. At the present, they visit citrus gardens in village Sharabidzeebi. After studying the condition of trees specialists find out that citrus plantations are well maintained; however there are some damages made by the ticks and fungus on the trees which are caused by the lack of treatment measures against the diseases. The specialists provided farmers with the consultation regarding to the improvement of above...

Specialists of Agro Service Center visit citrus processing and packing enterprises

2013-10-15

Specialists of Khelvchauri Informational-Consultative Service Center commence monitoring of citrus fruit processing and packing enterprises, which businessmen purchased from state in symbolic price-1Gel. Specialists visit enterprises in Ortabatumi, Gantiadi and Makhinjauri. They observe enterprises of Nugzar Surmanidze and Zia Ckhaidze in Ortabatumi, where all facilities for fruit processing have been installed. After that, specialists visited “Citro” LTD in Makhinjauri, where citrus fruit processing and packing...

Farmers will insure citrus harvest and cattle

2013-10-11

Specialists of Xelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center organized meeting between the representatives of insurance company “GPI Holding” and the farmers in Khelvachauri. Representatives of above mentioned company offered farmers to insure their citrus harvest and cattle in the GPI holding. After they provided farmers with detailed explanations regarding to the agreement, calculation of insurance cost and payment some of them expressed willingness to insure their harvest and cattle. 

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