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Agro Service Center commence introduction of new crops in Mountainous Ajara

2015-07-23

Agro Service Center continues introduction of new crops in Mountainous Ajara and provide farmer Teimuraz Shavadze, who was granted with cultivation of blueberry demonstration plot last year with 300 blueberry saplings.  Farmer plans to harvest 7-8 tons of blueberries after 4 year. Agro Service Center cultivated blueberry and walnut demonstration plots for the farmers within the frame of ENPARD Ajara program in other regions of mountainous Ajara as well, where the farmers already harvested the blueberry.

Presentation of marketing research done by Agro Service Center

2015-07-21

Two marketing researches done by the Agro Service Center consultant Teona Gogitidze were presented at the meeting in Agro Service Center office. One research reveals farmers’ attitude towards the Extension services of Agro Service Center, while second is about the advantageous agricultural products and problems which are in agriculture. For the market research 166 product prices have been observed during the half year period and prioritized profitable products have been revealed. As a result of Consumer satisfaction survey, where up to 700 farmers have been...

Blueberry dried in Agro Service Center

2015-07-20

Tsetskhlauri Blueberry Nursery dried 30 Kg blueberry in Agro Service Center fruit drying mini-enterprise. “At the present, we dried only small amount of blueberry, however we plan to receive a big offer soon,” Inga Gaprindashvili, engineer-technologist of Agro Service Center said. Besides the blueberry, apple, persimmon and plum can be dried in Agro Service Center. Service price changes according to the fruit variety from 38-60 tetri. In addition, organization offers dried fruit packing service to the farmers.

Agro Service Center Wine House Construction works have entered into an active phase

2015-07-20

Agro Service Center Wine House Construction works have entered into an active phase in Kobuleti. Construction of building main body has been finished already.  At the present, brick lining of facade and interior walls are on its way.  Wine house will be ready to host visitors in September of 2015. The Wine house will promote the Georgian wine and support development of agribusiness in the region. The guests of Georgia will be able to get acquainted and purchase different kinds of Georgian wine in beautifully decorated...

Foreigners get acquaint with the tourism potential of Agro Service Center

2015-07-17

The participants of Second Regional Symposium got acquainted with the activities of Agro Service Center and observed the implemented projects of organization. They visited ongoing infrastructural works of Wine House, which should be opened in September 2015, as well as Vine and Fruit Nursery, strawberry and tomato greenhouses. Visit was aiming to introduce agro touristic potential of Ajara region to the visitors from 5 European Union member countries. Agro Service Center guests visited organization within the frame of symposium, which was about the perspectives...

Scientists continue researches in Agro Service Center

2015-07-16

The professors of Shota Rustaveli State University continue researches at Agro Service Center nurseries. They met the Director of Agro Service Center Gocha Beridze and discussed ongoing situation and 6 month work plan of research today. Scientific researches in Agro Service Center nurseries are done within the frame of memorandum between the Agro Service Center and Batumi State University and aims identification of most suitable and adaptable varieties for the region. The project is implemented within the frame of ENPARD Ajara program. The Deputy Minister of Agriculture...

Agro tour participants had working meeting at Agro Service Center

2015-07-15

Agro tour participants had working meeting at Agro Service Center in Kobuleti today. Representatives of 15 cooperatives from Akhmeta, Kaspi, Gori and Tusheti attended the meeting which was organized by the Biological Farming Association “Elkana”. The Head of Extension Service of Agro Service Center Mirza Suqnishvili made the presentation of organization official webpage to the attendees, where the farmers can find useful literature, videos, booklets and news in agriculture. The meeting was a part of agro tour which was organized within the frame of...

Agro Service Center hosts one more group of cooperatives

2015-07-14

Agro Service Center continues introduction of technological innovations to the farmers. It hosted one more group of cooperatives from the different regions of Georgia today. Visitors observed strawberry and tomato greenhouses, fruit drying and freezing machinery, as well as vine and fruit nursery and grass fodder machine of Agro Service Center. They got acquainted with the future and ongoing projects of organization while the visit. Agro tour was organized within the frame of project “Support of Farm Cooperative Development in Georgia” by the Biological...

Teachers of vocational schools visit Agro Service Center

2015-07-14

The teachers of Vocational schools, representatives of UNDP and National Center for Teachers Development visited Agro Service Center in Kobuleti. They observed Strawberry and tomato greenhouses, Vine and Fruit Nursery, as well as Grass Fodder Machine there. Visit was organized By the UNDP. 

New Deputy Director in Agro Service Center

2015-07-13

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Ajara Avtandil Meskhidze introduced new Deputy Director of Agro Service Center to the organization employees. Levan Bolkvadze, the new deputy director of Agro Service Center has 30 year working experience in agriculture. Before moving in Agro Service Center he worked as the Head of Agriculture Development Department in The Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara. At the Present, Director of Agro Service Center has two deputy directors.  

Ambassador of Israel got acquainted with the Agro Service Center activities

2015-07-10

Ambassador of Israel Yuval Fuchs got acquainted with the activities and ongoing projects of Agro Service Center. Future plans of collaboration have been discussed at the meeting, which was attended by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Ajara Avtandil Meskhidze.  In particular, the Embassy programs regarding to the agriculture have been discussed at the meeting, which provides two trainers visit from Israel and 5-6 day training program for Agro Service Center greenhouse specialists, as well as one-month internship courses in Israel. Agro Service Center...

Director of Agro Service Center paid an official visit to Israel

2015-07-09

Director of Agro Service Center Gocha Beridze along with the Colleagues paid the official visit to Israel. Within the frame of two-day visit they got acquainted with the technological innovations and projects of Israel in agriculture. They visited citrus nursery, sweet paper and vegetable greenhouses, as well as animal farm and fish producing company. “We got acquainted with the Israel achievements in agriculture and plan to introduce some of them in our organization. In particular, we are interested in sweet paper...

Scientists report about the researches done in Agro Service Center nurseries and greenhouses

2015-07-03

The Scientists made the report of research done in Citrus nursery in Chakvi, Vine and Fruit nursery in Kobuleti, as well as in strawberry and tomato greenhouses. Scientific researches in Agro Service Center nurseries are done within the frame of memorandum between the Agro Service Center and Batumi State University and aims identification of most suitable and adaptable varieties for the region. At the present, the researchers can’t make any conclusion because of short research period; however they can make some predictions regarding to the most suitable...

The farmers attended the trainings about the usage of agricultural mechanization technics

2015-07-02

The farmers have been provided with the trainings regarding to the exploitation rules of agricultural mechanization technics by the Agro Service Center consultant Roman Margalitadze. Besides, the farmers have been informed that The Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara plans to open service centers for agricultural mechanization technics in every municipality of mountainous Ajara. The Ministry plans to provide farmers with the new agricultural mechanization technics within the frame of targeted programs.

The representatives of Belarus Company “Bahco” visit Agro Service Center

2015-06-29

The representatives of company “Bahco” got acquainted with the activities of Agro Service Center and visited citrus nursery in Chakvi and vine and fruit nursery, as well as strawberry and tomato greenhouses in Kobuleti. Bahco  is the leading pruning instrument producer in the Belarus. Aspects of Future collaboration were discussed at the meeting by the organizations. At the present, Agro Service Center bought pruning instruments for the nurseries from “Bahco”.

The Acting Ambassador of Lithuania in Georgia visits Agro Service Center

2015-06-24

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Ajara Avtandil Meskhidze and the Director of Agro Service Center Gocha Beridze hosted the Acting Ambassador of Lithuania in Georgia Jurate Ramoskiene. Ramoskiene got acquainted with the implemented and ongoing projects of Agro Service Center and visited strawberry and tomato greenhouses, as well as grass fodder machine and Vine and Fruit nursery in the organization. Implemented and future projects in agriculture financed by the Lithuania were discussed at the meeting.

Representatives of Farm Cooperatives get acquaint with the Agro Service Center activities

2015-06-16

The representatives of Farm Cooperatives from Ajara got acquainted with the activities and implemented projects of Agro Service Center. They observed Agro Service Center Vine and Fruit nursery, Strawberry and Tomato greenhouses, as well as Grass Fodder Machine and Fruit drying Mini Enterprise in the organization. The visit was aiming to share the experience and introduce modern technologies with the cooperatives. The deputy Minister of Agriculture of Ajara Ioseb Abuladze also attended the meeting as well, where the representatives of cooperatives received the...

Memorandum signed between the Ministry of Agriculture and the University

2015-06-05

The Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara Zaur Phutkaradze met students and the lecturers of technical faculty of Shota Rustaveli State University in Agro Service Center. He discussed the implemented and ongoing projects of the Ministry and the involvement of students and lecturers in it. At the end of meeting the memorandum between the Ministry and the University has been signed, which implies providing students with the practical workshops on Agro Service Center and Laboratory Research Center basis.

Armenian Delegation got acquainted with the Agro Service Center projects

2015-06-02

Armenian Delegation got acquainted with the implemented projects of Agro Service Center within the frame of ENPARD Ajara project. The representatives of The Ministry of Agriculture of Armenia and UNDP and European Union along with the representatives of International Organizations working within the frame of ENPARD Program in Georgia observed Agro Service Center Vine and Fruit nursery, Strawberry and Tomato greenhouses, as well as Grass Fodder Machine and Fruit drying Mini Enterprise. The visit was aiming to share the experience regarding to the ENPARD Ajara Program...

Agro Service Center hosts farm cooperatives in Mountainous Ajara

2015-06-01

The representatives of International organization “ACF”, MOA Informational-Consultative Service Centers and Farm Cooperatives visited cooperatives in Mountaninous Ajara on May 29. They observed Vine, Blueberry and Nut demonstrative plots in Qeda, Shuakhevi and Khulo municipalities, as well as trout farming of cooperative “Goderdzi”. The visit was aiming to introduce agricultural projects of Ajara region to the farm cooperatives from the East and West Georgia. Agro tour was organized by the international organization “ACF” and...

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