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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. 

Harvesting potatoes in Beshumi

2013-10-11

Specialists of Khulo Informational-Consultative Service Center with the film crew from Ajara Tv show named as “I am a farmer” were in Beshumi, where harvesting of Potatoes has been covered. Genadi Oqruashvili has new varieties of potatoes named as „Nevski” and “Jeli” in his land.  According to the Agro Service Center specialists above mentioned potato breeds show better results regarding to the taste, productivity and resistance against diseases. They consider replacement of old potato varieties with new ones essential. 

Consultants of Agro Service Center meet farmers in Ortabatumi

2013-10-10

Specialists of Agro Service Center with the Consultants of the organization financed within the frame of UNDP project meet farmers in Ortabatumi.  They introduced the goals and objectives of UNDP project to them. Beside this they provided farmers with the consultations regarding to the breeding of new varieties of cultural plants which are more competitive at the market, as well as usage of artificial insemination in order to improve the productivity of cattle. At the end of meeting they introduced the results of agrochemical researches of soil and provided...

Specialists of Qobuleti Informational Consultative Service Center observe hives co-financed by State

2013-10-10

The specialists of Qobuleti Informational Consultative Service Center visit beekeeper Guram Takidze in Village Dagva. Farmer Takidze purchased hives within the targeted program of the Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara named as “Support Development of Beekeeping”, which implies co-financing the hives by state (70%- Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara, 30% - Farmer). Farmer purchased 20 Finnish type hives within the above mentioned program. Agro Service Center consultants got acquainted with the working specifics of new hives, as well as with the characteristics...

Specialists of Batumi Informational-Consultative Service Center continue visiting farmings

2013-10-08

Specialists of Agro Service Center continue visiting farmings in Batumi. At the present they observe vegetable greenhouse of Mzevinar Servashidze in Village Peria, where tomato seedlings breed by the farmer herself have been planted. Greenhouse fit the modern standards, but because of damaged greenhouse cover several fungus diseases are spread in the potato crops. In the consequence of it farmer  produce tomato only at summer season. In case of cover change she plans to increase the production and produce tomato at other seasons as well. 

Training named as "Extension in Agriculture" has finished

2013-10-07

Training named as extension in agriculture attended by the specialists of Agro Service Center has finished. 40 specialists have learned how to involve the farmers in information receiving, analyzing and decision making process. Beside this, consultants studied the modern standards of extension methodology in order to make it easy for farmers use novelties, recommendations and consultations provided by the specialists in everyday practice.  Trainings were held by the independent expert in sustainable development Alexander Bagdadze within the frame of UNDP...

Consultants of Agro Service Center visit greenhouses of Strawberry

2013-10-03

Specialists of Batumi Informational-Consultative Service Center visit greenhouses of Strawberry in Kakhabery district. They got acquainted with the current situation and provided farmers with recommendations in order to improve the farming. Farmer Geno Zneladze has started production of Strawberries this year, but has received no products yet, because at the present strawberries are in flowering period. From two greenhouses where farmer has planted the strawberries one he purchased within the frame of subprogram of Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara in regard to...

Representatives of Agro Service Center and UNDP meet nut-growers

2013-10-01

Director of Agro Service Center Gocha Beridze and UNDP project manager Lasha Komakhidze meet nut-growers. They discussed the problems which exist in the nut gardening, the ways of solving them and the importance and goal of farmers cooperatives in order to improve the condition of nut-growers.   Above mentioned meetings organized by the specialists of Informational-Consultative Service Center are held within the frame of UNDP project and is aiming to determine the needs and problems of farmers. After that those who...

Representatives of Ministry of Agriculture visit the first harvest of tangerine

2013-09-27

First harvest of tangerine has been received in the tangerine demonstration nursery in Chaqvi.  Unlike the local varieties trees in nursery gives harvest in September not in November.  Deputy Minister of Agriculture Davit Galigashvili, representatives of Agro Service Center and Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara along with the local farmers observed early harvest of tangerine there.  9 varieties of Japan tangerine trees are planted in the nursery and production of new saplings form mother plants is planned in 2014, after which new tangerine saplings...

Agro Service Center may deliver help to greenhouse owners

2013-09-27

In order to establish the demonstration projects the employees of Agro Service Center meet farmers within the frame of UNDP project, which implies establishment of minimum 30 of above mentioned projects in fruit and vegetable gardening, animal husbandry and other agricultural fields. Project includes deliver of help and financial sources to farmers in order to improve their farming.   At the present, the employees of Agro Service Center with the specialist of greenhouse construction visit two greenhouses in Kakhaberi...

The employees of Qeda Informational-Consultative Service Center visit nursery

2013-09-26

The employees of Qeda Informational-Consultative Service Center visit 10- year-old nursery of Guram Makhachadze in village Vaio, where the saplings of different varieties of fruits are produced. At the present nursery owns one and two-year-old saplings of apple, pear, cherry, peach and persimmon. According to the owner demand for their saplings is high in people. He thinks that fruit products received from above mentioned trees will have significant impact on the welfare of farmers. 

Agro Service Center consultants meet farmers in Shuakhevi

2013-09-26

Agro Service Center consultants meet farmers in village Jabnidzeebi of Shuakhevi municipality. They talked about the characteristics of farming in mountainous Ajara, traditional and alternative fields, fertilization of soil for increasing the productivity of it and usage of plant protection measures. Beside this, they discussed problems which exist in animal husbandry and artificial insemination for improving the breed. Special attention has been paid to the issues regarding to the farmers cooperatives and realization of products. 

Specialists of Agro Service Center visit quail farming

2013-09-25

The employees of Batumi Informational-Consultative Service Center visit quail farming of Natela Bejanidze in airport district, Batumi, where an average from 2000 to 3000 quails have been produced in a month. The farmer began his family business by producing the pheasants three years ago but a year later moved to the quail production because of failure in the business. According to the farmer quail farming is less expensive, because it is disease-free bird. However, a problem is the realization of products, especially in spring and autumn. The Farmer is able to...

Employees of Agro Service Center attend training

2013-09-24

In order to enhance the qualification the employees of Informational-Consultative Service Center attend trainings in Business Incubator. They learn how to involve the farmers in information receiving, analyzing and decision making process. Beside this, consultants study the modern standards of extension methodology in order to make it easy for farmers use novelties, recommendations and consultations provided by the specialists in everyday practice.    Trainings are held by the independent expert in sustainable...

The specialists of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center visit poultry farming

2013-09-23

The specialists of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center visit poultry farming of Niaz Abuladze. Farmer asked specialists to study the problems of chickens and to give the appropriate consultations how to solve them. As visual examination of chickens show the skin injuries they have is not caused by the parasites or birds smallpox, however specialists was unable to give the right diagnose of disease and advised farmer to use the veterinary laboratory for this purpose.   Niaz Abuladze produces broiler...

The specialists of Khulo Informational-Consultative Service Center meet farmers

2013-09-20

The specialists of Khulo Informational-Consultative Service Center meet farmers in village Paqsaadzeebi. They introduced the novelties in the subprograms of the Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara for 2014 and discussed the ongoing programs as well. Consultants provided the farmers with the consultations regarding to the soil agrochemical researches at the end of meeting. 

Minister of Agriculture of Ajara got acquainted with ongoing construction works in Agro Service Center nurseries

2013-09-19

Director of Agro Service Center Gocha Beridze and Minister of Agriculture of Ajara Zaur Phutkaradze observe ongoing construction works in Agro Service Center nurseries. Minister got acquainted with the construction works of office building, greenhouses and internal roads in the territory of Chakvi citrus nursery. Special interest has been paid to the Office building in Gvara-Khucubani vine and fruit nursery, where conference hall, fruit drying and processing machineries and rooms for Agro Service Center specialists are to be placed. Within the frame of project...

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