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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. 

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. 

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