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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...

Veterinaries attend training

2013-09-18

Veterinaries of Agro Service Center attended training, where the consultant–researcher in zootechnic Leonti Chikovani introduced the modern tendencies of cattle-breeding development and discussed the situation in Georgia and foreign countries regarding to the subject. Beside this trainer provided specialists with information about the cattle-keeping and other important issues. As Agro Service Center has no zotechnicians in Informational-Consultative Service Centers veterinaries will be trained on above mentioned subject on weekly basis. 

The specialists of Agro Service Center got acquainted with the measures of perennial trees protection and fertilization

2013-09-17

The specialists of Agro Service Center got acquainted with the measures of perennial trees protection and fertilization purchased within the frame of subprograms of Ministry of Agriculture of Ajara. After visiting the tangerine, bilberry, nut and kiwifruit trees specialists have find out that growth and development of plants are in normal course of development, because farmers follow the recommendations of specialists regarding to the plant fertilization and protection. However, there are some problems specialists give consultations about.  

Specialists of Agro Service Center got acquainted with cattle-keeping conditions

2013-09-16

Specialists of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center got acquainted with cattle-keeping conditions. As they find out majority of farmers keep cattle at home to feed, which is caused by the lack of pastures and increase the cattle-keeping expenses. Beside this farmers use no artificial insemination to renew and improve the breeds. In the consequence of it the average milk productivity for one cow is no more than 7 L which is considered to be low productivity. The cases of cattle diseases with piroplasma and other infections are often...

Consultants of Agro Service Center met with farmers in Shuakhevi

2013-09-11

Consultants of Agro Service Center working within the project financed by UNDP met farmers in Oladauri community. They discussed the ways of agricultural development, existing innovations and problems of the field as well. Special attention has been paid to the preservation of endemic species and renovation of them with the perspective ones and restoration of tobacco farming. At the meeting farmers talked about the importance of slaughter-house and fruit possessing enterprise establishment in the municipality.  

Agro Service Center veterinaries attend training

2013-09-10

Agro Service Center veterinaries attended training on “Udder problems, mastitis and milk sanitation” in hotel “Anaklia” at 8-9th of September. Training was held within the project named as “Heifer Georgia” by the Professor Ian Sohn from Holland. “As professor shared his experience on important issues with us training was productive,” Giorgi Shervashidze, Head of Cattle-Breeding department said. At the end of training participants...

Meetings with farmers commenced for the aim of creating farmers’ cooperative

2013-09-10

UNDP project manager Lasha Komakhidze introduced the importance, function and aim of farmers cooperative with farmers in the office of Agro Service Center. He opened the meeting with the question “how must the cooperative solve problems which farmers face while working in the same field? As it turned out farmers have nebulous idea of the aim of farmers cooperative, due to this UNDP project manager explained the importance of cooperatives and shared the experience of leading countries regarding to the subject.

Farmers in Khelvachauri have realization problem of products

2013-09-06

In order to determine the condition regarding to the harvest and harvest allocation the employees of Shuakhevi Informational-Consultative Service Center meet farmers in village Baratauli and Chvana. As specialists find out farmers in above mentioned villages has good harvest of stone-fruits and seed-fruits; however realization of products is the problem there. In the consequence of it people demand to open the fruit processing enterprises in the municipality.   Agro Service Center specialists got acquainted with the...

Results of agrochemical research introduced with the residents of Khelvachauri

2013-09-05

Specialists of Agro Service Center begin to introduce the results of agrochemical researches and provide farmers with the recommendation regarding to the fertility of soil. They met the farmers in Makhinjauri, Akhalsheni and Ortabatumi community and explained the importance of rules people should follow while fertilizing the soil with organic minerals within the agro period and provided them with appropriate recommendations. Agrochemical researches of soil have been made in the frame of targeted program of the Ministry of Agriculture of A.R. and at present 1000...

Complex measures against the soil erosion introduced to residents of Zemleti community

2013-08-30

Innovations in agriculture, development of traditional species and exploration of new methods for introduction of new agricultural species were the main subjects of meeting with farmers in Zemleti community. The residents showed special interest toward the recommendations of specialists which implies replacement of corn and haricot bean crops with perennial species (nut and bilberry trees) on slopes in order to protect the soil from erosion. Above mentioned farmers made an initiative to restore the tobacco farming. Despite...

Workshop regarding to the establishment of farmers’ cooperatives

2013-08-30

Coordination meeting was held between the specialists of Informational-Consultative Service Center and the representatives of UNDP. UNDP project manager Lasha Komakhidze introduced the methods of creating farmers’ cooperatives with the specialists of Agro service-center which foresees selection of farmers having good intellectual abilities and wish to develop agribusiness.   “We will work together and teach farmers how to develop agro business and solve problems they have while working in their field,”...

Agriculture development program introduced with farmers

2013-08-29

In order to develop the demonstration projects in fruit and vegetable gardening, market-gardening and animal husbandry director of Agro Service Center Gocha Beridze and UNDP project manager Lasha Komakhidze meet the farmers in Khelvachauri. Meeting aims to determine the needs of farmers based on which the projects is to be implemented. Above mentioned projects is to be developed within the frame of project named “Support to the agriculture development in Ajara region” by the Agro Service Center which implies...

The employees of Batumi Informational-Consultative Service Center introduced the results of agrochemical research of soil to people

2013-08-26

The specialists of Batumi Informational-Consultative Service Center with the employees of "Anaseuli" Soil and Food Diagnostic Center introduced the results of agrochemical research of soil to the residents of Batumi industrial district. According to the research soil is characterized with low potassium and humus and strong acidity in this district. The Specialists provided the farmers with concrete recommendations regarding to the improvement of soil condition, according to which people will be able to fertilize...

The employees of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center observe motobloks

2013-08-26

The employees of Khelvachauri Informational-Consultative Service Center visit farmers who bought motobloks by co-financing with the ministry of Agriculture of A, R.  They got acquainted with the issues regarding to the exploitation and storage of motobloks. As specialist find out motobloks of farmers who took care of it was in good condition, while motobloks of those who didn’t take in account recommendations of specialists regarding to the exploitation rules go out of order earlier.  Agro Service Center specialists introduced motoblok safety rules...

Meeting with farmers begin within the frame of UNDP program

2013-08-23

Agro Service Center consultants financed within the frame of UNDP program begin meetings with farmers.  They met them in Tkhilnari community at Khelvachauri municipality in 23th of August. Specialists have provided farmers with consultation- recommendations regarding to the nontraditional plant varieties, description of long-term plant materials and their development perspectives, as well as intensive technologies for annual and perennial plants care,   animal hygiene, microclimate, heat and light regime in...

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