Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Farm Tradefair "Agri Intex" Coimbatore - Introducting Soiless Agriculture

The 14th edition of Agri Intex 2014, an agricultural trade fair, is scheduled between July 18 and 21 at the Codissia Trade Fair complex here.

The event, which is aimed at transforming Indian agriculture, is being jointly organised by the small industries association Codissia and the State farm university.

Over 235 exhibitors have registered for participation, including exhibitors from Italy, Israel, Japan, China and Germany.

Tamil Nadu's Minister for Agriculture S S Krishnamoorthy is to inaugurate the expo.

Briefing presspersons, G Devaraj, Chairman, Agri Intex, said there would be display of Hydroponics (soilless agriculture), a workshop on Hydroponics, seminars on relevant topics for the benefit of the farming community, a farm research programme to create awareness and targeted business networking for companies seeking new business opportunities and so on.

He urged industry stakeholders to make good use of the opportunity.

As in the earlier edition of the expo, the second edition of the agricultural conference titled 'Next Generation Indian Agriculture' is slated for July 19 at the same venue.

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