28th International Fair of Agricultural Techniques AGROTECH
About the event
Mighty and powerful - Agrotech attracts visitors from all over Poland
Farmers came from various parts of the country, even from distant Zachodniopomorskie and Wielkopolskie voivodeships. All wanted to attend the 28th edition of the Agrotech agricultural technology fair. The event, held from 17 to 19 March, gathered nearly 70,000 participants, 450 companies from 15 countries. – It is worth travelling 500 kilometres to see this exhibition. We will come back next year too - said farmers from the north of Poland.
The 28th The International Fair of Agricultural Techniques AGROTECH attracted almost 70 thousand visitors and participants. Visitors became familiar of the exhibition prepared by 450 companies from 15 countries, including Finland, France, Greece, India, Ireland, Latvia, Great Britain, Germany and Ukraine. – We come from Zachodniopomorskie and Wielkopolskie; we look for precision farming solutions, such as navigation and terrain mapping. There are many such offers, it was worth driving 500 kilometres to see them - said the farmers. - We will certainly come back in a year's time.
Global and Polish premieres - the Agrotech's hit
Agrotech 2023 was the place where the latest and most popular solutions were presented. Landini and Case IH have selected Targi Kielce as the venue for the world premieres of models that have just left the factories. A spectacular unveiling of the Italian model - 300 hp 8-310 VS proved to be a real hit. Tracked tractors and harvesters presented by John Deere, Claas, Case IH, New Holland, Landini were very popular. New products were also admired at the expo stands of Fendt, Valtra, Deutz - Fahr, Zetor, Massey Ferguson, Farmtrack, Iseki, LS, Kioti. The electric Solis model were eye-catchers.
Many Polish manufacturers of agricultural machinery are also satisfied with their participation in the exhibition. The expo stands offered a diverse and rich portfolio; the exhibitors group included Pronar, Agro-Masz, Dexwal, Landstal, Hydro-Masz, Metal-Tech, Zasław, Euromilk, Zuptor, Akpil, Bury, Krukowiak, Rolsad, Dziekan. – Agrotech is very important to us, as it is the largest indoor exhibition in the country. This year's show is fantastic, with great attendance. We meet new and prospective customers, many of them have placed orders. So we are satisfied - says Piotr Stanek, director of domestic sales at Unia. Many exhibitors booked expo stands for next year already during the event.
Fertilisers, protection and seeds Natural in Targi Kielce
Each expo stands in the ten expo halls prepared and in the outdoor exhibition grounds proved to be very popular among visitors who became familiar with producers of farm service equipment, product packaging machines. Many people inquired about fertilisers, plant protection products, especially organic ones. – Farmers want to offer healthy produce, so they expect to be offered natural production means. We received orders for three days of the expo - experts at the Kielce Industria's confirmed. Farmers were also offered the selection seeds, seed grain, fodders and preparations for animals.
Awards and distinctions for innovation showcased by Agrotech exhibitors
Modern solutions, both in the machinery and fertilisers domain, were registered by the exhibitors to join the competition which can win the Targi Kielce Gold Medal for the best products. The gala ceremony was when the winners were awarded the Medals and distinctions. The first day of the Agrotech witnessed the presentation of Prestigious awards were granted for products submitted by Case IH, New Holland, Claas, Merlo, Fendt, Vantage, Hardi, Poznańska Hodowla Plant and GoudenKorrel. Find the comprehensive list of awarded products https://www.targikielce.pl/agrotech/about-event/nagrody-i-wyrozrzenia
JAR-MET was presented the Minister of Agruculture and Rural Development's Cup for thirty years of experience in the production of a wide range of agricultural machines which feature modern construction solutions, durability and functionality
Targi Kielce appreciated Adam Nowak, President of the National Board of Rural Youth Association, thanking him for 15 years of cooperation in organising the National Final of the Young Agricultural Producers Olympics in Targi Kielce. The Management Board also appreciated Leszek Weremczuk, Director of Dealer Network Development at Unia, Chemirol Capital Group, for 25 years of cooperation, contribution to the development of Polish agriculture, industry professionalism and involvement in the promotion of the Agrotech expo at home and abroad.
Institutions offer advice and attractions during agricultural show
For all three days, farmers made the most of specialist advice offered at the expo stand of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and subordinate institutions - the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture and the National Centre for Agriculture Support. The Farmers' Social Security Fund was also present with an interesting educational offer - the competitions for children and adults and a special show. Tomasz Klimkowski, a popular tiktoker who is into the agro industry, presented three types of clothes for various work on the farm. - At the start of the new season, we remind farmers of the safe work rules. The knowledge dissemination mode was truly appealing for the visitors - said Tadeusz Jakubowski, director of the Kielce regional branch of KRUS.
Subsidies and eco-schemes - right to the point Targi Kielce
Other experts from consulting companies provided information on subsidies and the new Common Agricultural Policy. Many people took part in the "Precession in agriculture" conference featuring specialists and talks about the co-financing possibilities for new technologies and the benefits of using agriculture 4.0 solutions. The hall was filled with farmers joining the workshops "Ecoschemes for agricultural producers". Pro Invest Professionals calculated the amounts a farmer could obtain, depending on the type of crops and livestock. - Quickly, to the point, now I have a grasp of the situation - said the farmer satisfied with the participation.
Influencers - a sensation in Kielce
The expo attraction - the opportunity to talk and take a picture with people you have known from the Internet. The crowd joined the meeting organised by Targi Kielce. The session featured Magda Urbaniak, i.e. Magda Tractormania, Tomasz Klimkowski - swietokrzyskifarnik and Sebastian Staniewski - Fit Farmer. The room was filled to the brim, many questions were asked, and the most difficult one related to dreams. Fit Farmer revealed that he would like to win a professional MMA fight. - Independence from the weather... I know it's impossible, but it's always worth dreaming - said Tomasz Klimkowski. After the meeting, numerous participant used the photo opportunity with their idols.
The popular influencers could also be found in the expo halls - they visited the exhibition, as well as at the expo stands of many companies. They attracted crowds, wherever they went. The self-proclaimed Commune Leader of the Lublin region taught the dance which made hom famous on the TikTok portal. Weronika and Marlena from GR Załoga proved that Agrotech is much more than machines, but also great fun. Visitors met Grzegorz Bardowski, Non-Professional Farmer, Farmer Looking for, Farmer on time, Agro.Lovers…
The power of attractions and excitement! We look forward to seeing you at the Agrotech - March 2024!