Agricultural Congress in Nicaragua

On November 3rd and 4th entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector will be meeting in Managua to discuss issues such as adaptation to climate change, production systems and soil management.

Monday, October 19, 2015

The Second National Agricultural Congress organized by the Union of Agricultural Producers of Nicaragua (UPANIC) will be held at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center in Managua.

Michael Healy, president of UPANIC, told that ".... we will address this issue because it is fundamental to try and raise awareness among producers to succeed despite this phenomenon. He added that they will address important issues such as the adaptation of the production system to climate change and there will be talks on soil management, integrated irrigation management, that is to say, how to deploy systems more efficiently and make irrigation profitable; biotechnology, which is linked to resistance to drought; improved pasture, and improved seeds, among other things. "

"... Healy said the goal is that the Congress will provide - to the producer- learning technology, they can see the product and have the bank to finance improvements in productivity, all in one place. "

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