Professional Tours Description 2018-04-24T08:35:55+00:00

Tours Description

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As part of the 20th Edition of Agritech Israel 2018 Conference and  Exhibition, we offer custom-tailored Professional Agriculture Tours that are designed for international participants who wish to familiarize themselves with Israel’s leading cutting-edge industries.

International participants can choose to join one of the full-day professional agriculture tours organized on May 10, 2018. Participation in the tours will be available for a registration fee and will be based on a first-come, first-served basis.  On-site registration for professional tours will be possible in Hall 1, based on availability.

The Professional Tours will be conducted in the English language. Names of the companies being visited are subject to change. A detailed itinerary will be posted closer to May 10th. Each company visit will last approximately 1.5 hours. The tour includes a bus, lunch and a professional guide.  The tour will depart the Tel Aviv Convention Center at 8:00 and return at around 17:30.

For more information please contact registration@kenes-exhibitions.com.

Please note: Tours with less than 15 registered participants will be cancelled. We may refer you to another tour with available space otherwise a full refund will be issued.

You can choose one of the following tours:

Greenhouses tour

The Greenhouses tour provides the perfect opportunity to visit sophisticated automated greenhouses that make use of indoor and outdoor, state-of-the-art equipment, such as humidifiers, trellis, etc. to maximize production and profitability.

View the greenhouses that are constantly perfecting the science of planting roots in a shallow stream of recalculating solutions which provide all the elements required for maximum productivity.

The Greenhouses tour will visit the following companies: Green 2000, Top Greenhouses Ltd. and Metzerplas.

Aquaculture farming tour

The Aquaculture Farming tour will take a close look at the comprehensive integrated aquaculture solutions for the entire fish production cycle expertise. This tour provides the perfect opportunity to see a complete package from business development concept through system and production line engineering design and set-up, as well as operation and maintenance. A definite “must-see” experience for Aquaculture Farmers.

The Aquaculture Farming tour will visit the following companies: Green 2000AquaMaof and Abundance.

Precise Agriculture tour

The Precise Agriculture tour takes an in-depth look at farming management concept based on observing, measuring and responding to inter and intra-field variability in crops. The goals set here are to define a decision support system for whole farm management, in order to optimize returns on inputs, all while ensuring that resources are protected and preserved by utilizing technological capabilities such as, data collection and analysis, which can be displayed in a variety of devices: cellular, computer and all types of remote control and IoT.

The Precise Agriculture tour will visit the following companies: SupPlant, Netafim and Roots–Sustainable Agricultural Technologies Ltd.

Irrigation tour

The Irrigation & Fertilization tour will introduce you to leading global producers and providers of tailor-made irrigation solutions, all incorporating a wide range of cost-effective and customized technologies which are shared worldwide. There are many varied requirements when it comes to irrigation and fertilization. Learn about high quality solutions that deliver increased productivity per unit, which leads to higher crop yields, minimizes risks, and saves precious non-renewable resources. Drip irrigation in particular, was pioneered by an Israeli inventor.

Join us in meeting the leading providers of potash, phosphate and technology-rich specialty fertilizers. These fertilization specialists understand the critical inputs that farmers need to increase their yields and improve the quality of their crops.

The Irrigation tour will visit the following companies: NaanDanJain Irrigation Ltd., SupPlant and Netafim.

R&D Professional tour

The R&D Centers tour will give you the perfect opportunity to see first-hand the extraordinary resources and intelligence needed to ensure the future of the varied farming enterprises. Join us in exploring the research on a variety of topics and areas of special expertise such as:
• Agriculture under arid conditions
• Agriculture on marginal soils
• Irrigation using effluent and saline water
• Crop cultivation in protected environments
• Freshwater fish farming under conditions of water shortage
• Minimization of produce losses through use of the latest pest control and post-harvest storage methods
• Breeding and development of new strains of crops and domestic animals better suited to the adverse conditions which already exist in many parts of the world, and which are likely to become even more prevalent in the future.

The R&D Centers tour will visit the Volcani Institute, the R&D Center in Lachish and the R&D Center South.

Multidisciplinary agriculture tour

The Post Harvest, Dairy and Seed tour is a tour that will combine visits to companies from 3 diverse industries.

The Postharvest Treatment segment will focus on the handling stage of crop production immediately following harvest, including cooling, cleaning, sorting and packing, all aimed at maintaining the best quality at all times. Postharvest treatment is an integral part of the agricultural process and the beginning of another important journey to ensure the final produce remains healthy.

The Dairy Farming segment explores solutions for the establishment and management of dairy farming projects, including solutions for design, construction, installation and supervision. Learn about automated modular systems designed for intensive dairy farm management and fully integrated software that collects information about each animal and stores, analyzes and displays the data in easily accessible reports.

The Seeds segment examines research methods, plant breeding, seed production and processing of hybrid vegetable varieties. View first-hand the developments of new hybrids with novel traits of quality, taste, flavor, uniformity, high nutrition values, shelf life, combined with high yield, in an environmental friendly process. The hybrid varieties are suitable for the commercial outdoor or greenhouse growers.

The Post Harvest, Dairy and Seed tour will visit the following companies: Eshet Eilon Industries, LTD. (Post Harvest), Afimilk (Dairy) and SOLI, Ltd. (Seeds).

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Registration Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be emailed to: registration@kenes-exhibitions.com
Refund of registration fees will be as follows:

  • Until and including March 28, 2018 – full refund less $35 USD for bank charges
  • From March 29, 2018 until and including April 8, 2018 – 50% refund
  • No refund on cancellations from April 9, 2018