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|AGRITECHNICA ASIA Conference Program|
|Grand Hall 202|
|CLAAS Technical Program|
|13.00-13.30||CLAAS Opening remark||
-Dr. Jens Oeding is Regional President Asia with CLAAS.
|It´s all about the cow -where silage quality starts.||-Mr. Jörg Wesselmann -Product Manager Self Propelled Forage Harvester, CLAAS Global Sales -Germany|
|Precision Farming (one of the topic of Intelligent Technology for Sustainable Agriculture-CLAAS Machines).||Mr. Benjamin Suchinda Punyaratabandhu Bhakdi, Regional Director of the CLAAS Global Sales GmbH|
|How technology help you make your farm profitable?||Samuele Pecorari from Alpego, Italy.|
|10:00-17:00||Can mechanization bridge the way to sustainable rice production?
Precision application of fertilizer in rice
Rice Crop Manager providing field-specific crop and nutrient management for increased yield and income
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
|Welcoming||Representative of Thai Rice Department|
|10:00-10:20||Key note: The need to mechanize rice production||– Dr. Bas Bouman, Director of RICE|
|1. Crop establishment|
|10:30-10:50||a. Laser leveling in small scale rice production – benefits from advanced technologies for resource poor farmers.||– Caling Balingbing, Senior Associate Scientist, Agricultural Engineering, IRRI Philippines|
|10:50-11:10||b. Crop establishment – achievements in technology||– Dr. James Quilty, Head Zeigler Experiment Station and Agronomist, IRRI Philippines|
|2. Climate change and Water saving|
|11:15-11:35||a. Rice and climate change – challenges in regions of Southeast Asia||– Dr. Ole Sanders, Scientist, IRRI, Philippines|
|11:35-11:55||b. ICT tools to accelerate the adoption of water saving technologies||– Dr. Sudhir Yadhav, Scientist, IRRI, Philippines|
|3. Crop management|
|12:00-12:20||a. The sustainable Rice Platform – Transforming the Rice Value Chain through engaging with the private sector||Dr. Bas Bouman, RICE Director|
|12:20-12:40||b. Rice crop manager and precision application of nutrients||Dr. Sudhir Yadhav, Scientist IRRI Philippines and Helmuth Lehner, Lehner GmbH|
|12:40-13:00||c. The fight against pests and insects – strategies in crop protection||Dr. Thomas Jaekel, Chief Technical Advisor, ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems (SAS)|
|4. Harvest and yield|
|13:50-14:10||a. Mechanization of rice harvest – lessons learned||– Martin Gummert, Senior Scientist, IRRI Philippines|
|14:10-14:30||b. Preventing straw burning in the field – options for sustainable rice straw management||– Dr. Nguyen Van Hung, Project Scientist, IRRI Philippines|
|5. Keeping the markets benefit|
|14:30-14:50||a. Enduring Rice Quality during Storage||– Mr. Ralph Kolb, CEO FrigorTec|
|14:50-15:10||Small Coffee Break|
|15:30-15:50||b. Embodying and Internalizing Sustainability Standards in Rice Value Chains||– Dr. Matty Demont, Senior Economist, IRRI Philippines|
|Panel Discussion on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization & Presentation of ReCAMA Research Paper|
|– Mr. Axel Wildner, Counsellor for Food & Agriculture, Embassy of Germany in Thailand|
– Mr. Stefanos Fotiou, Director, Environment and Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
|14:15-15:45||Panel 1 – Importance of Partnerships and Coordinated Regional Actions for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific||
Moderator: Mr. Klaus Erdle, Head, International Crop Production Center, German Agriculture Society (DLG, Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft)
– Enabling Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization Development in Asia and the Pacific through Regional Coordination and Standardization
|– Mr. Anshuman Varma, Programme Officer, CSAM|
– What are some of the important regional or cross-border challenges that need to be addressed for sustainable agricultural mechanization in Asia and the Pacific?
– What are the potential collaborative regional actions to be pursued for addressing the challenges?
– How can regional institutions like CSAM further contribute to partnerships and coordinated regional actions?
Dr. Saruth Chan,
Dr. Surendra Singh,
Mr. Madhusudan Singh Basnyat,
Mr. Rohan Wijekoon,
Ms. Dinh Thi Tam
|16:00-17:30||Panel 2 – Promoting Healthy and Prosperous Trade and Investment of Agricultural Machinery for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific||Moderator:
Dr. Watcharapol Chayaprasert, Head, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University
– Findings of the ReCAMA Paper on Trade and Investment Policies of Agricultural Machinery in Selected Countries
|– Mr. Lasantha Wickremesooriya, Lead Expert; Vice-President, Sri Lanka Agriculture Machinery Manufacturers and Suppliers Association|
– What are some of the important national level challenges that need to be addressed in your country?
– How can these challenges be overcome and what should be the role of governments, private sector and other stakeholders?
– How can trade in agricultural machinery better respond to the needs and demands of marginal and resource-poor farmers who make up the bulk of the farming community in the Asia-Pacific region?
|– Dr. Sultan Ahmmed,
– Dr. Astu Unadi,
– Mr. Munir Ahmad,
– Mr. Lasantha Wickremesooriya,
– Ms. Dares Kittiyopas
|17:30-18:00||Wrap up and Conclusion||– Mr. Anshuman Varma
– Mr. Klaus Erdle
We are expecting a large number of visitors from all corners of Asia-Pacific for AGRITECHNICA ASIA 2017, who will be seeking information about the latest developments in agricultural machinery and equipment. Alongside the many displays and presentations on exhibitors‘ stands, we aim to offer visitors a wide range of expert forums discussing topical, relevant and also international subjects.
Within the DLG Forum we would like to address and discuss aspects of practical relevance from the fields of agriculture, development and plant production. With your assistance we are gathering topics, questions and subject matter from the international stage too that we can present with suitable speakers and discuss with the public at AGRITECHNICA ASIA.
In the Forum companies may organize a 50 minute forum by themselves. Forum spots are billed at USD 400.- plus value added tax (VAT). To make a binding booking, please use the registration form. The main topics will be i.a.: crop management, tillage, marketing and consulting. For further information please contact Dr. Klaus Erdle, K.Erdle(at)dlg.org.
Thematic Forum Program
|AGRITECHNICA ASIA Forum|
|DLG Forum, Hall EH 106 / A6|
|11:00-12:00||Maschio Gaspardo in Asia, Achievements and Targets
Maschio Gaspardo – solutions for Thailand agriculture
|12:00-13:00||Storage – a challenge in every region||
|13:00-14:00||Open discussion with special guests||
|14:00-15:00||Indonesian Dairy Farming & Outlook for 2017||
|16:00-17:00||Sustainable Coffee Agriculture Development||
|17 Mar||11:00-12:00||Potential opportunities of crop rotations with paddy rice and dry crops, under the use of German agricultural technology in China / Jiangsu-Province||
Sino-German Crop Production and Agrotechnology Demonstration Park