Mar 30, 2017
Interpoma China set for June 28-30

The Interpoma China Congress & Exhibition 2017 will be hosted by Fiera Bolzano, Weihai Municipal Agricultural Bureau and the Quingdao Agricultural University for experts and representatives of the apple industry in China.

In total, there will be ten or so speakers from the world’s leading apple production areas who will be addressing issues currently affecting the industry, from Wednesday, June 28 to Friday, June 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The first day (Wednesday, June 28) will be dedicated to the theme of “China and the apple industry in the world” and will involve discussions on the current status and prospectives for the apple industry throughout the world. Other topics to be discussed include apple quality standards, consumer trends and marketing operations in the world, along with high-density planting.

The second day (Thursday, June 29) will tackle “Various techniques from tree nursery to orchard,” looking at cultivars, nurseries, irrigation, fertilization, soil management, thinning and management of pests and insects.

The final day (Friday, June 30) will focus attention on “Saving costs and increasing efficiency.” In particular, discussions will center on mechanization, labor saving strategies and orchard management. Examples will be provided from other nations on modern apple industry organizations and there will be an illustration of new techniques and economic ways to transform and upgrade the apple industry in China.

The conference will also involve an exhibition on Chinese and international companies from the apple sector, which will be open to the public on Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The project is being organized in cooperation with the Weihai Municipal Agricultural Bureau, the Fruit Tree and Tea Workstation Weihai City, the China Council of the Promotion of International Trade, Weihai Branch and The Weihai News Group.

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