The International Conference “Sowing 2018. Technologies of feed crops and oilseed cultivation, harvesting and storage” which will held with the support of the N.I.Vavilov Institute of Plant Genetic Resources (VIR).
The event will bring together leading experts from Russia, China and Europe, representatives of federal and regional authorities, agroholdings and agricultural producers, trading, seed companies, manufacturers of plant protection products and equipment for sowing, harvesting and storage, specialized institutes and associations.
The format of the conference allows participants to learn the latest industry news, hold negotiations, meet with colleagues, expand the range of business contacts.
Especially for conference participants will be organized an exclusive excursion to the Museum of N.I.Vavilov Institute of Plant Genetic Resources (VIR) with a visit to the collection of unique seeds ( on February 20).
The Vavilov Institute is a completely unique place, where a collection of seeds of all agricultural species and varieties (including old-fashioned) plants is stored. In fact, this is not only a national treasure, this is the province of all mankind.
N.I.Vavilov Institute of Plant Genetic Resources (VIR) with a system of experimental stations is one of the world’s largest genetic banks of cereals, fruit, berry and other crops, and also a unique gene pool of forage plants which possess all resistance genes.