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Minister of agriculture and food Prof. Dimitar Grekov and H.E. Marcie Ries, US ambassador to Bulgaria, opened the National Demonstration Center for New Agriculture Technologies in the Agricultural University in Plovdiv. The project was carried out under the initiative of the Faculty of Agronomy with the support of America for Bulgaria Foundation, which funded the construction of the Center.


“I am glad that the business extends its hand to science and that the students have the opportunity to go very close to agriculture and get to know the new technologies, which are offered on the agricultural market. The demonstration days to be organized here will be a good opportunity to present the novelties, which will modernize the agricultural sector”, stated minister Grekov during the official opening. In this manner, the minister and H.E. Marcie Ries considered the agricultural machinery provided for the needs for the Center.

 Prof. Hristina Yancheva, Rector of the University, disclosed that the educational establishment and America for Bulgaria Foundation were working jointly under still another project, planning to build a demonstration farm for perennial plants.

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