Buzzing Chandigarh (Sonam) Chandigarh, November 22, : 13th Edition of the CII Agro Tech India this time has a lot of new agro and food products in store for the farmer community, which holds apt with its theme for this year, ‘Technology in Agriculture: Increasing Farmers’ Income’. CII Agro Tech India 2018, India’s Premier Biennial four-day Agri and Food Technology Fair, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is being held from December 1 to December 4, at Parade Ground in Sector 17, Chandigarh, sharp at 1000 hours. The participating countries include Great Britain, China, Canada, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Spain. A number of first time launches would take place at the four-day fair. While Canada would be showcasing its products like swine genetics, grain handling and storage systems, instant quick freezers, etc. to name a few, the country would also be launching new technique for soil testing, ovine genetics, and bacterial treatment equipment.Great Britain would be announcing first of its kind electronic smart watering system, environmentally safe disinfectants, pedigree pigs and genetics, new kind of packaging for long shelf life, besides other products.
Round Straw Balers, the most environment friendly way to collect straw from the field for ease in transportation and storage shall also be introduced during the fair. German Companies are introducing one of their unique techniques used for sowing wheat without any burning of rice residue. This technology is eco-friendly, preferable for the health of soil as well as it also saves water. Machines for making wood from cow dung shall also be demonstrated. Conventionally fire wood, electricity or LPG gas is used for cremation purpose. In India people prefer traditional products for cremation like wooden logs and dried cow dung logs. Compared to fire wood and other alternatives, cremation using cow dung logs cost less.