Ternopil region farmers discussed the ways of sugar industry development
The meeting concerning sugar beet cultivation and its processing by commercial farm units was held at the «Agroprodservice» company.
Andrii Dykun, the Head of Ukrainian Agrarian Party, Mykola Pylypiv, the Head of Ternopil region Agriciltural Enterprises’ Association, the Director of “Arcadia” private company from Husiatyn district, Ivan Krysak, the First Deputy of the Head of Regional State Administration, Vitalii Sikorskyi, CEO of «Radekhivskyi Tsukor» LLC, were among invited guests.
More than 100 farmers of the region who cultivate beet discussed the main aspects of state support for agricultural industry in 2018, summaries of sugar beet production in 2017 and problems concerning production, supply and processing of sugar in 2018, changes in sugar beet market, selection progress and new technologies in its cultivation.
«The main problem for us is a season length. We must recognize that we cannot just spread European experience. We should search our own ways of root transportation and storage, not to lose sugar content,” mentioned Andrii Baran, Director of «Agroprodservice» company.
The participants decided to work on improving cooperation between manufactures and processers and, first of all, making it favorable for customers.
Press service of «Agroprodservice» company