Food & Agri

United Agri Tech expo beings in Coimbatore

Friday, Mar 18, 2016,16:34 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Coimbatore | To teach the farmers latest farming methods, the 5th edition of a tech-based agricultural exhibition began here today. The exhibition ‘United Agri Tech 2016′ was aims at exposing farmers to latest agricultural technology available in the market to bridge the gap between farmers and technology, Director of United Trade Fairs India, Bhagyaraj told reporters here.

The last edition held at Madurai had a business worth Rs 15 crore and this edition is expected to cross that amount, he said. There are around 80 stalls, displaying technological farming equipment, including power tilles, motors, pumps, drip irrigations sytems, harvest kachines and non technical items like natural fertilisers, minor millets and books on farming and nursery, in the three-day exhibition.