BS Reporter | Hyderabad July 7, 2014 Last Updated at 20:28 IST
The second edition of agriculture trade show, Agritex 2014, has brought together companies offering high-grade seeds, latest agriculture technologies and products for better farm productivity.
The three-day exhibition, inaugurated by A Padma Raju, vice-chancellor of Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, at the Hitex exhibition grounds here today, also displayed advanced farming equipment from across the world.
About 100 stalls have been set up by domestic and international companies. The state agriculture department has also put up a stall to educate farmers on various steps being taken by the government in Telangana. This edition of Agritex will provide knowledge to farmers in the local language.
Agriculture institutions including Nabard, Angrau, Directorate of Rice Research, National Institute of Rural Development among others are part of the event.
Under the Focus Edition of Agritex 2014- a program aimed at bringing together international firms in the global seed technology supply chain, and open up discussions on development opportunities seed technology and agriculture technology and business – SeedTech Asia platform will introduce leading seed technologies that benefit the Indian farmers.