“Plant cultivation to touch” from the 14th to the 16th June at the Kirschgartshausen test property near Mannheim – 382 exhibitors from 20 countries on site – DLG President Hubertus Paetow and Minister Peter Hauck open
(DLG). The Kirschgartshausen test material near Mannheim (Baden-Württemberg) will be the focus of agriculture next week. The occasion is the field days of the DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft), which will take place there from Tuesday, the 14th. June, up to and including Thursday, the 16th June, under the guiding theme “My crop cultivation. My future.” take place. 382 companies from plant breeding, the fertilizer and plant protection products industry as well as associations and institutions from 20 countries present an attractive and in this form unique information offer about crop cultivation in Germany. “We are pleased that this time the DLG Field Days can once again prove their great attraction and their position as the most important innovation platform for crop production as a face-to-face event,” explains project manager Andreas Steul from the organizer DLG. The DLG expects around 23,000 farmers and agricultural professionals from all over Germany and abroad.
The DLG field days will open on the 14th. June 2022 at 9.30 a.m. in Forum Tent 1 on the event site of DLG President Hubertus Paetow and Peter Hauck, Minister of Food, Rural Affairs and Consumer Protection Baden-Württemberg (CDU). As part of the opening event, the DLG also awards the Wilhelm-Rimpau Prize for three innovative and practical bachelor’s and master’s theses from plant production. The winners are Manuel Bongard from the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Lukas Förter from the Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Johannes Schneider from the Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg and Matthias Stettmer from the Technical University of Munich.
The exhibition grounds are open to visitors on the three days of the event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The day ticket costs 24 EUR (19 EUR as an online ticket). Free parking is available directly at the event site.
Guided tours for consumers on Thursday, the 16th June
For the first time, guided tours for interested consumers will be given on the last day of the DLG field days as part of the “discoverer tour” of the Forum Modern Agriculture with so-called “AgrarScouts”. These are farmers who volunteer to provide insights into agriculture in dialogue with consumers. Interested consumers can register for the discovery tours at www.dlg-feldtage.de/de/tour and thus receive free admission to the DLG field days. The morning tours start on the 16th. June at 10.30 a.m., the afternoon tours start at 2 p.m. and last about two hours each.
The DLG field days are organized by the DLG in cooperation with the Ministry of Food, Rural Affairs and Consumer Protection Baden-Württemberg (MLR), Raiffeisen Waren-Zentrale Rhein-Main eG Köln together with Raiffeisen Waren GmbH Kassel, ZG Raiffeisen Karlsruhe and Vereinigte Hagelversicherung. The Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (Berlin), the Federal Institute for Agriculture (BLE) in Bonn, Südzucker AG (Mannheim) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Agriculture and Viticulture (MWVLW), Rhineland-Palatinate in Mainz act as specialist partners.
Further information on the DLG field days 2022: www.dlg-feldtage.de