In an atmosphere of respect and solidarity, the XXVIII International Blueberries Consulting Seminar began in Morocco
A broad participation of Moroccan producers and businessmen and numerous international assistance, in an atmosphere of fraternity and respect, has been the characteristic of the XXVIII International Blueberry Seminar which is carried out in the premises of the Hotel Les Dunes d'Or Center De Congrès, in the city of Agadir, Morocco.
After a solemn minute of silence for the victims left by the tragedy, for the recovery of the injured and "the peace of all the families of this beautiful country", the meeting began, which has the official support of the Moroccan Association of Red Fruit Producers (AMPFR) and Agadir Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIS).
The director Blueberries Consulting, Jorge EsquivelIn his opening words, in addition to reiterating solidarity with the pain of the Moroccan people, he highlighted that “this is the first time that we are in Agadir and our commitment is to come permanently (...) our interest in all the countries we visit is to be a real contribution to the local industry (...) our International Seminars have helped make industries such as Peruvian and Mexican protagonists and market leaders current”, he highlighted.
At the beginning of the first day he made his presentation Court Brazelton, who has made a complete report and analysis of the industry at a global level, with multiple data and statistics on production and demand flows in the main markets, ending with suggestions for producers and entrepreneurs with a view to increasing their yields and obtain greater profitability from your crops and business. We will address the details of this presentation in a special way in a following publication.
The rounds of questions have had a very good participation from the attendees, who have expressed their concerns regarding the sustainability of the industry and the profitability of the business, in a scenario of large volumes of product supply in the different markets.
The meeting continues in full development under the incessant heat of the beautiful city of Agadir and tomorrow's session will be mainly focused on the pot growing system and the most appropriate use of substrates in hydroponic production systems. The control of the main pests that plague Moroccan crops will also be addressed, along with the importance of some applications for better performance and strategies to manage abiotic stress through plant nutrition, among other aspects that will be analyzed.
These two days of XXVIII International Blueberry Seminar, who started this September 13 and conclude tomorrow, are the culmination of a set of previous activities carried out in Morocco, which began with technical visits by international specialists in the Moroccan fields.