From 21 to 23 October, agriculture and the breeding system will be protagonists at FAZI 2022
The primary sector will once again be the protagonist at Centro Fiera Montichiari with the 94th edition of the FAZI Italian Zootechnical Agricultural Fair, scheduled from 21 to 23 October 2022. The 2022 edition will offer a complete exhibition overview of the agricultural supply chain, focusing on the key themes of agriculture and the challenges facing the sector in the coming years: agro-livestock production, animal welfare, environmental sustainability and energy production. FAZI Fiera Agricola Zootecnica Italiana counts on the presence of the most important Italian and international brands of agricultural machinery and equipment, products and equipment for animal husbandry, solutions for stables and animal shelter and breeding facilities, which allow to combine efficiency, containment costs and environmental sustainability, but also renewable energy, technologies and innovations for agriculture and animal husbandry 4.0 with a high rate of digitization.
Animal husbandry is at home in Montichiari. The 94th edition of the FAZI will fall less than three months after the entry into force of the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy. There are many issues that agriculture will have to address, starting with the dynamics related to production. It will be necessary to combine environmental sustainability with the need for greater productivity in the field, also to respond more effectively to the increases in energy and technical means, which are weighing on company budgets. On the other hand, the rush of cereal and oilseed price lists for non self-sufficient farms with the food ration, forced to bear higher production costs, which do not always correspond to market prices in step with the need for profitability, are worrying.
Already today the agricultural system and supply chains are going through phases of tension and uncertainty, accompanied by a worldwide crisis that involves – between the tail of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine – international trade, increasing the risk of famine and tension. in the most fragile areas and putting pressure on farms.
FAZI 2022 will be the occasion for an all-out confrontation for the agricultural world, thanks to a program of conferences and seminars that will involve the highest institutional offices and representative associations of the agricultural and livestock sector.
“FAZI – anticipates the director of the Centro Fiera di Montichiari, Ezio Zorzi – with an exhibition offer on an area of about 45 thousand square meters and a strong push towards renewable energy, precision agriculture and digital solutions, zootechnics 4.0 , is confirmed as a highly attractive event for agriculture and professional breeding “.
Thanks to the collaboration with the Italian Breeders Association and ANAFIBJ (National Association of Breeders of the Italian Friesian, Brown and Jersey Breed), the next FAZI will host the 70th edition of the National Show of the Italian Holstein Friesian, the 11th edition of the National Show of the Jersey Dairy Cattle. Italian Jersey breed, as well as the 10th edition of the Open Junior Show reserved for young breeders from various European Union countries. The exhibitions, with garments from all over Italy, represent the spearhead of Italian dairy farming, reservoir of the great DOP and dairy products Made in Italy, increasingly appreciated worldwide (+ 24.9% growth in value of exports dairy products in the first two months of 2022 compared to the same period of 2021, according to the calculations of Clal.it).
Furthermore, the confrontation in the livestock ring will be an opportunity to frame the new challenges in terms of morphology, productivity, animal welfare and the one health approach and reduction of emissions. All guidelines that, between the demands of the company and green guidelines, are on the agenda for breeders.