The XIV Plant Protection Counseling Session organized by the Plant Protection Society of Serbia was held from November 27 to December 1, as the largest vocational gathering where, each year, the latest information in the field of plant protection is exchanged and the current problems and subjects that defined the previous period are discussed.
According to a report by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia based on information collected by the Customs Administration, the export value of the 15 leading exporters in Serbia for 11 months of 2017 was EUR 3.8 billion.
A huge charity event called “Topli dinar” (“Warm Dinar”) organized by the supermarket chain PerSu, and supported by Victoriaoil, a Victoria Group member company, has been completed.
During the month of October, this supermarket chain donated 1 dinar from each purchase, amounting to over 1.5 million dinars for firewood for 100 of the most disadvantaged families in Vojvodina. The firewood was distributed during the first half of November.
Victoria Group took part in the “Originalni razgovori” (“Original Conversations”) project organized by Original Magazine and the Novak Djoković Foundation. The goal of the project was to give young people who do not have extensive work experience a chance to speak to HR experts from big Serbian companies, and to provide them with an opportunity to improve their communication skills, boost their CV and overcome stage fright when presenting their skills to a potential employer through job interview simulations.
The 7th Agricultural Forum “Food for Europe” organized by the Economics Institute and the Serbian Association of Agricultural Economists was held in Vrdnik, November 16-18, gathering scientific and practical experts. Representatives from the government, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SANU), Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia (PKS), agricultural and food companies and cooperatives took part in the Forum discussing the subject of “smart agriculture”.
On October 31 and November 1, the final regional meeting of the National Supervisory Boards of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia within the “GMO-free Quality Soybean From the Danube Region” project of the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) was held in Teslić.
The fourth charity cooking event “Izađi mi na teglu” (English: Go Out and Fill a Jar) was held this year. The promotion of ajvar as a Serbian gastronomic brand was followed by it being donated to the institutions from the municipalities hosting this event.
The starting point leading to high quality and high yield is the implementation of the agrotechnical measure known as soil fertility analysis. Fertility analysis enables agricultural manufacturers to save money indirectly, by learning about the chemical value of the soil based on the results of the analysis and consequently about which mineral fertilizers should be added and in which quantities.
The month of September was marked by several events of significance for domestic veterinary experts. The Veterinary Institute Subotica, which operates within Victoria Group, participated in these events, presenting its wide range of feed products and pharmaceuticals for animals.
The 26th Poulterers Conference organized by CIIP Živinarstvo took place from September 26 to September 30 on Tara Mountain with a number of international participants. In the course of the event, more than 170 participants had the opportunity to find out all the details about agro pellets for animal litter, a new product placed on the market by Victoria Starch, a member company of Victoria Group.