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Joint Press Release with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and Fukushima Prefecture Experience-based Fair of Advanced Agricultural Technology to be Held Initiative under the Fukushima Innovation Coast Scheme

On August 27, 2017, during to the scheduled time below, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI); the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; and the government of Fukushima Prefecture, will jointly hold an Experience-based Fair of Advanced Agricultural Technology. This event aims to provide local agricultural workers in the Hama-Dori area (a target district of the Fukushima Innovation Coast Scheme) with opportunities to see and test advanced technologies that can bring about efficient and high-value added agriculture, in an attempt to popularize the utilization of such advanced technologies that make agricultural practices more efficient and encourage local agriculture workers to resume their agricultural business.

1. Date of the event

August 27 (Sun.), 2017; from 12:00 to 16:00

2. Venue

Hama Technical Academy, Fukushima Prefecture (Address: 45-112 Sukakeba, Kaibama, Haramachi Ward, Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture)

3. Program

  1. Exhibition of advanced agricultural technologies, such as robot tractors, agricultural drones and power-assisting suits, and opportunities for visitors to experience and test the technologies Participating companies (tentative):

    - Accenture Japan Ltd.

    - Iseki & Co., Ltd.

    - Innophys Co., Ltd.

    - enRouteM’s Co., Ltd.

    - Satake Corporation

    - Space Entertainment Laboratory

    - National Agriculture and Food Research Organization

    - Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

    - Furuta Electronics Corporation

    - Vegitalia Inc. /Water Cell Inc.

    - The Vegetable Planet

    - Yanmar Agri Japan Co., Ltd., and others

  2. Fukushima Next-generation Agriculture Seminar
    Speaker: Mr. Nobuo Hariu, President, Butai Agri Innovation Corporation and Butai Farm Corporation

4. Contact counter

Secretariat of the Experience-based Fair of Advanced Agricultural Technology
Telephone: 03-3486-5105

Release date

August 10, 2017

Division in Charge

Fukushima New Industries and Employment Promotion Office, Fukushima Reconstruction Promotion Group

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8901, Japan Tel: +81-(0)3-3501-1511
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