Online conference "Online Seed Forum - 2021"
Mar 11, 2021

Conference time 11:00-14:00

Moderator: Andriy Kupchenko, Head of Business project unit, APK-Inform

11:00-11:15 Opening of the conference and presentation of speakers

Greetings from:

  • Viktor Karbivskiy, Chairman of the Board of Seed Association of Ukraine, General Director of Limagrain Ukraine

  • Siuzana Grygorenko, Executive Director of Seed Association of Ukraine

Section 1. Seed sector development trends

11:15-11:30 Seed sector and global perspective of seed trade

Michael Keller, General Secretary, International Seed Federation


11:30-11:45 Development prospects of seed industry in Ukraine amid new opportunities on the European market. Formation and support of international reputation of Ukrainian seed

Taras Kachka, Deputy Minister for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine, Trade representative of Ukraine


11:45-12:00 EU: perspectives and policy developments

Cesar Gonzalez, Manager Public Affairs, European Association Euroseeds


Section 2. Planting campaign of 2021: agro-climatic conditions, proposals from seed producers and farmers’ preferences

12:00-12:15 Formation of seed bank of grains and oilseeds in Ukraine amid changes in production structure

Andriy Kupchenko, Head of Business project unit, APK-Inform


12:15-13:30 Proposals and innovative solutions from seed producers

Trends in the development of the sunflower market in Ukraine and prospects for the season-2021

Gennady Malyna, Ph.D. s.-g. Sciences, Head of Oilseeds Technical Support Team of “Syngenta”


Ukrainian production of MAS SEEDS’ seeds for export: short-term trends

Mykola Chernysh, acting of the General Director, MAS SEEDS UKRAINE LLC


Innovative solutions of KWS

Victoriya Taran, Head of Marketing Department, KWS-UKRAINE LLC


Past, Present & Future directions of BASF seed business in Ukraine

Thierry Menou, Regional Business Head EMEA Seeds & Traits, Field Crops


13:30-13:45 Agro-climatic conditions and their influence on agricultural production in Ukraine. What seed producers and farmers should be prepared for

Tetyana Adamenko, Cand. Sc. Geography, Head of the Agrometeorology department at the Ukrainian hydrometeorological center


13:45-14:00 Discussion of speakers, questions from participants



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