Local farmers learn about new projects from Magro Bros and the ARA
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The Koperattiva tat-Tadam ghall-Ipprocessar’s Annual General Meeting was held on Monday at the premises of Magro Brothers Foods.
During the meeting the farmers watched presentations on two innovative and interesting projects for this year which are being carried out simultaneously by Magro Brothers and the Agricultural Rural Payment Agency (ARA).
Magro Brothers said that for 2019 it invested in a project on Cultivation Trials, involving new systems and methods, with an Italian Agronomer who has over 40 years of experience on tomatoes for processing.
The ARA meanwhile, has embarked on a new control system of monitoring for the VCS (Voluntary Coupled Support for Tomatoes). This project involves the use of earth observation satellites and mobile apps technology.