International Asparagus Days

2 October 2019

The International Asparagus Days is an international professional event to be held from 29th to 30th of October in the Parc des Exposition d'Angers, in France. This is the latest edition following the two previous ones in Cesena, Italy, in 2018 and in Le Barp, France, in 2013. This 2019 event featurs:
An exhibition area with specialised companies coming from all the world (Tuesday, October 29th - Wednesday, October 30th).
Conferences with round tables offering an up-to-date overview of agronomical, commercial and technological issues related to asparagus growing (Tuesday, October 29th - Wednesday, October 30th)
Indoor demonstrations in the exhibition venue (Tuesday, October 29th - Wednesday, October 30th)
Two technical visit routes either in Nouvelle Aquitaine or Val de Loire (Monday, October 28th and Thursday, October 31st).

More information, please visit: www.asparagusdays.com

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