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Portfolio Agrofuture 2024

Sustainability and Innovation in Agriculture

Small producers and young farmers, ATTENTION!



I. Section: Green agriculture: Crucial debates and this year’s subsidies

08:30 - 08:35


Speaker: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média (Portfolio Csoport)

08:35 - 08:50

Green requirements in EU agricultural legislation – What direction can the Common Agricultural Policy take?

Speaker: Zsolt Feldman, State Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture

08:50 - 09:05

Local solutions to global sustainability and environmental problems

Speaker: Zoltán Demeter, Head of Agribusiness Development Department, K&H

09:05 - 09:20

Greening agriculture – Integration possibilities of energy efficiency and renewable energy in agriculture

Speaker: Róbert Fehér, CEO, 8G Energy

09:20 - 10:10

Roundtable discussion: A wave of farmer protests in Europe: What will be the fate of the Green Deal? – Key changes to the Agro-ecological Programme, agri-environment and eco-agriculture tenders in 2024 and from 2025

Moderator: László Hazafi, agriculture journalist, Portfolio/Agrárszektor

Conversation participants:


Coffee break

II. Section: Sustainable soil cultivation and agrarian robotics: The big possibilities of the future

10:30 - 10:40

Soil biology for our benefit: The invisible resource

Speaker: István Parádi, Assistant Professor, Eötvös Loránd University, Executive of ExperiPlant Ltd.

10:40 - 10:50

The role of organic yield enhancers and soil improvers in no-till sustainable agriculture

Speaker: György Fekete, Head of Research Centre, MATE Körforgásos Gazdaság Elemző Központ

10:50 - 11:30

Roundtable discussion: Hungarian perspectives of sustainable soil management – No-till farming, soil conservation farming, sustainable soil improvement

Moderator: Viktor Balázs, Field Expert, Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture

Conversation participants:

11:30 - 11:45

The role of innovation in EU direct agricultural support

Speaker: Dániel Bene, Advisory, Magyar Fejlesztésösztönző Iroda

11:45 - 12:30

Roundtable discussion: Newest trends in mechanisation innovations – The potential of robotics in agriculture, precision and digitalisation developments for sustainability

Moderator: Péter Miklós Varga, Permanent Expert, Cibus Hungaricus Foundation

Conversation participants:

  • Dr. Zoltán Balla, President, Agrár Innovációs Tagozat, Magyar Innovációs Szövetség
  • Antal Barabási, Managing Director, Robotic Management
  • László Stündl, dean, Debrecen University
  • István Szabó, Professor, Director of the Institute, Magyar Agrár- és Élettudományi Egyetem Műszaki Intézet
  • Levente Szabó, director of projects / Business Solution Directorate, 4iG


Lunch break


III. Section: Sustainable animal husbandry and feeding

Moderator: Péter Polgár, Associate Professor, Magyar Agrár- és Élettudományi Egyetem, Állattenyésztési Tudományok Intézet

13:30 - 13:45

Tackling antimicrobial resistance – Support and funding opportunities

Speaker: Imre Nemes, President, Nemzeti Élelmiszerlánc-biztonsági Hivatal

13:45 - 14:35

Roundtable discussion: Modern technologies and production practices in animal husbandry – Possibilities and benefits of sustainable feeding

Conversation participants:


IV. Section: Environmentally friendly crop production

Moderator: Dávid Mezei, Head of Unit, MBH Bank

14:55 - 15:10

Plant protection responses – How can we reduce environmental impact while maintaining efficiency?

Speaker: Sándor Fehérvári, Agronomy & Technology Head Europe, Syngenta

15:10 - 16:00

Roundtable discussion: Criteria for modern crop production and input management – Alternative crops, sustainable use of seeds, pesticides, and fertilisers, environmentally friendly products and technologies

Conversation participants:


V. Section: Improving irrigation is an accentuated goal

Moderator: Tamás Petőházi, Chamber Department Chair, President of the Grain Producer’s Association - Hungary

16:00 - 16:15

Mezőhegyes irrigation improvement pilot project: results so far and future plans

Speaker: Norbert Kovács, CEO, Nemzeti Ménesbirtok és Tangazdaság

16:15 - 17:00

Roundtable discussion: Fighting climate change through irrigation development: Subsidies and facilitations for irrigation investments – New tender opportunities and legislative changes in 2024

Conversation participants:

Networking & Champagne toast

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Organisation, general questions

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