The Food and Fertilizer Technology Center (FFTC) for the Asian and Pacific Region and the Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute (TARI) of the Council of Agriculture are collaborating in organizing the International Webinar on “Proficiency Testing of Soil/Plant Analysis and Workshop on Data Interpretation and Fertilization Recommendation,” which will be held on October 22, 2021. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop will be held online via WebEx videoconference system for all speakers and participants.
FFTC has invited Dr. Ichirou Uezono, the Laboratory Chief of Kagoshima Prefectural Institute for Agricultural Development, Osumi Branch in Japan, and Dr. FK (Frits) van Evert, Senior Research Scientist of Wageningen University and Research from the Netherlands to be our keynote speakers. Besides the keynote session, this workshop has three other sessions with the following themes: 1) The Final Report of Proficiency Testing Project; 2) Sharing of Experiences and Best Practices in the Application of Soil Testing and Plant Analysis on Rational Use of Fertilizers to Its Major Crops (Country Report); 3) Development of New Tools or Technologies on Sampling and Testing of Soil Testing and Plant Analysis; and 4) General Discussion.
We are cordially inviting experts from government agencies or accredited laboratories especially those working on soil testing, plant analysis or fertilization recommendation to join us in this webinar. This webinar is only open for those who have registered to join the Cisco WebEx Event system. The registration system opens today at 12 p.m. Taiwan time (GMT+8). For more information about this event, please check the webinar webpage (sites.google.com/fftc.org.tw/2021fftc-tari-pt-workshop/home), or follow us on our FFTC Facebook page and our official website.