NEW FIA PROJECT
In December, the Proffessional area of C.Abud & Cía. was adjudicated a new project, which was presented to the national call of the Foundation for Agricultural Innovation (FIA): Innovation projects for adaptation to climate change 2016, in which 180 proposals were presented at national level, with 22 approved and only 5 corresponded to private companies.
EThe project called "CHERRIES UNDER LOW DENSITY PLASTIC COVERAGE: Development and transfer of a new model of semi-permanent use as a tool to deal with climate change; Improve quality and productive efficiency; And to promote the sustainability of cultivation of cherries in Chile, "Code PYT-2017-0226, has a start date of March 2017 and a duration of 3 years. As partners of this project are Exportadora Subsole, Exportadora Rancagua, Serroplast and Consultora Diestre Tecnología, in addition, with the collaboration of the technical team of the Center for Research and Transfer in Irrigation and Agroclimatology (CITRA) of the University of Talca, Laboratorios Diagnofruit Ltda., Colmenares Los Cristales Company and the Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA).