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National Bee Day

The National Bee Day has been celebrated every year on April 30 - from this time the life really starts in the hives- since 1994, at the initiative of the National Hungarian Beekeeping Association. Its purpose is to draw attention to bees, the importance of their activities, and their indispensability in agriculture. 

Old Hungarian farm animal breeds at the National Agriculture and Food Exhibition and Fair

The Native Courtyard - with live animal exhibition- of the National Centre for Biodivertsity and Gene Conservation welcomed visitors with a diverse palette on the 79th National Agricultural and Food Exhibition and Fair this year. Visitors can see several old Hungarian farm animal breeds from Pannonic bee to Hungarian grey cattle.  

DAGENE study tour in the Research Centre for Farm Animal Gene Conservation

“Ecosystems, products, conservation” was the title of the annual international conference held by DAGENE – International Association for the Conservation of Animal Breeds in the Danube Region – and SAVE – Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe – in Kozárd, Hungary from 24th to 27th of June 2018. The four-day professional meeting was attended by nearly 50 experts from 14 countries.

British Poultry Science project on “Disseminating the concepts of poultry genetic conservation to the Mekong Delta – Vietnam”

Junior researcher of HáGK Dr. Thieu Ngoc Lan Phuong organised a special training course on poultry gene conservation at Tra Vinh University, Mekong Delta, Vietnam in January in 2018. The project was fully financed by British Poultry Science Ltd., Great Britain.