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Torre Pacheco's Cifea wins 'Agrolympics' and will represent Spain in the European Championship in Poland (06/04/2019)

The Integrated Center of Training and Agricultural Experiences (Cifea) of Torre Pacheco has been the winner in the 1st Agrolympics Agricultural and Food Competition that has been held in Spain, so it will represent our country in the European championship that will take place in Poland the next month of June.

In an exciting final, as only fifteen points separate the winner of the second place, the 17 participating groups overcame a score of tests developed over two days, in an environment in which camaraderie and good atmosphere prevailed.

Thus, the participants had to carry out tests such as setting up an irrigation system, performing grafts, packing and estimating the passage of vegetables and citrus fruits, throwing olive bones, sexing rabbits or recognizing raw materials in layers of animals.

Also others such as sausage and manual tying of sausages, making lemon juice, recognition of Monastrell wine aromas, tasting of oils and cheeses, tractor and trailer handling, ability to drive a tractor, or change the front wheels of a double traction tractor.

The rest of the participating teams, in descending order of classification, were the Rural Training Center of Moraleja (Cáceres), Cifea de Lorca (Murcia), CIFP San Rafael de la Santa Espina-team 1 (Valladolid), CF Rural Environment of Valmoral de la Mata (Cáceres), Agricultural School of Solsonès-team 1 (Lleida), EFA La Malvesía (Valencia), CIFP San Rafael de la Santa Espina -equipment 2, CI Agroforestry (Pamplona), and Cifea de Molina of Segura-team 1 (Murcia).

The classification continues with the Cifea de Jumilla (Murcia), School of Agrarian Training of Tacoronte (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Cifea de Molina de Segura -equipment 2, Epamac (Portugal), Agricultural School of Solsonès, School of Agrarian Training of Arucas (Las Palmas), and IFPA Los Llanos de Ariadne (La Palma).

'Agrolympic's, which was held within the framework of the Agricultural Technology and Agribusiness Fair of the Mediterranean - International Forum of Knowledge and Agricultural Innovation FAME INNOWA, was organized by the Ministry of Water, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Autonomous Community of Region of Murcia.

Source: Agencias

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