UEVORA + ANCPA Treasure dissemination activity at the “Feira da Luz” an agriculture and livestock fair, 31.08.2018
The “Feira da Luz” Fair is one of the biggest agriculture/livestock fairs in south Portugal (this year had the greater live animal exposition). There is a day specially devoted to Alentejano Pig breed where the Breeders association ANCPA is responsible for the breed divulgation activities. Besides animal exposition and evaluation and products tasting, ANACPA organize also a technical session (Conversas da Montanheira) in order to update pig farmers about subjects of their potential interest. It was one of the best opportunities to disseminate Treasure project activities and results with a large audience formed essentially by Alentejano pig farmers.
The event included
A talk and power point presentation with:
– the Treasure project in general (participants, goals, main study lines)
– the participation of UEVORA/ANCPA on Treasure (Work packages, mains tasks)
– The main results on genetic studies and on the potential of the cross between the two major autochthonous Portuguese pig breeds (Alentejano and