Sector

Agriculture

Inside the Agriculture section you can find the events, offered during the Expo 2015, that involve the whole chain: from vegetables to typical plantations, from cereals, typical fruit, floriculture and nurseries, to the equipment and materials used for product cultivation, packaging and marketing. More information...

Today the agriculture of the Venetian territory is mainly mechanized, with the result that the productivity level is notable internationally, while the percentage of labour is among the lowest in Italy.

The sector is ever more mechanized and specialized in the various productions; to be more competitive, farming companies group together increasing their area.


The region detains, with a wide margin of superiority, a leading position in the production of corn (one quarter of the national total), which is, by the way, a typical plantation of the Veneto, and even more in the production of soya (nearly half), which is, on the contrary, of recent introduction.

Moderate is the supply of wheat. Horticulture and fruit tree cultivation assume a very important role. Viticulture is widely spread in the whole hillside area and it provides internationally renowned wines.

Choose a Route inside this argument AGRICULTURE

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Vegetables and typical plantations
The Venetian territory is a wide land, characterized by an incredible variety of landscapes which range from lagoons and coasts to impressive plains, from hills to high mountain peaks. As a result of this variety, vegetables and typical plantations are quite varied

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Cereals
The term cereals is not a name of the botanic classification, but the generic name under which herbaceous plants are grouped together with fruit from which it is possible to extract flour. Besides indicating these plants, the term also indicates their grains and seeds, from which products are obtained

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Typical fruit
The fruit and vegetable sector in the territory of Venice is particularly important both for the farming and the agro-industrial fields, representing one of the first items of the Italian export.

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Floriculture and nurseries
Explore the different events presented in this section and plan your visit to Venice's best nurseries, get informed on various aspects of floriculture and take part in several events and initiatives.

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Equipment and materials for plantations
The territory of Venice has always had a strong agricultural vocation. Field specialization has reached, over the years, levels of excellence. This was made possible by a flourishing industry linked to the production of equipment and materials for production.

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Equipment for packaging and marketing
Packaging and marketing of agricultural products has assumed, over the years, an ever increasing strategic significance.

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