The Institute Directorate organized an event called "Meeting of Soil Water Science Society from Past to Present" due to the "Agriculture Week". Our former managers Mr. Fikret EYÜBOĞLU, , Mr. NACİ KURUCU, Ministry Counselor Dr. Müslüm BEYAZGÜL, Counselor of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Mr. Hasan PİRİNÇÇİ, Ministry Counselor Dr. Zekeriya SEVİM, Head of Soil and Water Resources Research Department Dr. Bülent SÖNMEZ, Head of Field Crops Research Department Ayfer ŞAHİN, Head of Department of Animal Health Food and Feed Research Ramazan BÜLBÜL, Retired Prof. Dr. Zeynep DERNEK, Retired Prof. Dr. İdris BAHÇECİ, Deputy Director of the Soil Water and Desertification Research Institute Mustafa BAĞCI and Ali İhsan YILDIRIM, Director of the Poultry Research Institute Dr.Serdar KAMANLI, Director of Agricultural Economics and Policy Development Institute Mehmet Cihad KAYA, İskender UÇAR, Adem İLBEYİ and our valuable elders and retired personnel have participated in the event.
After the wellcome speech of the Institute Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aynur ÖZBAHÇE, the Head of the Department of Soil Water Resources Dr.Bülent SÖNMEZ made the opening speech.
Agriculture and Forestry Specialist Sürur KIR made a presentation on the Importance of Agricultural Education in Agricultural R & D, after his presantatiton Prof. Dr. Orhan Doğan made a presantation about "TOPRAKSU" and Muhammed Halil KOPARAN made his presantation.
The program ended with the folklore team, the whirling dervishes performance and the musical performance of "Dertli Divani" who was included in the UNESCO Living Human Treasures List. We would like to thank the participants who participated in this meaningful day which we hoped to transform it into a traditional event.