Bari 5-8 October 2023
International Exhibition of Machinery, Plants and
Technologies for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry

Press Releases

October 9, 2023

Agrilevante, agriculture in celebration

The seventh edition of the international exhibition of technology and machinery for agriculture ended yesterday evening in Bari - with a record number of visitors. Businesspeople from 60 countries, more than 50 conferences, 1,200 business meetings reserved to foreign delegations of the ICE Agency. Rendez-vous for the next edition in October 2025.

October 8, 2023

Agrilevante, the circular bioeconomy protagonist of ITABIA events

The circular bioeconomy is a sector with great potential. Biomass-based production cycles significantly reduce the use of fossil sources, as they are fuelled by bioresources that are widely available, renewable and well distributed throughout Italy

October 8, 2023

Agrilevante, the circular bioeconomy protagonist of ITABIA events

The circular bioeconomy is a sector with great potential. Biomass-based production cycles significantly reduce the use of fossil sources, as they are fuelled by bioresources that are widely available, renewable and well distributed throughout Italy

October 8, 2023

Agri-culture, the first organic district on a Mediterranean island in Capraia

Agrilevante was the setting for presenting this initiative, which is part of the broader "Capraia Smart Island" circular economy project, aiming at enhancing the island's territory with concrete actions aimed at protecting agro-ecosystems, safeguarding the landscape, and reducing the environmental impact of human activities.

October 8, 2023

Food security: the relaunch of Italian-African cooperation

On the final day of Agrilevante, staged at the Bari exhibition centre, Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani emphasised Italy's role in agricultural development projects in Africa and the Mediterranean. A 'diplomacy of growth' to strengthen trade relations and at the same time support struggling countries.

October 7, 2023

Drones and self-propelled robots: agricultural machines "on the move"

Autonomous mechanical means are performing increasingly complex functions in agriculture, moving and intervening on crops independently. Experimental prototypes and technologies already in production on show these days at the Bari exhibition centre as part of Agrilevante.

October 7, 2023

Agrilevante, the success of the livestock section

Right from the first day of the fair, a large audience of operators, buyers, and enthusiasts crowded the tensile structure hosting more than 500 livestock, including cattle, horses, sheep, and farmyard animals, representing the most prized breeds. In the animal husbandry area, a rich array of initiatives including conferences, in-depth meetings, and exhibitions.

October 6, 2023

Water emergency, technologies and projects for the Apulia region

A meeting on water management was held in the setting of Agrilevante. Synergies between the world of research and management bodies for the optimisation of uses, network restructuring and wastewater recovery.

October 6, 2023

New technologies for quality agriculture

In attendance yesterday morning at the inauguration of Agrilevante, on stage in Bari until next Sunday, Undersecretary for Agriculture Patrizio Giacomo La Pietra reiterated the Italian government's commitment to agriculture and the role of the Italian agro-mechanical industry in the face of the demand for technologies emerging in the Mediterranean region. Incentives are coming for the renewal of the machinery fleet .

October 6, 2023

Agricultural machinery: strategic cooperation between Italy and North Africa

Between 1990 and 2022, the population of North Africa increased considerably, reaching 240 million inhabitants. The demographic boom strongly raises the issue of food security in the region. In this scenario, agricultural machinery is crucial for the enhancement of North Africa's agricultural potential. Cooperation with Italian industry is strategic for fostering mechanisation processes in the area.

October 6, 2023

Agro-mechanics exhibition: packed halls at Agrilevante

On yesterday's opening day, attendance figures indicate a total of 12,800 visitors, higher than on the first day of the previous edition. The programme of conferences and demonstrations of mechanical means, drones and robots for agriculture, which will be on display until Sunday afternoon, the last day of the exhibition, is in full swing.

October 5, 2023

Agrilevante inaugurated: agricultural technology on stage in Bari

The agricultural machinery and equipment exhibition gets off to a great start. Good attendance and a packed calendar of meetings on key topics for agriculture in Southern Italy and the new frontiers of the circular economy and bioenergy.

October 5, 2023

Agriculture: key sector for the Mediterranean economy

A press conference was held on the opening day of Agrilevante by Undersecretary for Agriculture Patrizio Giacomo La Pietra and ICE president Matteo Zoppas on the theme "Agriculture and cooperation: a policy for the Mediterranean". During the meeting, the central role of mechanisation in enhancing the agricultural economies of North Africa and the Balkans, areas of growing interest for Italian industries in the sector, was stressed.

October 4, 2023

Italian market: tractors down by 10%

In the first eight months of the year, registrations fell by more than the average recorded in Europe (-3%). In addition to rising prices and interest rates, the slowdown in the purchase incentive system also weighed on market trends. Declines were most marked in Apulia (-19%), while waiting for the funds allocated by the NRRP (EUR 47 million) to be released.

October 4, 2023

Agrilevante, a workshop for Mediterranean agriculture

Over the four days of the exhibition, more than 5,000 models were exhibited by 350 manufacturers, 50 of them foreign, representing 20 countries. Official delegations of foreign operators from 27 countries are expected. More than 40 thematic in-depth events are planned, with a focus on the major political and economic issues of the Mediterranean region. Simona Rapastella: Agrilevante is an example of technical, economic and political cooperation.

October 4, 2023

Agricultural machinery: growing market in the Mediterranean region

Tractor sales figures - presented today in Bari by FederUnacoma president Mariateresa Maschio - indicate a positive trend in southern Europe, the Balkans, North Africa and the Middle East. The Agrilevante exhibition as a vector of innovation for the entire Mediterranean region.

September 27, 2023

Agrilevante, agricultural machinery told in a comic book

Against the backdrop of the Bari exhibition, FederUnacoma is presenting a comic strip entitled "Federunacomics, agricultural machinery in safety", which tells the story of the agro-mechanical sector in the typical language of "comix", addressing an audience of young people interested in agriculture and the correct use of mechanical means.

September 26, 2023

Agrilevante, a full calendar of events

The exhibition of agricultural machinery for the Mediterranean is approaching its October appointment with a packed calendar of conferences, seminars and workshops. The focus of the event will be on policies and strategies for the development of the region's agricultural economies, as well as technical topics with in-depth studies by universities, sector publishers, and trade associations.

September 21, 2023

Agrilevante: training experiences for the "new generation"

The exhibition of agricultural machinery for the Mediterranean, staged in Bari from 5 to 8 October, includes initiatives specifically dedicated to students at agricultural and industrial technical institutes. Guided tours, workshops, seminars and driving simulators will be available for young people who aspire to work in contact with the most advanced agro-mechanical technologies.

September 18, 2023

Agrilevante, the Mediterranean exhibition with a 'global' profile

Around 120 official foreign delegates from 27 countries are expected at the Bari exhibition complex from 5 to 8 October, joined by thousands of independent operators expected from more than 60 countries. Business meetings between the delegations and exhibiting companies, scheduled for 5 and 6 October, will take place in a pavilion specially set up in the northern area of the Fiera del Levante. FederUnacoma: "the Bari exhibition has a Mediterranean vocation but is also confirmed as a pole of attraction for other agricultural economies".

September 15, 2023

Animal husbandry and stables 4.0: meeting at Agrilevante

A large exhibition of prized breeding animals and a programme of competitions and conferences on the most advanced technologies for the management of livestock farms are featured at the seventh edition of the show, scheduled from 5 to 8 October at the Fiera di Bari.

September 11, 2023

Agrilevante, robotic technologies in the spotlight

The great exhibition of agricultural machinery for the Mediterranean area, scheduled in Bari from 5 to 8 October, will inaugurate the REAL section, entirely dedicated to robotics and advanced electronics. A trial field will also be set up in the area where visitors will be able to see in action some of the latest generation technologies for typical vineyard operations.

August 3 2023

Summer 2023, the Agrilevante worksite

Preparations are underway for the next edition of the international exhibition of technologies for Mediterranean agriculture. The entire exhibition area of the Bari fairgrounds is busy, while the conference programme and the information and service activities implemented through the show's website are also running at full speed.

May 26 2023

Agricultural mechanisation, strategic cooperation between Italy and Serbia

During the Novi Sad agricultural fair, FederUnacoma president Alessandro Malavolti presented the 7th edition of Agrilevante, the great event for Mediterranean agriculture, to be held in Bari from 5 to 8 October. Delegates and buyers from Serbia are also expected in the Fiera del Levante pavilions.

May 26, 2023

Agrilevante, an international event

The participation of official foreign delegations from 35 countries, organised by Agenzia ICE and FederUnacoma, is confirmed. The programme for the presentation of the exhibition to the foreign press is in full swing: after the initiatives in Turkey, Morocco and Serbia, those in Greece and Algeria are already scheduled, while others are being planned in the target countries.

April 13, 2023

Agrilevante, the 2023 edition starts from Ciheam in Bari

During the press conference presenting the event, Ciheam director Maurizio Raeli stressed the strategic role of mechanisation for food safety. Bari's deputy mayor Di Sciascio highlighted the importance of the event for the entire city of Bari, while regional councillor Pentassuglia reiterated the importance of innovation for the renewal and evolution of agricultural economies. FederUnacoma president and director general Alessandro Malavolti and Simona Rapastella also spoke.

April 13, 2023

Agrilevante, the agricultural technology exhibition

The 2023 edition of Agrilevante, to be held at the Bari exhibition centre from 5 to 8 October, was presented at the Ciheam of Bari. The technical content of the exhibition is very high and the conference programme is extensive, devoted to agronomy, electronic and robotic technologies, as well as public financing for agriculture and policies for the development of the primary sector in the entire Mediterranean area.

March 31, 2023

Agrilevante, the great Mediterranean trade exhibition

From 5 to 8 October, the great event organised by FederUnacoma and dedicated to the agricultural supply chains of the Mediterranean area will be back on stage in Bari. New features of the 2023 edition include a large space for gardening and landscaping, and an exhibition area dedicated to robotics for agriculture, as well as several initiatives being planned. Simona Rapastella: "the fair talks about the crucial challenges of this important geographical area".

February 2, 2023

Agrilevante 2023: the organisational machine is up and running

Registration opened this morning for exhibiting industries that will take part in the event in Bari from 5 to 8 October. Great expectations for an exhibition dedicated to technologies for agricultural supply chains typical of the Mediterranean area, and which aims to repeat the levels of public attendance and international prestige achieved in 2019, before the suspension due to the health emergency.

October 13, 2019

Agrilevante, Mediterranean passion!

Record edition for the exhibition of machines and technologies held at the Bari exhibition centre. The number of visitors reaches 80.200, of which 3600 foreigners from 60 countries. Over 55 conferences and meetings on technical and economic issues to cover the myriad aspects of agriculture.