On the occasion of World Health Day, Agriculture, Agro-Industry, Agri-Food Address of the IT “GCFalco” of Capua, Associated Headquarters of Grazzanise, the event “Sow your well-being. Tomatoes, good for you and for research”. The meeting, in collaboration with ALIDA – Italian Legal Association for Agri-food Law, was held in the Aula Magna by “F. Gravante” of Grazzanise.
Present were the Chief Teacher of the IT “Falco” Angelina Lanna, the Mayor of Grazzanise Enrico Petrella, the Chief Teacher of the IC “Gravante” Roberta Di Iorio, the President of the ALIDA Association Monica Salvatore, the Speaker of the “Umberto Veronesi Foundation “Elena Iovine as well as an agricultural producer expert in the cultivation of tomatoes from Villa Literno. Adriana Di Tella, Head of Plexus, moderated the session. The meeting aims to highlight, among other things, the importance and necessity of improving the earth’s local products and how much work remains to be done to achieve significant results. The opportunity was also useful to analyze the health benefits of red gold through the properties of lycopene, a vegetable nutrient and tomato. At the end of the conference, a representation of the students with the speakers, the manager and the mayor moved into the laboratory of the institute to experiment for the first time with the planting of tomatoes, very well guided by expert Giuseppe Guaglione, who accompanied. the “practicing farmers” at all stages of sowing. A very interesting and constructive but also great experience, not only for the students, but for all the participants. “This is a good time, and for that I want to thank the school directors Lanna and Di Iorio, as well as all the speakers, for emphasizing the importance of tomatoes in the human diet. The high quality of education offered by the Falco Institute will surely provide young people with all the necessary tools to be competitive for the needs of the future related to agriculture. According to Mayor Enrico Petrella. “The Agricultural Institute is ideal for those who want to work outdoors, have an interest in nature, the environment, the ecology and want to train in the agricultural, agro-food and agro-industrial sector. Visiting the agricultural institute means skills I have no doubt that the Falco Institute, thanks to the excellent work of the manager Lanna, d. ‘Teachers and technicians can be the forges of a new generation of enlightened agricultural entrepreneurs,’ concludes the Tricolor Band.