It is a holiday that is commemorated during the first half of October and seeks to bring together all the inhabitants with the same goal: to celebrate and have fun. But above all things, pay tribute to farm workers, recognize the abundance of nature and thank the new ways of harvesting. More specifically, it aims to recall the visionary idea of those agricultural producers who, looking for new techniques for soil treatment and conservation , introduced direct planting as a mode of cultivation.
Like every traditional festival in the country, this meeting offers its visitors all kinds of services and fun. Musical and artistic expressions , craft food production, industrial, commercial and general service exhibitions. With a marked line: to demonstrate the wealth and economic potential of southeastern Cordovan.
The birth of a tradition
The department of Marcos Juárez is the general representative of the whole area of Córdoba which is characterized by its fertility and agricultural performance. The National Festival of Direct Sowing was born in 2000. It was an initiative that emerged when the Argentine Congress declared the National Capital of Direct Sowing to the towns of Monte Buey and Inriville. Thus, the department of Marcos Juárez was designated as a pioneer of the initiative that would become a tradition. In addition, the city of Monte Buey would be responsible for the annual organization of the celebration.
With the passage of time, edition after edition, Monte Buey became the star of this celebration. This small town located in the south-east of the province of Córdoba, is surrounded by fertile lands and several watercourses. The celebration of this national holiday involved a wide tourism development . As it invites producers from all over the world to celebrate, and Monte Buey is an ideal place for those who want to enjoy the tranquility and the outdoors.
What is celebrated?
The celebration is focused on honoring the method of direct planting. This is an avant-garde innovation in the world of agriculture that was born as a result of the studies of a group of agricultural producers. It was in the late 1970s that this sector began to worry about the wear and tear that occurred in the soil and the erosion of nutrients in the earth. Thus, with the need for a change and review of procedures, they began to plant crops directly on the stubble of the previous harvest. This innovation was called “direct seeding” and consisted of a radical change in agricultural processes, resulting in positive changes.
Celebration of the camp
This holiday is of a national character because the methodology of direct planting spread throughout the country. eacute; ndose in an advance of the sector. This is how this party was organized, consisting of three days full of activities related to training and leisure. There are three whole days in which there are activities to do, during the day and at night.
One of the main attractions is the agro-industrial fair, in which all the innovations related to sowing and seeds are presented. During lunch and dinner times, the property is filled with traditional meals prepared on the disco. Since the disc is a tool that is used in the plow to work the earth. In addition to the exhibition stands, sowing and seed quality competitions are given. In the afternoon, the stages are flooded with artists who share their skills and performances . Music, dance, humor and different talents delight viewers.
Argentina, nacida en Córdoba. Investigadora en el área de lingüística. En formación constante sobre las Letras y sobre la vida, gracias a la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba. Mis experiencias en viajes me llevaron a aprender cada vez más idiomas y querer conocer diversas culturas desde adentro. Pienso en la escritura como una herramienta para transformar el mundo y volverlo un espacio justo y equilibrado.