Events

Open Day 2014 at Tsukuba Agriculture Research Hall

Updated:March 20, 2014 (Thursday)

In line with Science & Technology Week 2014, we will hold Open Day at Tsukuba Agriculture Research Hall. The event is co-hosted by NARO Agricultural Research Center (NARO/ARC), NARO Institute of Crop Science (NICS) and NARO Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science (NIVTS). National Food Research Institute (Only on 19th) and Fisheries Research Agency will also have their booth. We look forward to seeing you.

Photos of the last year's event

Date

April 18th (Fri), 19th (Sat) 10AM - 4PM (entrance until 3:30PM)

Venue

Tsukuba Agriculture Research Hall

3-1-1 Kannondai, Tsukuba, IbarakiMap

April 18th (Fri)

Content of the events may be changed without notice. Number of tasting and souvenirs are limited.

NARO Agricultural Research Center (NARO/ARC)

  • The mini presentations (starts from 11:00/ 12:00/ 13:00). 15-minute-presentation will focus on various agricultural topics.
  • Panel presentation of the main research achievements of NARO/ARC.

NARO Institute of Crop Science (NICS)

  • Introduction and tasting of the new rice variety "Akidawara".
  • Researcher from NICS will introduce research achievements.

NARO Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science (NIVTS)

  • Tasting of green tea "Saemidori" (developed by NARO)
  • Free tea bag of green tea "Saemidori"
  • Free seedlings of eggplant "Anominori"
  • Panel presentations of research achievements mainly by NIVTS Tsukuba Vegetable Research Station

Fisheries Research Agency (FRA)

  • FRA will introduce its activities and research achievements.
  • Fish Quiz
    Small present for those with high scores.
  • Giveaway of fish paper craft designed by FRA

Office for Promotion of Gender Equality, NARO

  • Let's play with quiz and game of NARO's new mascot character "narorin".
  • Introduction of NARO's activities to achieve gender equality
Museum of Agricultural Technology Progress displays farming tools and machineries. Please enjoy the history of agricultural technology.
Panels describing activities and achievements of other Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries research institutes are also presented.

April 19th (Sat)

*Content of the events may be changed without notice. Number of tasting and souvenirs are limited.

NARO Agricultural Research Center (NARO/ARC)

  • The mini presentations (starts from 11:00/ 12:00/ 13:00). 15-minute-presentation will focus on various agricultural topics.
  • Introduction and tasting of the new rice variety "Eminokizuna"

NARO Institute of Crop Science (NICS)

  • Tasting of new sweet potato variety (Yakiimo/baked sweet potato)
  • Researcher from NICS will introduce research achievements.

NARO Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science (NIVTS)

  • Tasting of green tea "Saemidori" (developed by NARO)
  • Tasting of tomatoes grown in Plant Factory (With dressing made from red tea "Sunrouge")
  • Free seedlings of eggplant "Anominori"
  • Panel presentations of research achievements mainly by NIVTS Tsukuba Vegetable Research Station

National Food Research Institute (NFRI)

  • Experience the sanitary test kit to find out about cleanness
  • Researcher from NFRI will introduce research achievements.

Fisheries Research Agency (FRA)

  • FRA will introduce its activities and research achievements.
  • Fish Quiz
    Small present for those with high scores.
  • Giveaway of fish paper craft designed by FRA

Office for Promotion of Gender Equality, NARO

  • Let's play with quiz and game of NARO's new mascot character "narorin".
  • Introduction of NARO's activities to achieve gender equality
Museum of Agricultural Technology Progress displays farming tools and machineries. Please enjoy the history of agricultural technology.
Panels describing activities and achievements of other Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries research institutes are also presented.

Access

Tsukuba Center area or Tsukuba Express, Tsukuba station

  • Take Science & Technology Week free shuttle bus (A course or B course) and alight at "Norin Kenkyu Danchi".
    Timetable for Science & Technology Week free shuttle bus: 18th(Fri) - 19th(Sat) [PDF:90.0KB]
  • Kanto Tetsudo bus
    Take the bus for "Ushiku Eki" and alight at "Norin Danchi Chuo".
  • Take Tsuku-bus "Nanbu shuttle" at Tsukuba Center bus terminal # 2 depot
    Take the bus for "Kukizaki Madoguchi Center" or "Kukizaki Rojin Fukushi Center" and alight at "Norin Danchi Chuo"

JR Joban Line, Ushiku station West Exit

  • Kanto Tetsudo bus
    Take the bus for "Yatabe Shako", alight at "Norin Danchi Chuo"

Tsukuba Express, Midorino station/Only on 18th(Fri)

  • Kanto Tetsudo Bus
    Take the bus for "Norin Danchi Junkan" and alight at "Norin Danchi Chuo"

    <Service suspended on 19th(Sat)>

By car

  • Approx. 5 km from Yatabe Interchange
  • Approx. 4 km from Ken-O Expressway Tsukuba Ushiku Interchange

*Please follow the guidance of the traffic control staff in parking your car. Parking capacity is 100.

Others

  • Free shuttle bus is available inside Norin Danchi area.(South bound shuttle bus will stop at Tsukuba Agriculture research Hall.)
    Timetable of Norin Danchi area free shuttle bus[PDF:64.3KB]
  • Reservation is required for group tour coming by their bus.
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