On March 14, 2018, the day of the department of plant protection named after Anatoly Mishnyov on the topic "Modern state of plant protection against harmful organisms" took place at SNAU. This year's event was devoted to the 75th anniversary of Anatoly Mishnyov birthday.
Anatoly Mishnyov was one of the founders of Sumy agrarian university and dedicated 25 years of his life to training of personnel for agriculture anddevelopmentof SNAU.
The event opened with a welcome address by the dean of the Faculty of Agrotechnologies and Natural Resources, doctor of biological sciences, associate professor Ihor Kovalenko. He noted the significant contribution of the teachers of SNAU to the development of the theory and practice of plant protection and the role of its graduates in the practical implementation of scientific developments of the University's specialists. Today Sumy National Agrarian University is not only one of the leading specialized educational institutions for the training of qualified specialists, but also a recognized scientific center.