Crop farming

Agricultural enterprises of EkoNiva operate in seven oblasts of Russia. The Black Earth region, the company’s main area of operations, is one of the most fertile agricultural oblasts in the world. On an area of over 385,720 ha (as per the 1st July, 2018), the company grows cereal, pulse, fodder and industrial crops of high-yielding varieties.

Crop productionThe gross yield of grain in 2017 reached approx. 278,640 tonnes (including grain corn).

Advanced resource-saving technologies, the minimum tillage system and the efficient state of the art machinery allow the company to preserve and improve soil fertility.

EkoNiva’s enterprises implement modern grain management technologies – North-American Twister mini-elevators comprising a complete grain management chain, including all necessary machinery and equipment for receiving, handling and storage of grain.

The company successfully employs precision farming technologies, which allows the enterprises to attain maximum efficiency of agricultural machinery operation, control the seed and fertiliser application rates, prepare field work reports and increase the overall performance of agricultural production.

The company’s specialists improve their qualification on a regular basis by taking extra training at crop growing and seed production enterprises abroad, as well as by visiting trade shows and educational seminars in Russia and Europe.