EkoNiva has taken part in the 9th Voronezh International Festival of gardens and flowers Garden City 2019. The event was held in the Central Park on 5-8 September. The company pampered the visitors with its fresh dairy products and displayed beautiful plant and flower arrangements.
Vavilovets, a project named after the prominent agronomist and geneticist Nikolay Vavilov, has been carried out at EkoNiva for the second year. During this short period, it has proved its high value both for the farming students and the company. The objective of the initiative is searching for young employees and educating them.
On 5 September, EkoNivaAgro launched its 13th dairy for 2,800 cows located in Staraya Chigla village, Voronezh oblast.
Students of agricultural classes at Maslyanino School №1 located in Novosibirsk oblast had no time to relax during their summer holidays. The teenagers took part in the Russian Nationwide contest AgroNTI 2019 and were awarded certificates. The school, in its turn, became a participant of a social programme for sustainable development of rural areas until 2025. According to the results of the regional contest, the school will also be a resource centre of regional development in terms of technologies and personnel training.
A workshop on the issues and prospects of maize cultivation for EkoNiva-Semena specialists has been held at Zashchitnoye enterprise. It was conducted by the company’s foreign partners, namely Stefan Hemmert, Manager of Maize Sales Department of IG Pflanzenzucht, and Johann Posch, Managing Director of Saatzucht Gleisdorf and Head of Seed Growing Division at RWA.
Bavaria, the largest federal state in Germany, has always been renowned for its agricultural achievements. Even its last king Ludwig III was nicknamed ‘Dairy Farmer’ for his enthusiasm for agricultural activities. Today, Bavaria is the main dairy region in Europe, and Bavarian farmers have recently paid a business visit to Zashchitnoye farming enterprise in Kursk oblast.
On 24 August, Grad Shopping and Entertainment Center gathered hundreds of Voronezh citizens to celebrate its 9th birthday in style.
On 24 August, Ufa hosted Dairy Land 2019, one of the biggest festivals devoted to milk. It gathered over 58 thousand guests – connoisseurs of natural products as well as producers, processors and retailers. Apart from the ambitious cultural and entertainment programme of the event, the bottom line was that dairy market experts and government representatives participated in a business breakfast.
This summer has been fruitful for EkoNiva-Semena – the company took part in 13 Field Days in different regions of the country within three months. A whole range of high-quality seeds bred domestically and abroad was introduced to Russian farmers.
22 August has become a significant date for EkoNiva and an important milestone for Orenburg oblast symbolising a new page in the regional history of agriculture. Severnoye district hosted an opening ceremony of the mega farm Kurskaya Vasilyevka designed for 2,800 milking cows and 10,100 calves. The new enterprise with a productive capacity of 100 tonnes of milk per day is equipped with the modern milking equipment – a rotary milking parlour for 72 cows and an advanced herd management system. Rosselkhozbank supported the implementation of the project, the total investment in which amounted to 2.8 billion rubles.