EkoNiva-APK is the leader in milk production in Russia and Europe. In 2020 the milk yield reached over 925,000 tons. Holding’s operations produce over 3,167 tonnes of milk per day (as per 16.07.2021).
Beef Cattle Breeding
The total beef herd of EkoNiva-APK is 9,590 head (as per 16.07.2021). The company is a breeding reproducer of Hereford cattle. Besides, the farming operations of EkoNiva raise Aberdeen-Angus cattle and perform cross-breeding of Aberdeen-Angus bulls with cows of Simmental, Charolais and Hereford breeds and low-yielding dairy cows.
Pedigree Cattle Breeding
EkoNiva’s livestock farming operations have been engaged in the reproduction of pedigree cattle breeding since 2006. The enterprises in Voronezh, Kaluga, Ryazan, Tyumen and Novosibirsk oblasts hold the status of stock breeding farms and breeding reproducers of cattle. Propagated breeds: Simmental, Brown Swiss, Holstein Black-and-White and Red-and-White, Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus cross. The herd consists of purebred Very Good and Good Plus cattle characterised by high genetic potential. The origin of the cattle is confirmed by genetic testing.
Agricultural enterprises of EkoNiva operate in 14 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. The total agricultural land area is over 630,000 ha (as per 16.07.2021). EkoNiva grows cereal, pulse, fodder and industrial crops of high-yielding varieties.
EkoNiva-APK Holding is one of the three largest seed growing enterprises in Russia, producing cereal and pulse crops and perennial grasses. The company grows seeds of varieties bred in Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France, Scandinavia and Canada. Qualified staff, cutting edge equipment, high level farming culture and respect for intellectual property rights to selection achievements are the key traits of EkoNiva’s seeds growing activities.