EkoNiva-APK Holding

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Company info

EkoNiva-APK is one of the leading agricultural holdings in Russia. Agricultural enterprises of the company operate over 632,200 ha in 13 regions – Voronezh, Kursk, Novosibirsk, Kaluga, Ryazan, Moscow, Tyumen and Orenburg, Leningrad, Samara oblasts, the Republics of Tatarstan and Bashkortostan, Altai Area. The total workforce engaged in agricultural production amounts to over 11,500 employees.

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Dairy Farming

Dairy farming is the company’s priority area of activity. EkoNiva-APK is one of the largest milk producers in Russia and Europe. The daily output of the company amounts to about 3,440 tonnes of milk.

The total livestock population is about 235,300 head, of which 112,500 head are dairy cows. State-of-the-art livestock handling technologies and efficient herd management ensure rapid increase in production volumes.

Pedigree and Beef Cattle Breeding

Farming enterprises of EkoNiva-APK are engaged in breeding pedigree cattle of Simmental, Brown Swiss, Holstein Black-and-White and Red-and-White, and Hereford breeds.

The beef cattle enterprises involve natural pasture grazing of suckler herd until the young beef cattle reach 6 to 7 months of age with subsequent sale to feedlot operations.

Seed Growing

With over 20 years of experience on the Russian seed market, EkoNiva-APK is a leading seed company specialising in field crops. The company produces approx. 40,000 tonnes of certified seeds of cereals, pulses, perennial and annual forage grasses annually. Cooperating with leading plant-breeding institutions based in the USA, Europe, and Russia, it offering farmers the world’s best genetics, which has been subjected to rigorous testing in EkoNiva’s fields. The enterprise is an active member of the plant breeding community. EkoNiva-Semena is a member of the National Seed Growers and Seed Breeders Association of Russia The company works in successful cooperation with other seed-growing enterprises and state executive and legislative authorities to improve the legislation regarding seed breeding and growing and to protect intellectual property, thus contributing to the development of the Russian variety and seed market.

Crop Farming

EkoNiva’s crop growing industry is mainly aimed at production of feed for the company’s own livestock. In addition, the agricultural enterprises cultivate cereal, pulse and industrial crops. The gross output in 2023 amounted to 1 million 329 thousand 600 tonnes (including maize for grain, cereals, pulses, oil crops and sugar beet). The company intensively employs precision farming and other advanced technologies to ensure high yields while maintaining soil fertility.

Milk processing

The company has four milk processing plants in Voronezh, Kaluga and Novosibirsk oblasts, where it produces a wide range of exclusively natural dairy products under EKONIVA.

Agritourism project

The Academy of Dairy Sciences agritourism project aimed at popularization of milk, healthy lifestyle and careers in agriculture is underway in Voronezh, Kaluga and Novosibirsk oblasts. Over 40,000 children and adults have visited EkoNiva’s farms.

Organic farming

EkoNiva develops organic production of field crops and beef cattle in the Kaluga and Orenburg oblasts. All the products conform to Regulation No. ЕС834/2007.

The Team

The company does a lot to enhance staff qualifications and to attract young specialists. Regular training and education abroad, favourable working conditions and an efficient system of incentives ensure high potential of the company’s team of employees.

Social Responsibility

EkoNiva-APK takes an active part in the social life of rural communities. The company supports sports clubs and educational facilities for children, takes an active part in cultural events and invests into village infrastructure projects.