Darya Litvinova, an agronomist and plant breeder from EkoNiva-Semena, has successfully completed the third module of the training course on modern plant breeding technologies. During this final stage of the programme organised at Skolkovo, the attendees studied genomic selection.
EkoNiva Group, the largest raw milk producer in Russia, has begun spring works in the fields with the first step: fertiliser application to winter crops, such as wheat.
Two winter wheat and two soya bean varieties created by EkoNiva Plant Breeding and Variety Maintenance Centre located in Zashchitnoye, Kursk oblast, have been entered into the State Register of Plant Breeding Achievements.
Sergey Voloshko, Regional Director for Kaluga oblast, has held a meeting with students of the Governor Agricultural College located in Maloyaroslavets district of Kaluga oblast.
Members of FOODOVIK entrepreneurial social network have come to see the production and processing of the highest-quality milk.
The 5th EkoNivaAgro table tennis tournament has taken place in Bobrov district, Voronezh oblast. The event held at the Sports Centre n.a. V. Fetisov featured forty-four EkoNiva employees.
Spring Agronomy Academy, an educational programme designed for students, has ended at EkoNiva’s enterprises based in Voronezh and Novosibirsk oblasts. In total, 29 undergraduates from 14 Russian agricultural universities participated in this project.
On 15-17 March, the Ryazan operation of EkoNiva Group hosted a crash course for the herd managers of dairy farms of Voronezh and Tyumen subdivisions. Eight specialists took part in the training.
Andrey Beryulyaev, Digitalisation Department Manager, EkoNiva-APK Holding, has participated as an expert in the #AltEnergy forum on alternative energy start-ups. The event, organised by Step Agricultural Holding, was held in a business speed dating format — 4-minute one-to-one meetings between entrepreneurs and representatives of leading Russian companies.
The largest Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group has increased the size of the dairy herd on its organic farm in Kaluga oblast. In early March, Savinskaya Niva dairy received 139 new heifers of Black-and-White, Red-and-White, Swiss, Simmental and Ayrshire breeds. The animals were delivered from Kaluzhskaya Niva, another enterprise within the holding.