The tenth anniversary summer session of the agricultural student team Milk Standard came to an end at EkoNiva’s enterprises in Voronezh and Orenburg oblasts. For two months, thirty-eight students of six agricultural universities worked at the dairy facilities and the milk processing plant and learned the ins and outs of modern agricultural production.
EkoNiva Group, the largest milk producing holding in Russia, starts using renewable energy at its operations. Dobrino dairy farm in Voronezh oblast is going to be the first facility to switch completely to green power. The Group is implementing the project in partnership with NovaWind company, a wind energy subdivision of Rosatom state corporation.
EkoNivaAgro’s employee from Voronezh oblast Maksim Sagaidak received second prize in the national skills competition between artificial insemination technicians held in Izhevsk on 16-18 August.
The title of the Honoured Agricultural Worker of the Russian Federation has been bestowed upon Tatyana Kaplina, a milking machine operator from EkoNivaAgro. The respective decree signed by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin was published on the Kremlin’s website.
Voronezh Regional Art Museum n.a. I.N. Kramskoy officially opened Fyodor Konyukhov painting exhibition titled ‘Life’s Long Adventure’ on 2 September. Mr Konyukhov took part in the ceremony and personally gave a tour of his exhibition.
EkoNivaAgro, Group subdivision in Voronezh oblast, has invested over 62 billion rubles in housing to provide young specialists in Bobrov district with 45 corporate flats. Eighteen employees have already received the keys to their new homes and are settling in.
EkoNiva Group, the largest agricultural holding in Russia, have started the autumn sowing. The operations in Kaluga oblast are sowing winter rapeseed, and in Ryazan oblast will also begin it soon. in late August, grain sowing is usually laucnched at the Siberian operations, and further – in the Volga region, Kaluga and Voronezh oblasts.
Kaluzhskaya Niva enterprise, EkoNiva Group, has launched winter rapeseed sowing by schedule due to favourable weather conditions.
The enterprises based in Voronezh and Kaluga oblasts have started new sessions of qualification upgrading courses for young specialists. After two months of intensive training under the relevant programme, 17 livestock specialists will be distributed to various operation regions.
EkoNiva Group, the largest raw milk producer in Russia, has ramped up the volume of daily milk yield per cow to 40 kg on several dairy farms in Bashkortostan and Kaluga oblast subdivisions. Although the top performers have set the bar high, Ryazan oblast is about to reach the mark milking over 39 kg per lactating cow a day.