Around 1,200 gallons of leafcutter bees, which is equivalent to approximately 12 million larvae, has arrived at Zashchitnoye, Kursk oblast, following the shipment from Canada to Russia by a temperature-controlled air freight. This kind of bees is a must-have for every livestock farming operation since they are second to none at cross-pollinating alfalfa on an industrial scale, thus dramatically increasing alfalfa seed yield.
A group of comprehensive school students from Yermekeyevo, the Republic of Bashkortostan, has taken a tour of Semyono-Makarovo dairy.
An annual agricultural conference devoted to the upcoming spring field works was held in Novosibirsk oblast. This time, Cherepanovo enterprise, which is part of Sibirskaya Niva, became the meeting place for the local farmers. More than 70 managers and chief specialists of agricultural companies from all over the district gathered to discuss plans for the future season, as well as to see how Ogneva Zaimka dairy operates.
EkoNiva helps the youth to find their way in life – students from agricultural universities have visited Ognyova Zaimka dairy and a service centre at EkoNivaSibir in Cherepanovo district, Novosibirsk oblast.
The past 5 years has been a period of intensive development for EkoNiva. Large-scale investments in dairy farming and processing have born fruit.
After winter period, EkoNivaAgro engineers have carried out an inspection and maintenance to ensure machines’ ongoing safety and suitability for the job intended. The spring seeding campaign 2021 has already commenced and tractors, planters, harrows, cultivators, sprayers and other machines have started operating in the fields of EkoNivaAgro.
From 5th to 10th April, Ufa, the capital of Republic of Bashkortostan, hosted the Russian Para Swimming Championship for 254 athletes from 39 regions. Voronezh oblast was represented by a native of Liski district Darya Mayborodina.
A panel discussion on the results and prospects of developing organic production in Russia has been held as part of Prodexpo 2021, a food trade show. Among the event attendees were organic pioneers, representatives of the Federation Council and Roskachestvo (Russian Quality System organisation) and Deputy Minister of Agriculture Maksim Uvaydov.
Today, the 28th International Exhibition for Food, Beverages and Food Raw Materials Prodexpo 2021 has been launched at Moscow Expocentre (Krasnaya Presnya). EkoNiva has presented the entire range of its dairy SKUs at the corporate booth.
This spring in Zashchitnoye operation (Kursk oblast), the seeding campaign has commenced later than usual. The reason for this was the lengthy winter period. In 2021 farming season, it is planned to sow crops on 33,000 hectares.