Kaluga has become the New Year capital of 2021! The preparation for welcoming longed-for guests is well under way. Teatralnaya street, one of the oldest in the city, has already turned into a winter fairy tale.
Active and curious guests have visited Kurskaya Vasilyevka dairy (Orenburg oblast). Members of Samara family automobile tourism club ‘The route is planned’ have gone on an excursion to the dairy facility. These people often arrange trips to interesting places and explore cultural tourist attractions and places of natural beauty in Volga region. Their goal is to get acquainted with the homeland. This time, club members have gone to Kurskaya Vasilyevka to gain vivid impressions of milk.
EkoNiva-APK Holding Nutrition Department specialists have gathered together at EkoNivaAgro Left Bank Operation, Voronezh oblast, to take part in a training seminar and sum up the results of 2020.
Zashchitnoye farming enterprise now houses Specialised Department of Applied Plant Breeding and Seed Production of Kursk State Agricultural Academy.
What organic products are becoming increasingly popular with Russians and why some manufacturers see no point in organic production? These issues were raised at the online forum dedicated to the World Quality Day.
How to maintain and accelerate the plant breeding process? This was the main issue covered by the Basic Principles of Molecular Plant Breeding course run at the Educational and Scientific Centre for Biotechnology under the auspices of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) and the Russian State Agricultural University – Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy. Bakhtiyor Rakhmanov, EkoNiva-Semena's biotechnologist, successfully completed the training and received a confirming certificate.
EkoNiva has always been famed for the use of cutting-edge technologies. Some years ago, the adoption of the herd management system allowed the company to scale up its livestock breeding business by means of increasing the number of cattle and expanding EkoNiva’s presence in the market. State-of-the-art machinery with a wide range of precision farming functions enables specialists to use a rational and effective approach to cultivating every square metre of the vast land plots. Furthermore, digitalisation of operations on the farm is getting higher on the list of priorities. Recently, the major milk producer has made a further significant advance in this domain – the creation of a new EkoCrop mobile application for crop farming. Its development began in January. As early as November, the product was supplied to all EkoNiva-APK subsidiaries.
Over the past few years, flax production has been gaining momentum in Russia. The considerable domestic market capacity and the possibility of entering the global market makes this crop particularly appealing to many farmers. EkoNiva grows flax for seeds. So far, it has been a small-scale activity, however, the company sees considerable potential for its development.
Mariya Golova, a fourth-year student of Ostrogozhsk Multi-profile Technical School, has become the winner of the Veterinary Science Section of the 8th National Contest of Young Professionals held within the framework of the WorldSkills Russia 2020 project. The young veterinarian is top of the class at the technical school and one of the most talented trainees of EkoNiva.
Oleg Sirota, a famous cheesemaker and a blogger, has paid a visit to Kaluzhskaya Niva. For two years in a row, the farmer has been collaborating with EkoNiva purchasing milk from Romanovo dairy.