On 9-11 July 2020, All-Russian Field Day has been held in a new expanded format. Considering the epidemiological situation, the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia has made a decision to organise the event not only in the traditional format, but also online.
First agricultural class that was organised 4 years ago at Maslyanino School №1 located in Novosibirsk oblast has come to a close. This unique project has been implemented by EkoNivaAgro in cooperation with Voronezh State Agricultural University. 13 girls and boys, attendees of the agricultural class, think that agriculture is their lifelong passion. Now, they are determined to enroll on agricultural university, and after graduating, talented youth are enthusiastic about coming back to their home village to work at Sibirskaya Niva dairy.
Yesterday, a three-day educative seminar and a workshop devoted to crop farming gathered together leading agronomists of EkoNiva-APK Holding from all Russian regions in Kursk oblast on the premises of Zashchitnoye Operation. Stefan Duerr, President of EkoNiva Group, has taken part in the events as well.
One more session of the all-Russian agricultural student team Milk Standard (MOST) has come to an end. For two months the participants of the project were mastering the ins and outs of agriculture under the professional supervision of the specialists of EkoNiva (Voronezh oblast).
A new farmers’ market has been opened recently on Deriglazov avenue in Kursk. There you can find an amazing array of foodstuff that you do not see in your average supermarket, because this market allows consumers to purchase fresh products directly from farmers. Ekoniva successfully presented its high-quality natural dairy produce at this farmers’ market to Kursk citizens.
EkoNiva has signed its first contract for the delivery of UHT milk to the People's Republic of China (PRC). The shipment of the first lot is expected this month.
EkoNiva-APK, the largest raw milk producer in Russia, is planning to increase its raw milk output and expand processing capacities within the next two years. The project is going to be financed by Rosselkhozbank.
The studenam Vavilovets has arrived in Zashchitnoye. During the summer months, the students of agricultural universities from across the country are going to gain experience, acquire practical skills in plant breeding process, learn the basics of seed production and crop protection.
Full of vigour and enthusiasm, the Milk River team of students from various agricultural institutions streamed into EkoNiva’s dairies on 1 June to start their exciting professional journey in farming.
EkoNiva’s activity in Kursk oblast was discussed in the course of a videoconference attended by Roman Starovoyt, Governor of Kursk oblast, Stefan Duerr, President of EkoNiva, and Yuriy Vasyukov, Regional Director for Kursk oblast.