This year, in association with the German company EUROPLANT, EkoNiva has launched a new enterprise at Zashchitnoye LLC in the Shchigrovsky district. The project seeks to produce seed potatoes.
After the work day ends, it is pleasant to come back to a comfortable home where loved ones await you and gather at a large table. This is what young specialists of the Zashchitnoye Company can enjoy now that they have moved into homes of their own.
Farming is an industry that brings good profits but is associated with high risks and acts of God. In case of emergency, diversification of agricultural production could be a sort of insurance. That was one of key subjects dealt with at the Global AgInvesting 2011 exhibition of farming investments held in New-York.
Today, the EkoNiva Group of Companies is a leading trio in Russia’s dairy industry. Each day the company’s farms turn out 180 tonnes of milk. The demand for quality products keeps growing, and this is why the enterprise does not want to rest on its laurels. This year, EkoNiva started building a further three dairy production facilities.
Not by magic, but through efforts of people fascinated by history of the native land, the Shchuchye village in Voronezh Region has gotten a local history museum. It would be safe to say that it offers extremely interesting exhibits, as unique as the history of the land they represent.
In April, the Academy of Herd Management, Consulting and Servicing (Hofheim, Germany), a successful operator on the international market of veterinary and cattle breeding, held sessions on the premises of EkoNivaAgro (Liskinsky district, Voronezh Region).
What determines success in stock breeding? How to care for animals and prosper? These issues were discussed by experts at the AgroFerma 2011 exhibition.
At a regular session, the Kursk region’s Governor directed farmers to do the new season’s field work efficiently and on time.
A delegation of the Republic of Belarus Ministry of Agriculture and Food Supplies headed by Minister Mikhail Rusy visited the Voronezh region. The talks resulted in the signing of an agreement for cooperation in the farming and food processing industries.
On February 8, the first unit of the new EkoNivaAgro dairy complex officially opened. This was an important event, for EkoNiva, for the Liskinsky District of the Voronezh Region where the complex is located, and for the regional "milk balance" as a whole.