Locations

Our locations in Russia

Voronezh

Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 148,300 ha
  • 32,040 dairy cows
  • 234,900 tons of milk (in 2018)
  • 300 suckler cows

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming
  • Milk processing Milk processing
  • Suckler cow farming Suckler cow farming

The provincial capital of Voronezh is the most important center in southern central Russia. It is home to the headquarters of the EkoNiva Group and its largest and most modern operation, EkoNiva Agro, which comprises more than 148,300 ha. Meanwhile, almost 32,040 dairy cows plus offspring are kept at the site.

In addition to dairy farming, crop farming and suckler cow farming, some of the milk is already processed into fresh milk, quark, sour milk products, UHT milk, milk powder and butter in two of the company's own dairies and sold to the retail trade or in the company's own sales points.

Novosibirsk

Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 102,200 ha
  • 12,900 dairy cows
  • 62,940 tons of milk (in 2018)
  • 1,500 suckler cows

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming
  • Milk processing Milk processing
  • Suckler cow farming Suckler cow farming

Established in 2006, this farming operation is located in the Masljanino district around 180 km from the city of Novosibirsk. Some 102,200 ha of farmland are available for growing food crops and fodder crops as well as seeds for grains and legumes.

This recognized breeding center for Simmental, Holstein-Friesian and Hereford cattle produces milk and beef, with a small portion of the milk processed internally. The stock comprises 23,353 cattle including about 12,900 dairy cows.

Kursk

Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 45,500 ha
  • 1,090 dairy cows
  • 4,640 tons of milk (in 2018)
  • 29,930 tons of seed

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming
  • Seed production and breeding Seed production

Kursk is located close to the border with Ukraine and home to one of Ekosem-Agrar’s first farming operations, which primarily specializes in seeds. Quality seeds for grains and legumes are cultivated on an area of approx. 45,500 ha.

The site also comprises a dairy cow facility with a current stock of some 2,215 cattle including 1,090 dairy cows.

Kaluga

Established in 2006, the farming operations located close to the city of Kaluga are primarily important because of their proximity to Moscow and comprise two independent entities, Kaluga (Central) and Kaluga (Savino).

Kaluga (Central)


Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 74,200 ha
  • 20,200 dairy cows
  • 131,300 tons of milk (in 2018)

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming
  • Milk processing Milk processing

This operation mainly produces fresh milk for the Russian capital. It comprises several dairy cow facilities as well as a milk processing facility with a capacity of around 240 tons of raw milk per day. Over 38,170 cattle, including roughly 20,200 dairy cows, are kept here. Moreover, grain and fodder crops are grown on some 74,200 ha of farmland.

Kaluga (Savino)


Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 6,000 ha
  • 660 suckler cows
  • 100 dairy cows

Business areas

  • Organic farming Organic farming

This farming operation produces organic beef as well as various organic food crops on a site of 6,000 ha in compliance with the Russian and EU regulations for organic farming. The extensive suckler cow farming operations comprise 660 cattle. The products are among others sold to baby food producer HIPP in Russia.

Tyumen

Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 8,700 ha
  • 1,930 dairy cows
  • 17,020 tons of milk (in 2018)

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming

Tyumen (in western Siberia) has been part of the Ekosem-Agrar Group since 2011. At 8,700 ha, the farm is one of the smaller in terms of the area. Apart from the cultivation of grain and fodder crops, the farm keeps some 3,810 cattle, including about 1,930 dairy cows.

Orenburg

Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 82,300 ha
  • 3,170 dairy cows
  • 825 tons of milk (in 2018)
  • 1,000 suckler cows

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming
  • Suckler cow farming Suckler cow farming

Another operation of the Group is located in the north of the Orenburg province on the Ural Mountains on a site of more than 80,000 ha. Since 2002, this farm has primarily cultivated grain, sunflowers and peas; 1,000 cattle for the production of meat are also kept here.

The location also includes the neighboring republics of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan. In August 2019, a dairy cow facility for 2,800 dairy cows was opened here, with more such facilities to follow at a later date.

Ryazan

Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 93,100 ha
  • 7,660 dairy cows
  • 32,200 tons of milk (in 2018)

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming

A comparatively young site of the Ekosem-Agrar Group, which is the result of an acquisition made in December 2017, is located in Ryazan, east of Moscow. The main focus is on dairy farming and crop farming, with grain, sunflowers, rape seed and legumes cultivated on around 93,000 ha.

The dairy farming with currently 7,190 dairy cows is expected to grow further in the current year. The farm is a recognized breeding farm for Holstein Friesean.

Moscow

Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 15,000 ha
  • 680 dairy cows

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming

The site in Moscow is the Group's second youngest operation. The operative entry into this region took place at the beginning of 2019. The controlled area amounts to 15,000 hectares. The focus is on dairy farming. In crop farming, fodder for the dairy cattle herd is therefore mainly cultivated. Construction of a new dairy cow facility for 3,300 dairy cows is scheduled to start in 2019.

Leningrad

Facts (30 June 2019)

  • 3,200 ha
  • 760 dairy cows

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming

We are currently setting up a new location in the Leningrad region. This will be based on a small existing farm with an area of around 3,200 hectares and 760 dairy cows.