Locations

Our locations in Russia

Voronezh

Facts (30 June 2018)

  • 131,000 ha
  • 24,894 dairy cows
  • 174,440 tonnes of milk
  • 321 suckler cows

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming
  • Suckler cow farming Milk processing
  • Milk processing 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 130,000 ha. Some 45,000 cattle, including close to 25,000 dairy cows, are kept in 26 production entities in Voronezh. More than 2,500 employees make EkoNiva Agro one of the largest employers in the region.

Besides dairy farming as well as crop farming and suckler cow farming, the company also operates two dairies here, where part of the raw milk is processed into fresh milk, curd, sour cream products, long-life milk, milk powder and butter for sale to retailers as well as to consumers at the company’s own points of sale.

Novosibirsk

Facts (30 June 2018)

  • 62,000 ha
  • 6,916 dairy cows
  • 42,174 tonnes of milk
  • 1,253 suckler cows

Business areas

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

Established in 2006, this farming operation is located in the Masljanino district around 180 km from the city of Novosibirsk. Some 62,000 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 13,000 cattle including about 6,900 dairy cows. The farm employs 730 people.

Kursk

Facts (30 June 2018)

  • 16,850 ha
  • 25,400 tonnes of seed
  • 596 dairy cows
  • 3,616 tonnes of milk

Business areas

  • Crop farming Crop farming
  • Dairy Farming Dairy 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. Elite seeds and quality seeds for grains and legumes are cultivated on an area of approx. 16,900 ha.

The site also comprises a milk production facility with a current stock of some 1,100 cattle including 596 dairy cows. Some 1,200 people work here.

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 2018)

  • 53,126 ha
  • 14,339 dairy cows
  • 63,861 tonnes of milk

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming

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 close to 300 tons of raw milk per day. Over 25,000 cattle, including roughly 14,000 dairy cows, are kept here. Moreover, grain and fodder crops are grown on some 53,000 ha of farmland. Kaluga (Central) employs about 1,200 people.

Kaluga (Savino)


Facts (30 June 2018)

  • 4,648 ha
  • 506 suckler cows

Business areas

  • Organic farming Organic farming

This farming operation produces organic beef as well as various organic food crops on a site of 4,648 ha in compliance with the EU regulations for organic farming. The extensive suckler cow farming operations comprise 1,300 cattle. The products are among others sold to baby food producer HIPP in Russia.

Tyumen

Facts (30 June 2018)

  • 5,300 ha
  • 1,830 dairy cows
  • 12,688 tonnes of milk

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Crop farming

Tyumen (in western Siberia) has been part of the Ekosem-Agrar Group since 2011. Employing 230 people, this farming operation covers a site of 5,300 ha, which makes it the smallest operation of the Group. Apart from the cultivation of grain and fodder crops, the farm keeps some 4,000 cattle, including about 1,800 dairy cows.

Orenburg

Facts (30 June 2018)

  • 48,800 ha
  • 847 Suckler cow farming

Business areas

  • 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 approx. 48,800 ha. Since 2002, this farm has primarily cultivated grain, sunflowers and peas; 847 cattle for the production of meat are also kept here.

The large fields are cultivated by a team of approx. 70 employees. The location also includes the neighboring republics of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan. In 2018, a dairy cow facility for 2,800 animals will be built here, with more such facilities to follow at a later date.

Ryazan

Facts (30 June 2018)

  • 64,000 ha
  • 3,177 dairy cows

Business areas

  • Dairy Farming Dairy farming
  • Crop farming Seed production

The youngest operation 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, rapeseed and legumes cultivated on a site of roughly 64,000 ha.

The dairy cow operations comprise some 6,700 cattle, including 3,200 dairy cows, and are to be further expanded this year. The farm is a recognized breeding center for Holstein-Friesian cattle and employs some 630 people.