EkoNivaAgro, LLC has been operating since March 2002. The main area of activity is dairy farming. The enterprise is also engaged in growing cereal, pulse, fodder, profitable industrial crops as well as seed production. EkoNivaAgro employs 2,305 people engaged in different areas of activity (as per 30.09.2017).
Our professional motto is: We are responsible for our land!
EkoNivaAgro operates on the territory of Liski, Kamenka, Bobrov and Kashira districts of Voronezh oblast. The total agricultural land area is 116,960 ha (as per 30.09.2017).
The enterprise is the largest milk producer in Voronezh oblast — over 489 tonnes of milk per day, which makes up for over 25% of the region-wide amount. The total herd size is 43,820 head of cattle, of which 20,450 are dairy сows (as per 30.09.2017).
Currently, there are 24 livestock farming subdivisions operating within the enterprise, including eight modern dairies and 16 reconstructed livestock farms. The enterprise is a stock-breeding plant for Holstein and Simmental breeds and a breeding reproducer of Red-and-White breed.
EkoNivaAgro implements a cow-calf project. Male calves are kept on the pasture until they are 6-7 months old, further, they are sold to beef finishing enterprises. In total, EkoNivaAgro has 500 head of beef cattle. In 2016, the company sold 5,800 tonnes of meat (live weight).
In crop production, work is carried out in the following areas: fodder and cash grain production, growing highly profitable industrial crops and reproductive plant material for cereals, pulses and fodder grasses. EkoNivaAgro implements minimum and zero tillage systems and uses cutting edge machinery. The Company’s grain management system meets the most advanced standards due to the use of a Twister mini-elevator (32,000 tonnes) designed in accordance with North-American technology and a seed processing plant with a capacity of 10-12 tonnes/hour. The company has also commissioned the first stage of the elevator with the capacity of 50,000 tonnes.
In 2016 the company produced 72,600 tonnes of grain (including maize for grain), 178,120 tonnes of sugar beet, 10,780 tonnes of sunflower, 13,570 tonnes of soybeans, 255,350 tonnes of haylage, 252,860 tonnes of silage and 15,020 tonnes of hay.
The Company’s specialists constantly improve their professional skills taking extra training both at the company’s facilities and abroad, and attending major Russian and international agricultural trade shows.
EkoNivaAgro supports the local community and develops infrastructure in rural areas. The company also provides support to orthodox cathedrals such as the Cathedral of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God in Liski, the Cathedral of Trinity in the village of Zaluzhnoye, a cathedral in the village of Divnogorye and the Cathedral of Nativity of the Virgin Mary in the village of Shchuchye.
The Company grants interest-free loans to its employees for housing improvement and acquisition of personal vehicles.
The Company has launched a new housing programme for its specialists. 30 new houses (20 detached and 10 semidetached) are under construction on one of the streets of Petrovskoye village. This street is to be named after V.V. Dokuchayev, Russian soil scientist.
Aleksey Gordeyev, Governor of Voronezh oblast: ‘Over the past ten years, EkoNivaAgro has accomplished tremendous work reviving agriculture in the region and has proved that it is possible to create a high-tech farm with decent labour conditions and competitive salary and promote the prestige of rural life.’
Viktor Shevtsov, Head of Liski municipal district:‘EkoNivaAgro is a unique company. Its intensive development allows not only to create new jobs with comfortable working conditions but also to breathe a new life into the village. The rural areas come alive with new houses, new roads, kindergartens and schools, reconstructed memorials etc. Over many years of its operation, the company has never abandoned its principle: to be responsible for the land they work on and for every person living on this land.’
46 Tsentralnaya St., Zaluzhnoye village, Liskinsky district, Voronezh Oblast, 397920
Phone: +7 (47391) 98-1-38