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The International Competence Center on Large Scale Agriculture (LaScalA) brings together a network of international experts in the field of large farm management. Our major focus is on research into economic, organizational and ethical aspects of large scale farming activities as well as into institutional frameworks that enable the development of large agricultural enterprises. LaScalA project flyer is available here for download.

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05 February 2019

Adrian Schairer, M. Sc., Head of Investor Relations at Ekosem-Agrar: EkoNiva is taking advantage of the window of opportunity

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Recent expansion of EkoNiva, a Russia-based daughter company of the German Ekosem-Agrar AG, made waves in both Russian and international mass media. In the last 1.5 years the company doubled their farmland to more than 485,000 hectares in operation. With this land area and 67,000 dairy cows on its farms throughout Russia, EkoNiva is one the...

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13 February 2019

Ukrprominvest produces 16% of Ukrainian sugar

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Ukrprominvest-Agro, the third largest sugar producer in Ukraine, reports to have completed the sugar refining period with a record high of 2.19 million tonnes of sugar beet processing and 291,000 tonnes of sugar production at its two refinery plants in the Vinnytsia region of Ukraine. One of its two sugar plants, Kryzhopil plant, set an industry...

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12 February 2019

Miratorg to supply cattle to KazAgro

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The Bryansk Meat Company, a subsidiary of a leading Russian meat producer Miratorg, is to supply 5,000 heads of Aberdeen Angus cattle to Agrarian Credit Corporation (ACC), a subsidiary of the state-owned Kazakhstani agroholding KazAgro. The companies signed an agreement providing the option of increasing the supply volumes up to 20,000 heads. The...

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12 February 2019

Eurodon to liquidate its parent flock

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Eurodon, a Russia’s leading poultry producer, reported on the intention to liquidate its parent flock in the amount of 34,000 birds and carry out a complete sanation of its production sites, due to the ongoing outbreaks of bird flu, which have led to losses of about 1.6 million turkeys since 2016. With this measure Eurodon expects to reduce the...

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11 February 2019

Marfrig to export beef from Uruguay to Japan

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The Brazil-based beef producer Marfrig announced its Uruguayan units to start exporting beef to Japan. As reported by the company, all of its four plants in Uruguay have been authorized by Japanese government to supply fresh beef to Japan. With this export permit, a 19-years break in beef trade between Uruguay and Japan will come to an end. At the...

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