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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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17 June 2021

Top 40 pork producers worldwide 2021

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A recent ranking developed by Genesus discloses the list of the world’s top pork producers with over 100,000 sows as of late 2020. The ranking includes 40 companies with a total of 16.5 million sows, a significant increase as compared to the previous year’s ranking containing 34 companies with 11.6 million sows in total.

The list clearly shows the...

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18 June 2021

Ristone Holdings paid $6 million in taxes in 2020

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Ristone Holdings, a Ukraine-based agroholding, reports to have paid $5.9 million in taxes in 2020. In particular, the payments included contributions to pension fund, VAT, income tax, military duty tax and flat tax. Ristone Holdings operates 60,000 hectares of farmland in the Dnipropetrovsk region, four bread factories, three grain elevators, and...

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18 June 2021

Milkiland moved its headquarters from the Netherlands to Cyprus

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Milkiland, a large-scale dairy producer with operations in Ukraine and Russia, reports to have transferred its headquarters from the Netherlands to Cyprus. From now on, the agroholding is officially represented and managed by a Cyprus-based Milkiland Public Company Limited. Also, Milkiland has postponed the publication of its financial results for...

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16 June 2021

Cresud sold land plot

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Cresud, an Argentina-based company engaged in large-scale agricultural and real estate business, has lately sold a land plot of 2,440 hectares in the Entre Ríos Province of Argentina, of them 1,950 hectares of farmland. The land was operated by Cresud’s subsidiary, San Pedro farm. The worth of the transaction was $8.6 million. As a result of the...

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15 June 2021

Ristone Holdings to invest additional $800,000 in machinery

Ristone Holdings, a Ukraine-based agroholding, wants to further extend its machinery park. In particular, the company plans to allocate $800,000 in purchase of tillage machinery. Through this investment, the company aims to minimize moisture loss during preparation of soil for planting and achieve better seed germination. The company will purchase...

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