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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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13 July 2021

Announcement: Symposium on Large Scale Agriculture

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In the run-up to XVI EAAE Congress, a virtual pre-congress symposium “Large Scale Agriculture in Transition and Developed Economies: Organizational and Societal Issues” will take place on July 19, 2021, from 14:00-18:00 CEST.

Being motivated by continued research on the development of agroholdings and mega farms over the recent years, this...

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22 July 2021

MHP raised chicken meat exports 12% in H1 2021

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MHP, Ukrainian largest poultry producer, reports to have produced 357,530 tonnes of chicken meat in H1 2021 (H1 2020: 359,900 tonnes). The company’s domestic chicken meat sales decreased 8% to 144,900 tonnes, while chicken meat exports increased 12% to 191,300 tonnes within the same period. In addition, MHP exported 91,140 tonnes of sunflower oil...

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21 July 2021

Astarta-Kyiv to sell its subsidiary in Central Ukraine

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Astarta-Kyiv, Ukrainian vertically integrated agroholding operating 250,000 hectares of farmland, plans to sell one of its agricultural subsidiaries in the Cherkasy region. The enterprise is engaged in crop and livestock production and reportedly operates 4,700 hectares and 1,500 heads of cattle. A possible purchaser is a Ukrainian agricultural...

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20 July 2021

Damate launched turkey processing plant

Damate, a Russia-based agroholding, has launched a turkey-processing plant in the Penza region. The facility is designed to produce 303 tonnes of ham, sausages, and other ready products from turkey meat daily. In total, the facility operates 13 production lines. The worth of investments in the plant is around $121 million. Damate plans to sell meat...

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19 July 2021

PAEK completed harvesting winter barley

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PAEK, Ukrainian vertically integrated agroholding with over 40,000 hectares under operation, reports to have completed harvesting winter barley from the farmland area of 7,570 hectares. In addition, the company has harvested winter wheat from 6,000 hectares and rapeseed from 1,500 hectares. The company is also engaged in livestock farming, green...

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