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09 November 2018

Kernel to increase the volume of grain storage by almost 20%

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Kernel, the world’s leading producer of sunflower oil, plans to increase the grain storage volume at its elevators to 3.9 million tonnes by the end of 2018/2019 marketing year (MY), an increase of 18% compared to the previous MY . As reported by the company, the total volume of grain storage has already increased by 10% compared to the same period...

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07 November 2018

Terra Santa reduced losses

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Terra Santa Agro, a 156 thousand hectares producer of agricultural commodities in Brazil, announced a net loss of R$ 23.19 million (about $ 6.3 million) in the third quarter of 2018, a value which is 64.26% lower than the net loss of R$ 64.87 million (about $ 17.5 million) recorded in the third quarter of 2017. The company's year-over-year net...

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07 November 2018

Novaagro increased the capacity of the poultry farm

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The Novaagro group of companies, a Ukraine-based agroholding, completed the first stage of the reconstruction of the Morozovka Agro poultry complex in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine. The Morozovka Agro operates three poultry farms with a total capacity of 650,000 birds and a slaughterhouse with a capacity of 3,000 birds per hour. Novaagro...

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06 November 2018

Astarta gathered a record harvest of oilseeds

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Astarta, a Ukraine-based vertically integrated agroholding, harvested 183,000 tonnes of oilseeds in 2018, thus increasing the production volume 20% compared to 2017. The company gathered 67,000 tonnes of soybeans and 116,000 tonnes of sunflower, with an average yield of 2.9 tonnes per hectare each. At the same time, the company’s average yield of...

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06 November 2018

Adecoagro and Vicentín hold part of SanCor's business

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The Argentine dairy cooperative SanCor accepted the offers to sell some of its businesses made by the agro-industrial group Adecoagro and the Vicentin Family Group. The deal will include the takeover of SanCor’s two industrial plants and two brands by Adecoagro and the takeover of a distribution center by Vicentin. SanCor is amid difficult...

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05 November 2018

BRF is under investigation

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The Ministry of Agriculture of Brazil investigates BRF S.A., the world's largest chicken exporter, on non-compliance with food safety standards. A federal police report states that senior BRF officials allegedly tampered with documents and laboratory results to circumvent food safety and quality controls. Federal police alleged BRF of attempts to...

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04 November 2018

Dauren Oshakbayev: Kazakh agroholdings too big to fail

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The biggest agroholdings in Kazakhstan have one thing in common – huge debts. Dauren Oshakbayev, analyst and director of agricultural economics research program in Center of Applied Research Talap in Astana, Kazakhstan, describes recent developments in the large scale agriculture of Kazakhstan.

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29 October 2018

Mriya to triple the planted area under potatos

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Mriya agroholding, one of the leading potato producers in Ukraine, finished the harvest of potatoes for this season. The average crop yield amounted to 37.7 tonnes per hectare. The company expanded the crop area from 92 hectares in 2017 to 634 hectares in 2018 and plans to increase it to 2.038 hectares in 2019. Mriya operates its own storage...

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29 October 2018

Top 10 biggest farms worldwide

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Top 10 world's biggest farms operate altogether over 26 million hectares of land and grow over 550,000 heads of cattle. We provide more information about these farms based on the data of worldatlas.com, as well as the websites of the farms.

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26 October 2018

Otrada Group to invest in pig breeding farms

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Otrada Farms, a farming division of the Russia-based Otrada Group, plans the construction of pig feedlots with a fattening capacity of 8,000 tonnes per year and a breeding farm for 2,300 sows in 2019-2020. The estimated value of the investment is RUB 7 billion (about $ 106.4 million). The implementation of the project will allow the company to...

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