RZ Agro Group completed the harvesting of early crops
Early crops (winter wheat, barley, peas, oats, camelina) harvest completed in all farms out of 53 K ha with total bunker weight 201 kmt (+13% over Budget). Harvested to-date 53.1 kha out of 74.4 kha planted this season (71% completed).
83% of the total volume is the harvest of winter wheat collected from the area of 41.2 hectares with a bunker weight of 168 mt, showing average yield of 4.1 mt/ha YTD (+12% over Budget).
Farms from Rostov-South cluster broke all-time record high yield this season - with 5.4 mt/ha in Konniy zavod imeni Pervoy Konnoy Armii and 5.2 mt/ha in OAO Donskoe. Rostov-East’ farms (ZAO Krasnaya zvezda, OAO PSH Markinskoe, ZAO Vishnevskoe) are among the top producers in their respective districts. OAO SP Novotroitskoe (cluster Stavropol-West) provided a good crop despite the difficult climatic conditions in the current year.
This year RZ Agro farms provided a great crop of peas. Total harvest amounted more than 7.7 kmt with average yield 2.86 mt/ha which is 18% above target.
RZ Agro executives congratulate the whole team of the Group with the achievement of excellent results and thank each employee for their contribution to the great harvest!
Harvesting campaign - 2015 began in RZ Agro!
RZ Agro harvesting began in the cluster Stavropol-West. On 15th of June OJSC SP Novotroitskoye produced the first 135 mt of winter barley.
All the group's companies have to harvest with more than 75 thousand hectares of sown area.
In all RZ Agro farms spring field works are ongoing actively
In Rostov-East cluster coriander sowing was finished on area of 891 ha.
In Stavropol-West cluster sugar beet was sown on area of 238 ha (53% of the plan).
In Rostov-South and Stavropol-West clusters the second fertilizing was applied on 70% of the area.
30.03.2015 In the farms of Rostov-East cluster spring barley planted on area of 2.6 kha,
which represents 70% of the planned planting acreage for this culture.
23.03.2015 In Rostov-South flax sowing on the area of 1.5 kha was completed.
17.03.2015 In farms of Stavropol-West and Rostov-South clusters sowing of early grain and
leguminous crops was completed on a total area of 6.3 kha.
RZ Agro farms equipped with new machinery and equipment
In order to carry out spring field works efficiently and in optimal time, during the winter period new equipment was purchased, in particular:
Wide-line pre-sowing cultivators (Krause, Rubezh) - 4 units;
16-row row crops planters (John Deere, Gaspardo) - 2 units;
Universal grain seeders (Astra) - 7 units;
Tractors (Case Magnum 340 hp; Versatile 220 hp) - 2 units;
Self-propelled sprayer (Versatile) – 1 unit;
Rotary harrows (Agrolux) - 15 units.
All equipment was supplied in RZ Agro farms and get ready to work.
12.03.2015 Works on the early spring fertililzing started in cluster Rostov-East.
Assessment of winter crops condition
According to RZ Agro specialists in clusters Rostov-South and Stavropol-West winter wheat and winter barley overwintered successfully, there are no lost plants. Winter crops are in the tillering phase.
In cluster Rostov-East due to lack of autumn moisture shoots went in December after precipitation. Partially shoots are expected in the spring.
Spring fieldworks started in RZ Agro Farms
Field works on early spring nitrogen fertilizing started in Rostov-South and Stavropol-West clusters.