21.11.2017 Meeting with the Governor of Stavropol region in JSC SP Novotroitskoe
On 21 November, the Governor of Stavropol region Vladimir Vladimirov visited JSC SP Novotroitskoe (RZ Agro cluster Stavropol-West).
The meeting was attended by the heads of Stavropol Government and representatives of RZ Agro, including CEO Stephane Mac Farlane and COO Roman Bondarev.
During the meeting, regional administration was informed about the high production results of SP Novotroitskoe in the current year, as well as the active social work of the company, in collaboration with the district administration.
Also at the meeting, the seed and irrigation projects developed by RZ Agro Group were discussed. The Governor of the Stavropol region expressed support for these projects and interest in joint efforts for their successful implementation.
27.10.2016 PK is the best farm in the crop research area
There was a great celebration of Farmhand’s Day at 9th of October in Zernogradsky area.
Collective of twice decorated with an order «Konniy zavod imeni Pervoy Konnoy Armii» was
awarded with a diploma as the best farm in the crop research area.
We felicitate head management and staff members of the farm on working victories!!
20.06.2016 RZ Agro has started harvesting 2016!
At June 20 OAO Novotroitskoe (cluster Stavropol-West) started harvesting winter barley.
We congratulate all RZ Agro employees with the beginning of the harvest company and wish well-coordinated teamwork, favourable weather conditions and high yields!
28.01.2016 Representatives of JSC "Stud farm named after the First Cavalry Army" took part in all-Russian conference about sport horse breeding
There was an all-Russian conference about problems of spots horse breeding at 28th of January in Moscow. There also was a show of stallions of sport race
Stud farm named after the First Cavalry Army was awarded with a diploma for the breeding of high sport class horses
Polina Egorova, the Commercial Director of the stud farm, spoke at the conference about the current state of Affairs and results of the work.
It was decided at the conference to create a Counsel under the patronage Equestrian Federation, which will represent the interests of the domestic horse breeding.
Egorova Polina was offered to join the Consul as a representative of breeders of budenov race of horses.
04.08.2015 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!
15.06.2015 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.
06.04.2015 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.
16.03.2015 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.
28.02.2015 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.
18.11.2014 Successful performance of the Sakura club team on IV Martial Arts Spartakiad «Invincible Power – 2014»
The IV Martial Arts Spartakiad games «Invincible Power - 2014» was held October 30th - November 3rd 2014 in universal sport complex "Olymp" in Togliatti. About five thousand athletes took part in 32 kind of the competition program.
The team of martial arts club "Sakura" from Novotroitskoe village (Izobilnensky district, Stavropol Kray) successfully participated in these competitions too. Under the guidance of coach Alexei Komov 14 young athletes won 12 medals in their age and weight categories in shotokan karate – it is well-deserved results.
Two girls - Jana Abulova and Anastasia Kupriyanova achieved the highest results, they won the gold medals in team kumite. Jana also became the second in the individual competition in cebu-ippon kumite and the third – in cebu-sanbon kumite. Among boys Yaroslav Apanovich won two medals - silver in shobu-ippon kumite and team kumite. Also Alexander Saprinov, Ivan Koshilev and Gleb Zherebtsov became second in in the team Kumite. In addition, Maxim Neverov, Ivan Koshilev and Gleb Zherebtsov took silver in the individual sanbon-kumite. Daniil Kalaev, Kirill Dishkant, Savva Komov, Vasiliy Vahtin, Vladimir Koshilev, Denis Yarygin and Maxim Latunov stopped only one step away from the medals.
OAO SP "Novotroitskoe (one of RZ agro group farm) is the main permanent sponsor of the martial arts club "Sakura".
02.10.2014 Russkaya Zemlya LLC was awarded an Honorary diploma of the Russian Grain Union
On October 1st at the Board meeting of the Russian Grain Union, the General Director of Russkaya Zemlya LLC (RZ Agro Group) Stephane Mac Farlane was awarded an Honorary diploma for the great contribution of the Company to the development of the grain market and in connection with the 20th anniversary of the Russian Grain Union.
28.08.2014 RZ Agro is harvesting late crops and industrial crops and preparing for the autumn sowing
From August 11th OAO Novotroitskoe (Stavropol region) is cleaning sugar beet and now we have more than 26% of sugar beet with a record yield of 56.3 t/ha, which is higher than the target by 20%. On August 27th started sunflower harvesting; yield is expected not lower than planned.
Corn harvesting started on August 26th in RZ Agro Rostov-South cluster.
Coriander cleaning with a yield of 1.9 mt/ha has been done in RZ Rostov-East cluster, flax cleaning is going to be finished yet .
Seeds preparation for planting on the area of 42.3 Kha has been done in all group farms.
04.08.2014 Early crops harvesting was completed with record results!
All RZ Agro farms completed early crops harvesting on time. It was a record year – the harvest is unprecedented and a historically maximum winter wheat yield was reached!
In Rostov-East Cluster, ZAO Vishnevskoe and OAO PSH Markinskoe have completed their grain harvest with absolute record high volumes in all the history of both farms. With a final winter wheat yield of 4.4 mt/ha, OAO PSH Markinskoe became this season the absolute leader in the district, both on wheat and barley.
A heavy crop was gathered in at ZAO “krasnaya Zvezda” as well, despite the fact that the farm had to face some "surprises" of nature this year.
In Rostov-South Cluster, OAO Donskoe and OAO Konniy zavod imeni Pervoy Konnoy Armii completed harvesting of grain crops. Both farms also achieved record high volumes on winter wheat boosting the overall grain production of the Zernogradskiy district to an absolute record (RZ Agro farms takes 20% of sowing acreage of the district). An official telegram from the Rostov Governor (V. Golubev) was sent last week to the head of the district to congratulate for this historical event and in particular for the contribution of RZ Agro farms.
OAO SP Novotroitskoe (Stavropol – West cluster) cultivated a historically bumper crop and became one of leaders of the region.
Winter wheat yield on RZ Agro is as following: OAO PSH Markinskoe - 4.4 t/ha; ZAO krasnaya Zvezda – 3.6 t/ha, ZAO Vishnevskoe – 4.1 t/ha; OAO Konniy zavod imeni Pervoy Konnoy Armii – 4.6 t/ha; OAO Donskoe – 5.0 t/ha; OAO SP Novotroitskoe – 5.1 t/ha.
RZ Agro farms have finally collected their entire winter wheat crop with a bunker weight of 189 kmt over 42 kha (avg. yield of 4.5 mt/ha). This is also an absolute record for all RZ Agro Group! Level of feed quality is higher than average as a direct consequence of a ‘bumper crop’.
Excellent results also on spring barley - 3.0 mt/ha yield and camelina - 1.4 mt/ha.
Thus, the crop was harvested and placed into the farms’ storages. All services worked efficiently, as a team. This year record results were achieved primarily due to the hard work of farms’ employees and well-organized work of all departments.
RZ Agro management expresses gratitude to all farms’ workers and employees of the management company who achieved brilliant production results by courtesy of their team work.
01.07.2014 Crops harvesting started on RZ Agro farms
Harvesting started with gathering early crops - peas and camelina in Rostov region; winter oilseed rape and barley in Stavropol region. The main crop winter wheat harvesting has started since the beginning of July. All services - grain quality labs, storage and transport units - are ready for acceptance of a new crop. Farms' experts predict a good crop and hope for favorable weather conditions during harvesting.
15.06.2014 VNIIK inspection at OAO "Konniy zavod imeni Pervoy Konnoy Armii"
12-13-14 Jun we had an inspection from VNIIK (The All-Russia Scientifically Research Institute of horse breeding) at PKA.
According to the results of the annual horses appraisal VNIIK experts noted that our horses were in a perfect condition and many stallions and mares born in 2012-2013 got very good marks and were interesting for the breed. Average growth of yearling colts got even better then the last year.
12.05.2014 "Sakura" club of martial arts’ team got 8 medals at the "East-West" International Martial Arts Olympics
The VIII "East-West" Martial Arts Olympics took place in St. Petersburg on May 7-12 2014 which was attended by more than 10 300 athletes from 34 countries. More than half of the Olympic participants have not turned 18 years old yet.
Active role in competitions was taken by "Sakura" martial arts club’s team from Solnechnodolsk, Izobilnenskiy area, Stavropol region, whose sponsor was Novotroitskoe OJSC.
Directed by their coach A.V. Komov, the team achieved excellent results, winning eight medals: 4 - gold; 2 - silver; 2 - bronze.
Here are the best results in individual competitions:
1. Vladimir Koshilev – 1st place, 3rd place in kumite (fight) 14-15 years old;
2. Gleb Zherebtsov – 1st place in kumite 12-13 years old;
3. Yaroslav Apanovich – 2nd place in kumite 10-11 years old;
4. Yana Abulova - 2nd place in kumite 12-13 years old;
5. Maksim Neverov – 3rd place in kumite 14-15 years old;
6. Team Kumite, Girls, 12-13 years old - 1st place (Yana Abulova, Anastasiya Kupriyanova).
After the competition the winners (14 + years) were invited to participate in the WKC version Karate European Championship in June 2014 in Cheboksary.
09.05.2014 Traditional annual equine in honor of the Great Victory Day
On May 9th, Pervaya Konnaya (part of RZ Agro Group) organized its traditional annual equine gathering in honor of the Great Victory Day.
During this event, three races were organized:
1st- RZ Agro Cup – horses 2 y.o.;
2nd- Great Victory Day Cup – horses 3 y.o,;
3rd - Equine Professional Cup – horses over 4 y.o.
Between races, special jumping competition shows were organized.
A crowd of over 1,500 people intended to the event this year.
We received very positive feedback from all our guests (from Rostov and other regions), especially from the elder people who were very thankful that we provided special tribunes for the occasion.
At the 30th of September at the territory of Chernishevka khutor (Konniy zavod imeni Pervoy Konnoy Armii) was great opening of multifeature sportsground
At the 30th of September at the territory of Chernishevka khutor (Konniy zavod imeni Pervoy Konnoy Armii) was great opening of multifeature sportsground. At the official ceremony were a lot of children and their parents, citizen of Chernishevka. There also were representatives of local administration:
Minister of physical training and sports Mr. Arekeljan, the Head of Zernogradski area administration Mr. Panasenko, Deputy Head of physical culture and sports Mr. Ostapov, the Head of Konnozavodskoe rural settlement Mr. Sisoev.
Guests of event told words of appreciation and gratitude to RZ Agro Group. They told thanks for active participation in the settlement’s live and great substantial contribution in local sport development. But the most important think was children’s and locals’ gratitude; children’s happiness and positive emotions are beyond words. Indeed, this project is the first social one in this area during last 25 year.
There were two mini-football matches between children from Konnozavod and Doskoje schools after the official part. This time, both prizes remained in Konnozavod, but the competition is going to continue!