EkoNiva is one of the leading agricultural holdings in Russia. Agricultural enterprises of the company operate over 631,150 ha (as per 01.11.2020) in different regions of Russia. The total workforce engaged in agricultural production amounts to approx. 14,250 employees (as per 01.11.2020).
Dairy farming is the company's priority area of activity. EkoNiva-APK is one of the largest milk producers in Russia and Europe. The daily output of the company amounts to over 2,590 tonnes of milk (as per 01.11.2020). In 2019, the milk yield reached 758,000 tons. The total livestock population is approx. 195,000 head, of which 100,450 head are dairy cows (as per 01.11.2020). State-of-the-art livestock handling technologies and efficient herd management ensure rapid increase in production volumes.
The company has four milk processing plants in Voronezh, Kaluga and Novosibirsk oblasts, where it produces a wide range of exclusively natural dairy products under EKONIVA, the Academy of Dairy Sciences and the Big School Break brands.
EkoNiva's crop growing industry is mainly aimed at production of feed for the company's own livestock. In addition, the agricultural enterprises cultivate cereal, pulse and industrial crops. The gross yield of grain in 2019 reached approx. 515,180 tonnes (including grain corn). The company intensively employs precision farming and other advanced technologies to ensure high yields while maintaining soil fertility