Business news from Ukraine


12 May , 2015  

KYIV. May 12 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Rostok-Holding agro-industrial group (Kyiv) plans to harvest 300,000 tonnes of agricultural crops in 2015, which is 10.7% more than last year.

According to a company press release, it has successfully completed the spring sowing campaign: the work was carried out in the best agro-technical terms, and spring crops were sown on 39,600 hectares.

At the same time, areas sown with maize compared to the previous year fell by 9.2%, to 21,800 ha, sunflower – by 22.8%, to 11,200 ha, while soybeans – increased by 2.9%, to 3,500 ha.

In addition, in 2015 Rostok-Holding planted 2,300 hectares with spring barley, which it did not grow last year. The area sown with fodder crops for dairy farming was about 800 ha.

Rostok-Holding, created in 2010, is a vertically integrated agro-industrial group. It specializes in the cultivation and sale of crops, production, processing and sale of dairy products, and grain trading.