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Where the margin is 2019

10-th International Conference for agricultural producers
and suppliers of agricultural inputs and services

February 6-7, 2019

Moscow, Radisson Slavianskaya Hotel

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Conference's sponsors

Gold sponsorEuroChem Group AG http://eurochemgroup.com/en

EuroChem mineral and chemical company JSC manages assets of EuroChem group AG in the Russian Federation and CIS countries. EuroChem group AG is an international company, one of the world's largest producers of mineral fertilizers. The head office of EuroChem group AG is located in Switzerland, production and logistics sales companies-in Belgium, Lithuania, Estonia, China, Russia, Germany, USA. The staff of more than 23 000 people. EuroChem group AG enterprises produce nitrogen, phosphorus, and since 2018 potash and specialized water-soluble fertilizers, as well as organic synthesis products and iron ore concentrate. EuroChem group AG is a vertically integrated company with a wide range of activities: from mining and hydrocarbons to fertilizer production, logistics and distribution. The company's products are supplied to more than 100 countries.

Highly efficient agricultural production and improved profitability are the main reference points for EuroChem. That is why the company cooperates with science and production in search of optimal solutions and new effective drugs that annually replenish the product line of the company.

Gold sponsorSTEPPE Agroholding https://ahstep.ru/en

Part of the portfolio of Sistema PJSFC, STEPPE Agroholding is one of the largest agricultural companies in the south of Russia, bringing together a number of agricultural enterprises with considerable development potential.

The strategic goal of STEPPE Agroholding is to claim a spot as one of the top five players in the Russian agricultural market, by building up an impressive agricultural holding.

STEPPE Agroholding’s agricultural assets are located in the regions most favourable in terms of climate, crop yields and logistics: the Krasnodar region, the Stavropol region, the Rostov region and the Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia.

The holding operates in four key segments: crop farming, dairy farming, intensive fruit growing and vegetable growing.

Silver sponsor - Syngenta http://syngenta.com

Since the formation of Syngenta in 2000, out of the agri-businesses of Zeneca and Novartis, the company has established itself as a leader in the Russian crop protection market and one of the largest suppliers of quality hybrid seeds. With a wide network of representative offices in over 30 Russian cities and more than 500 employees (doubled since 2007) Syngenta has been continuously expanding its operations into the country.

Syngenta has been consistently localizing and investing heavily in Russia. 34% of total Syngenta Sunflower seeds volume and 36% of total Syngenta Corn seeds volume for Russian growers are produced in Russia. In partnership with the "Agrokhimikat" plant in Kirovo-Chepetsk Syngenta locally produces over 50% of CP volumes. By 2021, 80% of Syngenta CP portfolio for Russian farmers will be produced in Russia. To achieve this target, Syngenta will build its own CP production facility in Russia.

In 2017, Chinese state-owned ChemChina completed a deal to acquire Syngenta.

Silver sponsor - VDMA Agricultural Machinery http://vdma.org

VDMA Agricultural Machinery Association is a structural division of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association VDMA and is the leading branch association of the agricultural machinery manufacturers which comprises approx. 170 companies producing agricultural machinery, equipment and components in Germany and other EU countries. In Germany alone it represents an annual turnover of 8.3 billion Euro and more than 30.000 employees. Over the past 10 years, the volume of investments by the VDMA member companies in the economy of the Russian Federation exceeded 1.5 billion Euros.

Silver sponsor - Rostselmash http://en.rostselmash.com

Is a group of companies comprising 13 enterprises, located in 10 production sites in 4 States, which manufacture equipment under the brands ROSTSELMASH & VERSATILE.

The product line of the company features over 150 models and modifications of 24 types of the equipment, among which are grain and forage harvesters, tractors, sprayers, forage equipment and grain processing equipment, etc.

The pre-sale preparation, sale and maintenance of the equipment produced by Rostselmash are performed via an extensive dealer network on four continents in the countries where the company operates. Today, the agricultural equipment of Rostselmash is in high demand in more than 50 countries worldwide.

The product line of the company features over 150 models and modifications of 24 types of the equipment, among which are grain and forage harvesters, tractors, sprayers, forage equipment and grain processing equipment, etc. For many years the innovations of Rostselmash have been awarded with the highest prizes and distinguished by experts all over the world. The pre-sale preparation, sale and maintenance of the equipment produced by Rostselmash are performed via an extensive dealer network of the company operating in Europe and Asia. Today, the agricultural equipment of Rostselmash is in high demand in dozens of countries worldwide.

Sponsor - Swiss Re Corporate Solutions http://swissre.com

Established in 1863 in Switzerland, Swiss Re is a global leader of the international insurance and reinsurance market. Working since 2009 in Russia, the corporate arm of the group called Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides agro corporates with innovative risk transfer solutions, such as yield index, weather index, revenue hedge, drought index, quality index, working with leading agro holdings, input suppliers, sugar plants, crushing plants, banks and other agriculture-related corporates along the agribusiness value chain.

Sponsor - TRIO Group of companies http://www.trio21.ru/en/

TRIO Group of companies is a multi industry enterprise that supplies agricultural products and services to the Russian market.

TRIO Group of companies began its activity in 1997 and since then it has been making steady progress in increasing its production and financial performance, enlarging its footprint in such sectors as plant growing, potato growing, animal breeding, sugar production and trading and grain trading as well. According to many indicators the company has obtained a dominant position in the Central Chernozem Region. Today the company is well-known in Lipetsk region and other regions of Russia. Its partners are large holdings of Russia and the near abroad.

Sponsor - KWS http://kws.com

KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. In fiscal 2017/18, an average of 3,851 full-time employees in 70 countries generated net sales of €1,068 million and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of around €133 million. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugarbeet, cereals, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield and resistance to diseases, pests and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested €198 million last fiscal year in research and development, 18.5% of its net sales.

* Excluding the shares of the equity-accounted companies AGRELIANT GENETICS LLC., AGRELIANT GENETICS INC. and KENFENG – KWS SEEDS CO., LTD.

Sponsor - Winery "Myskhako" https://myskhako.ru

"Myskhako"-is a full cycle winery for the production of still and sparkling wines. Being founded in 1869 that enterprise has a great history and the bases of the beginning of winemaking in Russia. The Myskhako region used to be one of the famous holiday destinations among the party elite of the Soviet era, and in the early 2000s the winery was granted to be an official supplier for the Kremlin. The products of the Myskhako winery are presented on the Russian market and on the markets of the foreign countries.

Sponsor - CSort http://csort.org

CSort is the leading Russian manufacturer of equipment for sorting products by color. It has been developing its own color sorters since 2008. CSort enters Rosspetsmash Association and Altai Cluster of Agrarian Mechanical Engineering.

CSort delivers its machines to all regions of the Russian Federation and over twenty countries globally. Offices of the company operate in Barnaul, Krasnodar, Samara, Novosibirsk, as well as in Germany (Dresden), Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo), Poland (Poznan), Czech Republic (Olomouc), the Ukraine (Rivne, Kharkiv), Iran (Shiraz). The portfolio embraces Zorkiy, Optima, Optima New, SmartSort machines. CSort has installed about 1000 colort sorters.

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Institutional partners:

Union of Russian Agribusiness Associations ASSAGROS

Union of Russian Agribusiness Associations ASSAGROS


Under support:

Ministry of Agriculture


Gold sponsors:

Silver sponsors:


Syngenta VDMA
Swiss Re TRIO Group of companies
Agro.Digital КВС - селекция и производство семян
Винзавод Мысхако CSort

Media partners:

Thomson Reuters Interfax Зерно онлайн ISCO-I Sugar monitoring

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