11 August 2017
INTERNATIONAL FIELD DAY. KIDNEY BEAN
«International Field Day. Kidney Bean», which brought together agricultural producers and farmers from Ukraine and abroad, organized by the group of companies «Fruit World Ukraine» LTD and «Agrolider Ukraine LTD», with the participation of Genetic Plant Cells, was held based on the Svarog West Group Corporation facilities.
The main purposes of the agri-event were to get acquainted with the technology of commercial cultivation of kidney beans and the prospects for cooperation as well as increasing of the sown area.
The production of legumes in Ukraine in 2016 has been showing one of the highest indicators since the independence of our country. However, it should be borne in mind that the potential of this culture in our country is not fully disclosed. Therefore, the event has enabled the exchange of best practices and practical aspects of cultural cultivation.
Valentyn Medveiuk, the Director of «Agrolider Ukraine» LTD, described the main activities of the group of companies and prospects for cooperation:
– This event explains all the possibilities of earning from kidney beans' growing. In the spring of this year, there was launched a common multi-year kidney beans' growing program by energies of Sementes Alianca, Agrolider Ukraine and Svarog West Group. This program means providing companies with seeds, agronomic support, plant protection products for further proper beans cultivation.
Antonina Sklyarenko, President of the Civic Association «The Community of Manufacturers and Consumers of Legumes in Ukraine», spoke about the prospects of growing legumes in Ukraine:
– Today the question of development and cultivation of kidney bean and legumes arises. The answer to this question is the introduction of growing technologies from Canada and Turkey, which show good results on our land and improve yields. Regarding the event, our association is extremely grateful to the Company «Agrolider Ukraine» and the Svarog West Group Corporation for organizing it.
Special guest from Brazil Roberto Vitor Inacio, technical director of Sementes Alianca, owner of RC Consulting, an agronomist, an engineer specializing in the production of over 70,000 tons of beans a year, said:
– I fell in love with Ukraine at first sight. I was pleasantly surprised at the standard of living of Ukrainians and the prospects for the development of agribusiness, particularly the cultivation of kidney beans. So, I hope for a long-term, fruitful and promising cooperation with the Ukrainian agrarians.
«International Field Day. Kidney Bean» has demonstrated excellent prospects for cooperation between the companies of the Ukrainian market of legumes and encouraged the development of the industry by agricultural producers.