“Rodinsky” is among the leaders in rates of development
Altai Center of Investment and Development holds regular meetings with investment authority and visits to large enterprises and farms of the municipal entities of the region. Experts of the Center visited the leading enterprises of the Rodinsky District, one of them - the farm “Rodinsky”. This year, the farm achieved high rates of yield of sunflower, wheat, and milk production.
In 2016, the average yield of sunflower was above the rates of 2015. It was 25 centners per hectare, and in some areas farmers harvested even more than 28 centners per hectare. “We cultivated hybrids with short vegetation period. Sunflower ripens earlier, and we have time to take in the harvest before winter sets in,” said the Chief Agronomist Andrey Shcherbinin. According to him, good sunflower yields can be obtained by keeping up the entire process chain of cultivation.
Yields of wheat also exceeded last year's figures. It amounted to an average of 19 centners per hectare. In addition, the farm harvested corn for grain for the first time, received 50 centners of grain per hectare. The following year, farmers are going to increase the sowing area under corn. Today, the total area of agricultural lands - 15 thousand hectares, of which 600 hectares - lands under irrigation.
In “Rodinsky” the total cattle population is 1000 animal units, including about 400 - dairy cows. In the farm there is the increase in milk production, which the main sales are sent to the largest milk processing enterprises of the region.