In parallel with the harvesting campaign, the soil in the fields of the Continental Farmers Group is being prepared for the next year’s crops. For the first time ever, the Agricultural Holding is testing a new technology for it, which envisions a fertilizer treatment using mechanical hoes. Using this local fertilizer treatment technique, the Company plans not just to save up to 20% of fertilizers but also to increase the effectiveness of their application by 20-30%.
This time of year, Continental Farmers Group continues its late crops harvesting campaign. In particular, nowadays the Company is threshing sunflower, soybean, and corn. Overall for the Company, more than 57 thousand ha, or 66% of the scheduled late crop areas have already been processed.
For the first time since 2008, Ukrainian high quality milling wheat has been exported to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Nowadays, the fields of Continental Farmers Group see potato harvesting in full swing. In this production season, the total digging area reaches 1.1 thousand ha in Lviv Oblast and 0.6 thousand ha in Ternopil Oblast,
Earlier this August, Continental Farmers Group started its early winter sowing campaign for the 2021 harvest. At present, the Company is actively engaged in sowing winter rape, the scheduled crop area amounting to 33.5 thousand ha.
A harvesting campaign started its progress at Continental Farmers Group fields. The agricultural holding began harvesting early grain crops with thrashing winter barley, the next in line being winter rape, winter wheat, winter rye and spring wheat. The Continental Farmers Group plans harvesting crops in a total area of 102 thousand hectares during the first wave of the harvesting campaign.
A platform has been set up on the Continental Farmers Group official website showing detailed information in a real time mode about Company’s paid taxes and social investments in each region of its presence for the period starting 2019 and until present.
The Continental Farmers Group finished its spring sowing campaign. The agroholding sowed a total of 89.5 thousand hectares of spring crops for the 2020 harvest. Out of those, the largest share is that of sunflower (32.3 thousand hectares) and soy (32.1 thousand hectares), the allocated area for corn this year is 21.7 thousand hectares, potatoes were planted on 1.7 thousand hectares and spring wheat was sown on 1.6 thousand hectares.
The Continental has already completed the sowing of spring wheat for the 2020 harvest and this crop has been sowed on 1.6 thousand hectares. The sowing of sunflower is continuing: as of today, this crop has been sown on 14 thousand hectares out of the 32 thousand hectares allocated for it.