Continental Farmers Group ends spring season sowing crops on 106,000 ha

KYIV. May 26 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Continental Farmers Group has completed the spring sowing of spring crops and potatoes, for which it allocated more than 104,000 hectares and 2,000 hectares, respectively, the press service of the agricultural holding has reported.

“This year’s sowing campaign had its challenges. Due to prolonged rains and low temperatures, the work was carried out intermittently, and the completion of the sowing campaign was slightly delayed. However, the favorable weather forecasted for the near future will allow us to compensate for the shift in the calendar and eventually reach the planned phases of crop development. We are determined to get uniform sprouts on all areas,” the press service of the agricultural holding, reported, citing Georg von Nolcken, CEO of Continental.

According to Continental Farmers Group, This year’s crops include traditional — sunflower, corn, soybeans and rapeseed, as well as sugar beet and buckwheat.

The company has moved on to the next agricultural operations, including the application of plant protection products and inter-row cultivation. The next step is to prepare for the harvest. As a reminder, for the 2023 harvest, Continental sowed an area of over 185,000 hectares.

Agricultural holding Mriya and CFG, united under the name Continental Farmers Group, have been operating as a single business since November 2018, when Mriya entered into a deal with international investor Salic UK to sell assets.

Salic was founded in 2012. Its sole shareholder is the State Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, which invests in the production of agricultural and livestock products.


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