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Acron Presents Modern Agricultural Technologies to Growers in Nizhny Novgorod Region

Acron Group, a Russian vertically integrated producer of mineral fertilisers, held a workshop on Modern Technologies in Agriculture in 2024 in Lukoyanov, Nizhny Novgorod region, as a platform to inform farmers, share experiences, and discuss new scientific and business ideas.

Ilya Khramov, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Resources of Nizhny Novgorod region, greeted the attendees and thanked Acron Group for supplying the region’s growers with top quality fertilisers.

Acron’s agronomists spoke about innovations to improve mineral fertilisers and presented biomineral fertilisers – NPKs enhanced with live microorganisms as active ingredients improving the uptake of nutrients by plants.

The Group reported the results of new fertiliser trials on various crops. The results showed yield increases of 11–13% for most crops and improved crop quality.

The Group’s specialists launched a new service offering comprehensive customer support, from the development of individual nutrition systems to agrochemical inspections of trial fields. The service is free and designed to improve crop management.

Mikhail Ozerov, chief agronomist at Plodorodie-Lukoyanov, shared the results of using Acron fertilisers on rapeseed. According to his report, crop yield increased by 280 kg per ha to 2,500 kg per ha, profit by RUB 8,400 per ha, and margin by 13%. He also presented a proven technology for growing rapeseed, which is already available on Acron Group’s Yandex.Zen channel.

Alexey Saenko, CEO of Agronova-Volga, spoke about the particular importance of proper and timely application of mineral fertilisers to achieve higher and more stable yields. He noted that the company’s own storage facilities ensure uninterrupted supply of the Group’s products to meet the growing demand of local farmers.

Vladimir Kharin, CEO of Agronova, emphasised the importance of such workshops allowing the producer to demonstrate new benefits of mineral fertilisers and get valuable feedback from growers. The event was also attended by the Group’s partners, including scientists from the Nizhny Novgorod Research Institute for Agriculture and the Nizhny Novgorod Agrochemical Service Centre.

Agronova is Acron Group’s distribution network comprising 10 specialised agrochemical facilities for direct access to the Group’s products in various Russian regions. Agronova’s branches handle transportation, sales, and storage of mineral fertilisers, with total warehouse capacity of 199,000 tonnes.