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Annual seminar for operators and agriculture holdings takes place in Moscow

24.01.2014

Annual seminar for operators and agriculture holdings takes place in Moscow

For the second time Uralkali brought together heads and representatives of leading agricultural holdings and operators at the “Casual meeting” in Moscow on January 24, 2014.

The Conference was opened by Director General of OJSC Uralkali D. Osipov. In his speech, he stressed the importance of cooperation of the Company and the largest Russian agricultural enterprises with the scientific community and the need to use advanced technology.

During the conference, the most reputable experts of the agricultural market provided our guests with an overview of the situation in the agricultural market in general and for key sectors in particular.

Market overviews  

The results of work of the plant industry in 2013

E. Kupreev, Candidate of Agricultural Science, Head of the Chemicalization Department, Ministry of Agriculture

Key issues of the agro-industrial complex in the Russian Federation in 2013-2014 and possible solutions

A. Zlochevsky, Doctor of Economics, President of the Russian Grain Union

The market of oilseeds

D. Rylko, Candidate of Economics, Director General of IKAR (The Institute for Agricultural Market Studies)

Sugar Market

A. Bodin, Candidate of Economics, Board Chairman of the Union of Sugar Producers

During the scientific session, the theoretical part dedicated to the role of potassium in plant nutrition was complemented with results of the empirical research, conducted by the International Plant Nutrition Institute, as well as scientific and empirical experiments, conducted by LLC Petrokhleb-Kuban together with the Kuban State Agrarian University.

Reports on the theory of application of potash fertilizer  

The role of potassium in plant nutrition

V. Nosov, Candidate of Biological Science, Regional Director of IPNI

Managing potassium regime of soils for sustainable farming

V. Romanenkov, Doctor of Biological Science, Head of VNIIA Laboratory

Reports on practical application of potash fertilizer  

Objectives of the research project

S. Ivanova, Candidate of Biological Science, Vice President of IPNI

Results of the 1st year of the pilot project

V. Romanenkov, Doctor of Biological Science, Head of VNIIA Laboratory

The practice of application of potash fertilizer by Kuban farms

A. Cherednichenko, Deputy General Director of LLC Petrokhleb-Kuban

The practice of application of potash fertilizer in the Central Federal District

S. Lukin, Professor, Doctor of Agricultural Science, Director of SCAS Belgorodsky

Efficiency of potash fertilizer for growing vegetables and gourds

V. Borisov, Professor, Doctor of Agricultural Science, Deputy Director for Science, GNU VNII of Vegetable Production

Economics of application of potash fertilizer

O. Panteleeva, Doctor of Economics, Head of the Department of Economics of RSAU-MTAA

In addition to the highly topical information program, the participants also had an opportunity to discuss business issues with the sales department. The questions on changes in logistics, which occurred in 2013, production plans and interaction of operators and agricultural holdings were answered by O. Petrov, Director of Sales and Marketing of OJSC Uralkali, A. Blokhin, Sales Manager, and O. Presnyakova, Head of Sales Department.

You can always ask any questions about the sales by contacting sales.manager@uralkali.com.

The participants could also learn about the benefits of potassium for both agricultural industry and human health during an interactive game, organized just before the conference. The game participants were told about a Plan K, which was developed in the USSR for optimization of agricultural production. During the quest, the players were able to combine a round-trip in the center of Moscow with an educational program on the need for regular soil analysis, balanced fertilization and the importance of potassium as one of the elements of plant nutrition. You can watch a video about the adventures of our guests.



Casual meeting


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