Ristone Holdings includes 20 agricultural enterprises that cultivate 30 land clusters in Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia regions.
The total land bank of the holding is 65,833 hectares, of which:
63785 ha – arable land;
1823 ha – pastures, meadows, hayfields;
225 ha – other agricultural land.
The main types of crop production in the holding are:
winter wheat – sowing area 23 thousand ha;
sunflower – sowing area of 17 thousand ha;
corn – sowing area of 13 thousand ha;
rapeseed – sowing area of 3,000 ha;
barley – the area of sowing is 4 thousand ha.
Processing of arable land is carried out by means of a modern machine-tractor park. The balance sheet of agricultural holdings includes:
200 tractors (power from 60 hp to 550 hp);
77 grain harvesters;
15 forage harvesters;
4 potato harvesters;
10 beet harvesters;
40 self-propelled and trailed sprayers;
a complete set of the necessary trailer and attachment equipment (planters, disc harrows, cultivators, deep looseners, plows, balers, etc.).
Constant updating of the machine and tractor fleet is carried out at the expense of John Deere and Case In products.
High-quality processing of arable land with the use of modern fertilizer technologies, plant feeding allows to achieve good yield indicators. For example, in 2019, the indicators are as follows:
wheat – more than 50 t/ha;
sunflower – more than 30 t/ha;
corn – more than 65 t/ha.
The agricultural enterprises of the holding own all the necessary current and warehouse infrastructure, cleaning and cargo equipment, sufficient for the primary processing and transshipment of the grown crop. There is also equipment for preparing seeds (wheat, barley) for own needs and sale.
The holding sends the harvested crop for further processing in-house, to the domestic market, and also exports to such countries as the Netherlands, Cyprus, Italy, Spain, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
“Agrofirma Orilska” LLC
The farm includes two departments:
The first branch (Kernosivka village, Novomoskovskiy district, Dnipropetrovsk region) has approximately 2,600 hectares of land under cultivation.
The second branch (Shandrivka village, Yuryiv district, Dnipropetrovsk region) – 2,300 hectares of land.
Specialization of the multi-branch economy: cultivation of grain and technical crops, production of milk and meat, production of mushrooms, wholesale and retail trade in agricultural products (cereals, sunflower, milk, meat, mushrooms).
The enterprise receives high yields of grain crops Thanks to the use of high-quality growing technologies and elite varieties of seeds, the farm annually takes the leading places in the district and region, in 2009 it was awarded an honorary certificate of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.
The machine-tractor fleet is updated by 15% annually and consists of 35 pieces of equipment: 28 tractors, 7 combines. The farm’s fleet includes 87 units.
LLC “APK Ukragro” (Znamenivka, Novomoskovsk district, Dnipropetrovsk region)
Specialization: cultivation of grain crops (except rice), legumes and oilseeds.
In 2019, crop production was carried out on the following area:
winter rye – 43.5 ha;
corn – 335.10 hectares;
winter wheat – 860.10 ha;
sunflower – 583.20 ha;
winter rape – 273.50 ha;
barley – 156.10 ha.
The enterprise has a fleet of agricultural machinery: tractors MTZ, YuMZ, Case In 255, Case In 340, Kirovets K-701; Case In Tiger mate deep loosener, Case In RWX 370 disc harrows; seeders John Deer, Fargo 1339, self-propelled sprayer Caser In SPX 3330, combine harvesters Case In 2388. The enterprise has modern warehouse facilities for high-quality storage of products.
LLC “Agrofirm im. Gorkogo” (Mykolaivka, Novomoskovsk district, Dnipropetrovsk region)
The direction of the economy is grain, dairy and meat. Having 4,505.76 hectares of arable land, it grows grain crops, sunflower, potatoes, fodder crops, and produces milk and meat.
Cereal crops occupy 60-70% of the entire sown area of the farm. At the moment, the agricultural company is engaged in the production of winter wheat and spring barley seeds and is the base farm of the Odessa Breeding and Genetics Institute. Approximately 1,500 tons of wheat seeds and 300 tons of high-quality barley are harvested annually.
The farm has 900 hectares of irrigated areas, which allows to obtain good results in the cultivation of corn for grain and corn of the Ministry of Agriculture, potatoes.
Approximately 20-25% of the cultivated area is occupied by fodder crops, necessary for the own production of livestock products. Workpiece 50-57 c.o.d. per conventional head allows to grow highly productive cattle of the Holstein-Friesian breed.
Agrofirma “Renaissance” LLC (Novomoskovskiy district, Dnipropetrovsk region)
The grain and livestock farm has 2,129 hectares of arable land. Main cultivated crops: winter wheat, winter triticale, spring barley, corn, technical crops, sunflower. Industrial crops are grown for sale, grain crops are grown to provide livestock with complete feed.
In order to accumulate and preserve moisture, reduce weeds, pests and pathogens of agricultural crops in the summer-autumn period, minimum soil treatment is used in the farm: disking with tools BDVP-4.2, BDVP-6.3 and cultivation KPE-8.3 (KPE-3.8?).
The farm uses Case tractors and combines, RMX-370 disc harrows, Tiger cultivators, John Deer precision seeders for corn and sunflower seeds, as well as a Flexi Coil planter for sowing grain crops.
Specializes in crop production. The share of grain crops in production is more than 70%, and winter wheat is the leader among them – 47%.
The farm also grows winter rye (100-150 ha), spring barley for animal husbandry (320-400 ha), spring peas (250-300 ha), spring wheat (150-300 ha), corn for grain (950-1100 ha ).
Among technical crops, preference is given to sunflower (1050-1150 ha). Sugar beets are grown on an area of 140-150 hectares, in the presence of favorable weather conditions we grow winter rapeseed (within 100-150 hectares).
There are 300-350 hectares under the forage wedge. Corn is grown for green fodder and silage, single- and multi-component feed mixtures.
LLC “Agrodniprocenter” (Ocheretuvate, Taraso-Shevchenkivka, Pershotavenka, Magdalinivsky district, Dnipropetrovsk region)
Specialization – cultivation of grain and industrial crops (wheat, rye, barley, corn, rapeseed, sunflower). The area of agricultural land is 1808.3 hectares.
The enterprise has 16 units of domestic and imported agricultural machinery. For the cultivation of agricultural crops, modern energy-saving technologies of soil and crop cultivation are used.
SE “Agrofirma Victoria” (Sakhnovshchyn district, Kharkiv region)
The enterprise consists of three departments, specializes in the cultivation of sunflower and corn, grain and leguminous crops.
The enterprise cultivates 5,425 hectares of land, of which, as of November 2019, 1,400 hectares are sown with winter crops. The agricultural company uses modern technologies, the latest equipment in accordance with European standards, yield indicators are among the best in the region.
Agrofirma “VIND” LLC (Pavlograd District, Dnipropetrovsk Region)
The total area of land use is 1419.42 ha, including agricultural land – 1419.42 ha.
The main activities of the enterprise are growing and sale of grain crops, provision of agricultural services, production of sunflower oil for export. In 2019, the agricultural company grew the harvest of the following crops: winter rape – 147.37 ha, winter wheat – 559.74 ha, barley – 51.52 ha, sunflower – 406.45 ha, corn – 254.34 ha.
“Agrofirma Sunrise” LLC (Bagata Cherneshchyna, Sakhnovshchyna district, Kharkiv region)
Specialization – cultivation of grain and industrial crops. The agricultural company cultivates approximately 5,800 hectares of land, has two departments, each with its own machinery and tractor fleet, electricity, and grain storage.
On average, the following are sown annually: wheat – 2,200 hectares, barley – 600-800 hectares, sunflower – 1,300 hectares, corn – 1,300 hectares.
The farm has its own powerful agricultural machinery – Case, New Holland, John Deere tractors and combines, which makes it possible to carry out the entire complex of agrotechnical measures on time and without losses.
The farm constantly implements new technologies to obtain high yields, invests more in plant and seed protection, and has developed a cost-effective crop rotation.
STOV “Druzhba-Kaznacheivka” (Dnipropetrovsk region)
The main areas of farm production are crop production, cultivation of grain and technical crops, pig breeding, as well as dairy and meat cattle breeding. As of 2019, the farm has 2,100 hectares of arable land under cultivation.
STOV “Zlagoda” (Mykolaivk, Novomoskovsk district, Dnipropetrovsk region)
Specialization – cultivation of cereals, legumes and industrial crops, potatoes. The farm cultivates 3,782 hectares of arable land. It has its own oil pan. The number of farm workers is 110 people.
SPP “Chumaki” (Chumaki, Dnipro district, Dnipropetrovsk region)
Cultivation of grain crops (wheat, barley, corn, sunflower, rapeseed).
“Chumaki” LLC (Chumaki, Dnipro district, Dnipropetrovsk region)
Cultivation of grain crops (wheat, barley, corn, sunflower, rapeseed).
SE “Agrofirma Mriya” (Leventsivka, Novomoskovsk district, Dnipropetrovsk region)
The main type of activity is the cultivation of grain, leguminous and oil crops. Sown areas:
Winter wheat – 700 hectares;
Barley – 300 hectares;
Sunflower – 450 hectares;
Corn – 230 hectares.
In 2019, the enterprise grew high-oleic sunflowers on an area of 50 hectares with a yield of 44.4 t/ha.