Cargill takes the lead in herd nutrition at Don Agro’s largest farm


SINGAPORE, January 26, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – – Don Agro International Limited (the “Company” or “Don Agro”) and its subsidiaries (collectively the “Group”), one of the largest agricultural companies based in the Rostov region in Russiais pleased to announce the cooperation with Cargillone of the largest agricultural companies in the world, which will supply nutrition to the largest farm in Don Agro.

This collaboration should increase the efficiency of dairy farming in Don Agro increasing milk production, improving animal health and reducing costs.

A significant advantage of working with Cargill is a change in the approach to feeding animals taking into account their need for a qualitative composition of feed and the amount of feed consumed. The cooperation includes the introduction of Cargill’s feeding programs and digital solutions.

One of them called DairyApp allows you to audit the farm directly on the tablet, saving all the necessary data that accumulates throughout the use of the application. This allows progress to be tracked on all key farm indicators and detailed and in-depth animal analysis.

Cargill’s The Dairy Enteligen Premium service is also introduced to automatically collect and analyze data from milking parlour, herd management and feeding programs, and create a convenient visual report.

Another IT solution implemented at Don Agro farm will be the use of the DairyMax ration calculation program, which allows not only to balance the ration according to the needs of the animal but also to predict the result and to manage it, according to the objectives.

“We are pleased to cooperate with the largest milk producer in the Rostov region Russia. We start by providing food to one farm, but when we get results there, we are ready to take care of feeding other farms from Don Agro. We look forward to a long and fruitful cooperation and believe that the modern technologies offered by Cargill will help our client achieve great results,” said Mr. Jon LauritzenCountry Director of Cargill in Russia.

The herd at Don Agro The Novoselovka farm has about 1,300 head of cattle, including more than 650 dairy cows. According to preliminary calculations, cooperation with Cargill and the transfer to a new nutritional scheme will increase the average daily milk yield from 20.5 liters to 23 liters per dairy cow.

“We expect a lot from cooperation with such an industry leader in agricultural and food markets. Firstly, interaction with Cargill is a guarantee of high quality. Secondly, the company offered us favorable terms of cooperation, which greatly distinguished them from other nutrition suppliers. Novoselovka is the largest of our five farms. Therefore, the synergistic effect of increasing milk production and optimizing the cost of nutrition is expected to improve profits,” commented Mr. Marat Devlet-Kildeyev, Managing Director of Don Agro International.

The Group owns approximately 4,000 head of cattle, including more than 2,200 dairy cows. In 2021, Don Agro produces 15.831 million liters of milk. At the same time, the priority of the Company’s management is the efficiency of milk production by taking care of animal health.

The Group sells raw milk to dairy processing companies for the production of fresh milk and other premium processed dairy products. Customers fight over the company’s raw milk, which is why Don Agro typically sells it to just one major dairy producer in any given year. Such a supply contract enables the Group to regularly negotiate prices depending on market conditions.

On Don Agro International Limited

Don Agro is one of the largest agricultural enterprises in the Rostov region in Russia mainly engaged in the cultivation of agricultural plants and the production of raw milk. The Group is also involved in plant production in the Volgograd region in Russia. The Group has a total controlled land portfolio of 67,340 hectares, including more than 54,420 hectares of arable land. The Group owns approximately 17,200 hectares of its controlled land reserve.

The Group’s activities are mainly located in the Rostov region, one of the most fertile regions of Russialocated near the Sea of ​​Azov and the Black Sea and the Don River which are home to the main international ports. The Group’s second operating division in the Volgograd The region is located close to major trade routes, including the Volga. This allows the Group’s customers, who are mainly traders and exporters, to save on transport costs and, therefore, to be able to offer higher prices for the Group’s crops. In the crop production segment, the Group is mainly engaged in the cultivation of cash crops such as winter wheat, sunflower and corn.

In addition, the Group is the largest milk producer in the Rostov region and owns more than 4,000 head of dairy cattle, including about 2,200 dairy cows.

Issued for and on behalf Don Agro by Financial PR

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Romil Sing

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Phone. : +65 6438 2990, Fax: +65 6438 0064

Don Agro International Limited (the “Company”) has been listed on Catalist of the Singapore Stock Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the “Exchange”) on February 14, 2020. The Company’s IPO was sponsored by PrimePartners Corporate Finance Pte. ltd. (the Godfather “).

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