11 May 2020

"Russkiy Yachmen", LLC was renamed into "Grainrus Agro"


On March 17, by the decision of the Board of Directors, Russkiy Yachmen (Russian Barley) LLC was renamed into Grainrus Agro Limited Liability Company.

Since its foundation in 2004, Russkiy Yachmen has been actively developing and has become a leading producer of grain and oilseeds in the Central Black Earth region of Russia. 

Today, the production capacities of Grainrus Agro include elevator complexes for storing grain and oil crops in the Kursk region with a total capacity of up to 237,500 tons. The area of arable land is 45,000 hectares in the territory of Medvensky, Zolotukhinsky, Shchigrovsky, Oboyansky and Kursk districts of the Kursk region. The main crops in the crop rotation are wheat, barley, soy, corn. The agricultural machinery park has 300 units of equipment from leading Russian and European manufacturers.

The company has its own seed plant with a capacity of up to 15,000 tons/year. The plant produces seeds of imported and Russian breeds, including barley varieties: Despina, Explorer, and wheat Alekseich, Yuka, Grom, Torrild, Graf, Ethana, Protina, Hannah, Sigalia.

Since 2007, another direction of the company’s development has been dairy farming at the Kotelnikovo MTF in the Oboyansk district of the Kursk region with total livestock of 550 animals.

The company's infrastructure allows the shipment of agricultural products from its own railway terminals. In August 2019, in the village of Otreshkovo (Kursk region), the first stage of the elevator complex was put into operation for storage, acceptance and dispatch of grain, leguminous and oil crops with a capacity of up to 35,000 tons of grain per year. As part of the project, 2.5 km of its own railway lines were laid from the Otreshkovo railway station to the elevator complex. On railway tracks at the same time can accommodate up to 120 wagons. The shipment capacity of the grain elevator complex is up to 60 cars per day.

Over 13 years of work, export deliveries on the terms of FOB, DAP, CPT EXW have been carried out to 15 countries of the world, including countries of the European Union, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.