YugAgro 2019 Press Release


Growth of YUGAGRO 2019 exposition more than 700 participants, more than 200 new companies

Krasnodar, 23 October 2019

From 19 to 22 November, 2019, the Expograd Yug Exhibition Centre in Krasnodar will host the 26th YUGAGRO International Exhibition of Agricultural Machinery, Equipment and Materials for Production and Processing of Crop Products. The event is organised by Hyve Group, the leader in organising exhibitions in Russia.

2018 was a jubilee year for the UGAGRO exhibition - it was for the 25th time that the successful exhibition brought together more than 650 participants from 35 countries, including leading manufacturers and suppliers from Russia, Kazakhstan, China, the USA, the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Israel, India and other countries.

This year YUGAGRO has grown significantly and features more than 710 corporate participants from 35 countries, its total area exceeding 65,000 m2. Companies from Italy, Germany and Turkey join together in national pavilions. Companies from China are represented as part of a collective exposition.
This year over 200 companies will take part in the exhibition for the first time: these are leading manufacturers and distributors from Russia, the UK, Italy, Spain, France, Israel, Canada, China, South Korea, Thailand and other countries.
 
Exhibition display

The exhibition display is segmented by product categories, in which there are hundreds of presentations, novelty products and special offers from manufacturers and suppliers awaiting YUGAGRO visitors.
“Agricultural Machinery and Spare Parts” is one of the exhibition’s largest sections, which includes more than 260 companies. Visitors to the exhibition will see grain and forage harvesters, tractors, reapers, swath makers and other tillage and fertilizing equipment, as well as towed vehicles and component parts.
About 180 companies will present their products in the “Agrochemical Products and Seeds” section. Among the products in booths are microfertilisers; seeds of grain, leguminous and vegetable crops of imported and Russian genetics; crop protection products and comprehensive programmes; agrochemicals; garden protection agents; hybrids of field, oil and forage crop seeds, to name just a few.
The "Equipment for Storage and Processing of Agricultural Produce" section will present 150 companies. The booths in this exhibition section display grain cleaning separators, seed coating equipment, oil presses, vegetable/fruit processing equipment, equipment for mill-elevator, grain and fodder industries and many more.
The "Equipment for Watering and Irrigation" section includes more than over 100 companies. Participants will present drip and sprinkler irrigation systems, drum and broadcast sprinklers. Among the displayed products for protected ground are greenhouse plastic films, plant illumination systems, heating and irrigation equipment for greenhouses, projects of industrial greenhouse complexes and plastic film tunnels.
 
Traditionally, market leaders present technologic innovations at the exhibition. 

The Rostselmash Combine Plant will present a number of premieres. The main novelty products are RSM 3000 series tractors for energy-intensive operations, fuel economy leaders. 3000 tractors are a cost-effective option for farms with a tillage area from 2,500 ha and greater. TORUM 785 and NOVA (compact class 3) combine harvesters displayed among grain harvesting machinery are sure to heighten buyers’ interest. The TORUM model is based on a patented threshing and separating unit with a rotating deck, which provides the stated capacity even on complex agricultural backgrounds. Today, Rostselmash agricultural machines are sought-after products in more than 50 countries.

The exposition of Kverneland, one of the newcomers to last year’s exhibition and a leading international company involved in the development, production and marketing of agricultural machinery, has doubled. This year, the manufacturer’s exhibition will display both bestsellers and novelties made in Russia and Europe. These include the iXtrack T4 trailed sprayer that is a compact, manoeuvrable and highly functional vehicle designed to carry out all types of chemical treatment.

One of the regular exhibitors is the CLAAS plant in Krasnodar (the Russian division of CLAAS, Germany) is presented at the booth of the dealer, World Equipment. Today, CLAAS is the most advanced agricultural machinery plant in Europe, manufacturing 7 combine harvester models and 8 tractor models. Visitors will see the Russian TUCANO combine harvester that is among the TOP-100 of the best goods of Russia. Noteworthy is that the TUCANO combine harvester is produced by the fully integrated plant of the company in Krasnodar (complete production cycle from sheet metal cutting to a finished agricultural machine).
Companies specializing in the manufacture of plant protection products have prepared a wide range of novelties specially for the exhibition. Thus, Schelkovo Agrohim, one of the Russian leading manufacturers of chemical plant protection products, will display at its booth an extended line of soybean protection herbicides, a unique herbicide with a super long-lasting effect for corn areas, the long-awaited acaricide to protect gardens, to mention but a few. Most products are made in innovative formulations.
Avgust leading the domestic pesticide market will present at YUGAGRO 2019 several new high-tech products whose registration is about to complete: two new soybean protection products with a directed action spectrum, which are unique in the Russian market.

Syngenta, a Swiss producer of seeds and plant protection products, will present the latest achievements in the plant protection area: a new generation of fungicides for grain crops, FORS technology for protection of corn and sunflower seeds and LIRUMTM insectoacaricide for gardens to be registered at the end of 2019. Syngenta has a long and strong reputation as a company that places special emphasis on research activities.
This year, the 26th UGAGRO exposition is full of innovative products and technologies from leading domestic and foreign manufacturers across crop production sectors. According to feedback from visitors, this makes UGAGRO the most significant and effective agricultural exhibition in Russia. Over its 4 days’ work, YUGAGRO will provide agricultural specialists with an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with new achievements in equipment and breeding areas and in the segments of plant protection products,  farm produce storage and processing, irrigation, production and equipping of greenhouses, as well as to receive complete information on state-of-the-art technologies. It is no exaggeration to say that the entire Russian agriculture is represented at one site. YUGAGRO visitors point out the high organisation level and the opportunity to negotiate prices and purchase volumes right at the exhibition.

Exhibition’s General Partner – Rostselmash
Exhibition’s Strategic Sponsor – CLAAS
Exhibition’s General Sponsor – ROSAGROTRADE.

Business Programme
The YUGAGRO Business Programme has traditionally been a platform for effective dialogue among agricultural producers, business and government, uniting key players to discuss the most pressing and relevant issues of the agro-industrial complex. Topics of concern to the industry, i.e. legislative changes, innovations, export and production growth, are annually included in the discussion agenda.
This year, the main topic of the plenary meeting to be held on the exhibition opening day will be "Agribusiness Protection: Problems and Solutions". During the meeting, experts will discuss the issues of federal support for exports and agricultural raw materials; development of the Russian agro-industrial complex and the interaction of state authorities with agricultural holding companies and agricultural producers in the region.
The invited speakers will be Andrey Korobka, Deputy Governor of Krasnodar Territory; Arkady Zlochevsky, President of the Russian Grain Union; Konstantin Babkin, President of the Rosspetsmash Association, President of the New Commonwealth Industrial Union; Salis Karakotov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Chemistry, CEO of Schelkovo Agrohim; and Pavel Kosov, CEO of Rosagroleasing.  The plenary session will be moderated by Igor Abakumov, Director General, the Krestiyanskie Vedomosti media group.

On the same day, JSC Rosagroleasing will organise an event devoted to the company's leasing products in 2019.

Additionally, the 30th anniversary congress of the Kuban farmers organised by the Association of Peasant (Husbandry) Farms, Cooperatives and Other Small Agricultural Producers of Krasnodar Territory, will be held on 20 November as part of YUGAGRO 2019.

On 21 November, the conference "Organic Agriculture and Arable Farming Biologisation: Status and Prospects" will be held. It will be organised by the All-Russian Research Institute of Biological Plant Protection. Delegates will discuss technologies, share their experience in organising plant protection and nutrition in certified organic production, as well as sales of certified organic products.

On 22 November, the III conference of the International Nut Growers Association of will be held. The theme of the conference will be "The Cost-Efficiency of Establishing Nut Plantations". The conference participants will discuss the cost efficiency of establishing nut plantations, global market prospects, aspects of state subsidizing of nut plantations, obtaining individual higher rates for nut crops and other issues.
In total, over 30 business events are scheduled as part of YUGAGRO 2019.

The exhibition is supported by the Government of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the Krasnodar Territory Administration, the Ministry of Agriculture and Processing Industry of Krasnodar Territory, and the Krasnodar Municipality Administration.
 
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