One of the main prerequisites for the success of dairy business is the effective use of land under feed crops. I think it is very appropriate to turn to this topic right now, because the season of feed preparation is approaching.
Last year, 14 million tons of sugar beet was collected in Ukraine. From this amount of raw materials in the production of sugar you can get potentially about 3 million tons of byproduct and at the same time very valuable product - squeezed pulp with a content of dry matter 20-25%. Its price - as a feed, and not as byproduct - according to the calculations of European specialists, is 30-40 euros per ton.
Political and economic instability, which has become almost the norm of our lives, as well as constant fluctuations of prices on the milk market, make its producers increasingly cautious to count every penny and look for reserves.
Taurichanka village of Kherson region is one of the most beautiful and most comfortable in Ukraine. There are no yards left here, young people return to live and work happily here. It is here that the experimental farm «Askaniiske» successfully works. Despite the status «national», enterprice does not receive financial assistance from the state.
About five years ago, his diplomatic mission in Slovenia ended. He returned to Ukraine, thought about joining the public service. Walked along the corridors and offices of state institutions, saw people in expensive suits who speak well and react weakly to what is happening around in the life of the country.
We want to talk about the experience of the breeding farm «Promin» (Mykolaiv region), where the high productivity and health of livestock are successfully combined with the production efficiency. Sergey Yasevin, director of the farm, will help us in this.
«If to look from the outside, it may seem that our production has many features. Of course, for someone this is a feature, for us it is already the norm. Everyone should do what is right for him and what he believes in», — says Dmitry Samsonenko, deputy director of livestock management of the farm named after I. Franko, that is in Gubin First village Volyn region.
How the dairy farms work in Iowa State, which is located in the Midwest of the US between the largest rivers Mississippi and Missouri, we told in the previous issue of our magazine. This time, as promised, we will focus on the three whales that keep the industry and ensure its continued development.
On November 24, in the framework of the food exhibition Ukrainian Food Expo, the first congress of beef producers and exporters of the Ukrainian Beef Congress was held. The highlight of the congress was the presentation of business plans for fattening young cattle, slaughter and processing developed by the FAO/EBRD special project.