Andriy Yarmak: «Ukrainian Dairy Business is going through a very important period of its development. I say „development“, because I believe that before this, it rather floated downstream than developed. Now qualitative internal changes take place. So I would like us not to lose this opportunity and make it competitive business system».
For many milk producers 2014 was a turning point — it was necessary to suspend the implementation of large projects. It happened with the Dutchman Kees Hayzingoy. Director and co-owner of «Kischentsy» had high hopes for the future of Ukrainian dairy industry. He began to build a dairy unit for 3,5 thousand cows. Plans, though were postponed until better times, but milk production has not stopped.
Om July 21 in Ukraine for the first time was held the French milk a day. The event was held in JV «Lomovate» (Cherkasy region), which is the manufacturing base of «Euralis Semens Ukraine.» Organizers of the event were the Association of Dairy Producers and the company «Dykun», supported by the French Embassy in Ukraine.
On 17 of July at PAL «Ukraine» (HC «Eridon»), that is in the Pochuyky village Popilnyansky district, Zhytomyr region., was the official opening of the first stage of the dairy complex with automated milking. Its design capacity is 1,000 dairy cows.
On May 20-23 business tour for Ukrainian farmers to Poland and Belarus was held. It was organized by «KUHN-Ukraine».
Ukraine is going through a bed stretch. Political and economical volatile has also affected dairy sector. What immediate steps Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food takes to solve problems and what goal sets in present difficult conditions — this is the topic of the conversation with Deputy Minister Andrii Dykun.
An international conference dedicated to modern technologies in goat and sheep breeding, and its management took place on May, 16. It brought together owners of acting goat farms, and those who are just planning to start this business. As well as industry experts, equipment and genetics suppliers, analysts and economists. Participants shared their experiences and ideas, discussed strategy of dairy farming development. General sponsor of the event - the company “DeLaval”, world leader for the production of equipment for dairy farms.