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Crop Farming Tour

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OVERVIEW
ITINERARY
  • Location:
    Kyiv-Cherkasy-Kyiv
    Duration:
    6 days
    Type:
    Ukraine
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    Agriculture has traditionally been the backbone of the Ukrainian economy: 70% of territory is covered by the agricultural sector. Ukraine is an important producer and exporter: #1 sunflower oil exporter, #2 grain exporter and #3 corn exporter globally; #1 honey producer in Europe and #3 globally; #3 exporter of poultry in Europe and #7 globally.

  • Day 1

     
    Kyiv

    Arrival in Kyiv, Ukraine. Meeting & greeting with tour guide. Transfer to the hotel for check-in. Kyiv City Tour · Welcome dinner at the traditional restaurant.

    Day 2

     
    Kyiv

    Breakfast. Meeting with Grain Association to discuss the grain market in Ukraine: production, processing, export, logistics, margin. Lunch  in the city. Visit to crop farm (land bank - 11,000 ha; crops - corn, sunflower, soybeans; grain elevator with storing capacity 30k tons, receiving - 1.5k t/h; machinery fleet; precision farming. Transfer back to Kyiv. Dinner  at the restaurant.

    Day 3

     
    Cherkasy

    Breakfast. Check-out. Departure for Cherkasy region. Visit to crop farm (land bank – 7,500 ha; crops - wheat, corn, sunflower, soybean, sorghum, winter rapeseed; feed mill; grain elevator (30k tons and grain drying complex - 50 t/h). Lunch  on  the way. Visit  to  organic  cereal  farm (land bank - 9,000 ha of organic certificated land; crops - wheat, barley, peas, chickpeas, soybeans, sunflower, rye; own laboratory and organic elevator complex - 5,000 t). Transfer back to hotel. Dinner at the restaurant

    Day 4

     
    Cherkasy

    Breakfast. Departure for farm visits. Visit to crop farm (land bank - 9,000 ha; crops - wheat, barley, corn, sunflower; farm machinery fleet; growing corn, sunflower for seed; own seed production factory). Lunch  on  the way. Visit to vertically-integrated agroholding (land bank - 70,000 ha; crop farming - cereal and oilseed crops; seed breeding - seed hybridization and seed quality improvement; seed production factory - 1 line for corn seeds: 330 t/day, 2 line for sunflower seeds: 150-200 t/day; seed distribution. Transfer back to Cherkasy. Dinner at the restaurant

    Day 5

     
    Kyiv

    Breakfast . Check-out. Departure for Kyiv. Visit to grain transshipment terminal (branch of agroholding), located on the Dnipro river and does grain receiving (8,000 t/day), drying (3,000 t/day), shipping (10,000 t/day). Grain are received by tracks from nearby farms, shipped to barges to deliver to agroholding’s grain sea terminal on south. Lunch on the way. Arrival in Kyiv. Check-in the hotel. Free time. Farewell dinner at the restaurant

    Day 6

     

    Departure

    Breakfast & Check-out. Free time in the city: shopping, visit to wholesale agri-food market. Transfer to the airport. Check-in the flight. Departure