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Dorogobuzh supports farmers in Smolensk region

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Dorogobuzh, a member of Acron Group, has donated its products to agricultural producers in Smolensk region.

In 2018, the company shipped 1250 t of NPK and AN to 163 agricultural enterprises in the region. In addition to providing aid for spring sowing, the company has allocated mineral fertilisers for autumn sowing for two years in a row.

The Smolensk Region Department of Agriculture and Food distributes mineral fertilisers first and foremost to agricultural producers cultivating rapeseed, flax, potatoes, vegetables, and fodder crops.

This year, 170 000 ha. of land in the Smolensk region were designated for spring sowing, 3% more than in 2017. In that year, Smolensk region’s agro-industrial complex produced 242 000 t of grain and legumes.

“Agricultural producers in the region are supplied with mineral fertilisers free of charge due to efficient cooperation between Smolensk regional administration and Dorogobuzh’s management," said Alexey Ostrovsky, Molensk Regional Governor. "The company donates its fertilisers every year, saving farmers tens of millions of roubles."

Agricultural producers in Smolensk region are also increasing their purchases of Dorogobuzh mineral fertilisers. During the first seven and a half months of 2018, agricultural enterprises purchased over 14 400 t of NPK and AN, up 21.6% y/y.

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