Black Earth Farming

Black Earth Farming is a leading farming company publicly listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and operating in Russia. It acquires, develops and farms agricultural land assets primarily in the fertile Black Earth region in southwest Russia. The company has gained a strong market position in Kursk, Tambov, Lipetsk and Voronezh Regions, controlling some 330,000 ha of what is perhaps the world’s most fertile soil.

Black Earth Farming harvested over 180,000 ha in 2010, effectively making it one of the world’s largest farming companies by cropped area. The company’s main products are wheat, barley, corn, sunflower and rape seeds.