“Chervona zirka at exhibition Agro-2012: new machines for Ukrainian market
From 5th to 8th of September the XXIV International Agro-industrial exhibition Agro-2012 was held in Kiev. Being promoted by Ministry of Agro-industrial Policy and Food of Ukraine, this exhibition annually gathers the leading companies of Ukrainian agro-industry.
The exhibition was opened by President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovish w ho noted that Ukraine has confidently consolidated the status as a leading agricultural producer. In his turn the Ministry of Agro-industrial Policy and Food Nicolay Prisyagnuk has noted that there are a lot of fields in agrarian sector which must be developed yet, but there are some spheres which already achieved the high results: “Today the sowing machinery segment of Ukraine is at quite high level, for example, “Chervona zirka” exports 60% of its machines produced in Ukraine” – Ministry of Agro-industrial Policy and Food of Ukraine said.
This year more than 600 companies were exhibited at “Agro 2012”and stand of “Chervona zirka” became one of the most often attended place there. This is not simply a happy accident because “Chervona zirka” presented quite many novelties. There were seven units of machines at the stand and four of them were absolutely new machines in the Ukrainian market. Air Drill with the single disc furrow openers “Orion 9,6” working by traditional, Mini- and No-till technologies, seed drill “Astra Nova 5,4”, Air Drill “Alcor 7,3” row-crop planter “Vega-8 Profi” – all these novelties attracted a high interest among visitors. According to general director OJSC “Chervona zirka” Sergey Kalapa our enterprise exhibited at “Agro 2012” the machines which will be launched serially in 2013.
Modernized machines: planter “Vesta 8” with two-circuit drive, two-row disc harrow “Pallada 4000” and four-row disc harrow “Antares 6x4” became more practical and profitable for the Ukrainian farmers.
It should be noted that before autumnal sowing campaign the special attention was attracted to the seed drill “Astra Nova 5,4” equipped with new seeding mechanism, continuous seeding rate variation, increased hopper, press wheels and new transport device.
The success of machines of “Chervona zirka” at “Agro 2012” was confirmed by a large quantity of visitors at the stand of producer and the fact that during the exhibition all the machines have been sold to the final customer.
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