Minister of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine has visited “Chervona zirka”
July 24 within the scope of official visit to Kirovohrad region, the Minister of Agriculture and Food of Ukraine Mykola Prysyazhnyuk got acquainted with capacity of “Chervona zirka”, the producer of sowing and tillage machines.
Chief of supervisory board OJSC “Chervona zirka” Pavel Shtutman and general director Sergey Kalapa has acquainted Ministry with the samples of the new modern machines and the rate of development of enterprise.
In the course of excursion along the factory the Minister looked round working area, up-to-date office facilities, automatic powder painting line, has become familiar with the principles of industrial engineering introduced at the factory.
At exhibition area of the factory the delegation could see serial products, modernized and completely new machines. Among the serial products such machines as Air Drill Sirius 10 with pneumatic tank 7000, disc harrow Pallada 6000, disc harrow Pallada 3200 and row-crop cultivator Altair 5,6 have been presented. Among the modernized machines were seed drill Astra SZ 3,6 and seed drill Astra SZ 5,4 with new seeding mechanism and continuously variable seeding rate system, row-crop planter Vega 8 intended for Mini-till and equipped with new seeding mechanism, row-crop planter Vesta 8 intended for traditional tillage technology providing high level of seeding accuracy.
Special attention of the guests was paid by the leaders of enterprise to the novelties: Air Drill Alkor 7,3 with A-hoe blade for Mini-till and traditional tillage and Air Drill Orion 9,6 with single disc for traditional, Mini and No-till.
During discussion with the leaders of enterprise many important problems regarding agricultural machine building industry were discussed. These were creation of favourable conditions for attraction of investments and necessity of modernization of customs tariff policy.
Resuming the discussion with Kirovohrad machine builders the Minister has emphasized that cooperation of Ministry of Agriculture and Food with association “Ukragromash” (“Chervona zirka” is a participant of Association) is very important. He has also noted that strategy of industry development must be offered by the experienced machine builders who really understand present problems, but the task of Ministry, in its turn, is to promote the strategy at legislative and regulatory level.
In the course of press-conference dedicated to the conditions of agricultural machine building of Ukraine in whole Mykola Prysyazhnyuk noted: “Being here, at “Chervona zirka”, we clearly understand that this segment of agricultural machine building (sowing and tillage machinery) has already achieved in Ukraine of high level”.
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