History

Black Earth Farming was established in 2005 and was among the first foreign-financed companies that undertook investments in the Russian agricultural sector. The Company holds ownership of an extensive land bank of first class soil in several Russian regions and is a major producer of grains, oilseeds and potatoes. As of 31 December 2016, Black Earth Farming had 246,000 hectares under control, of which 89% were owned.