Students of the Department of Animal Science, Fish Farming, Agronomy and Land Management of IBEAT PetrSU visited one of the leading Russian enterprises in the field of innovative flower cultivation, JSC “New Holland”, which is located in the town of Syasstroy, Leningrad Region.
At present, the company’s products are more than 20 varieties of roses, which are delivered year-round to the stores of our country. More than 27 million flowers are cut annually. A wonderful excursion for the students was conducted by the chief agronomist of the enterprise Novikov Ruslan Valentinovich and the head of the seedling department Krasilnikova Yulia Aleksandrovna.
The students visited various subdivisions of the greenhouse complex, having studied the technologies of automatic microclimate control, drip irrigation and artificial lighting. The students also learned how the optimal conditions for their growth are created for roses. In the warehouse department, the guys saw how the automatic sorting of flowers and packaging of bouquets takes place. The head of the warehouse service Mironova Olga Nikolaevna told about it.
The seminar was also attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors Alexey Konstantinovich Antipov, who spoke about the history of the establishment of the enterprise and the specifics of doing business, the general director Maria Anatolyevna Simanova made a presentation on the features of environmentally friendly technologies and conducting scientific research on the territory of the enterprise.
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