Saik's Agri-Treks, Russia: 240,000 Acre Farms, Sugar Beets & Dairy Cows in Town

When people talk about farming in Russia, I imagine a very similar to set up to Western Canada, just bigger. If this episode of Rob Saik’s Agri-Treks is any indication, I’m both right and very wrong.

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In this latest installment chronicling some of the farm-flavoured travel Saik has done this year, the president of Agri-Trend takes us to a small village 600 km south of Moscow where cows meander down a main street, to the machinery yeard of a 50,000 hectare farm and out into a ripe winter wheat field that’s just a tiny part of a 240,000 acre farm. Yes, really.

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