The operative director of "Agrion" Nikolay Minev became "Agribusinessman of Bulgaria 2020"The prize of the authoritative agricultural publication "Bulgarian Farmer" was presented at a stylish ceremony at the National Palace of Culture by Deputy Minister of Agriculture Yanko Ivanov.
The Minister of Agriculture Desislava Taneva sent virtual congratulations.
"I accept this award on behalf of the young generation of Bulgarian farmers, which will be the next wave in Bulgarian agriculture. I can safely say that Agrion is today the most recognizable agricultural brand in the country. For me, the successful formula in agriculture is the combination of new technologies with experience and good business acumen. I want to end with gratitude to our shareholders for the trust they have in us as a management, with gratitude to each employee of Agrion and Agrimart for the support and dedicated work over the years, "Minev added.
He thanked his family for the support that gave him the strength to continue to develop Agrion's agricultural business successfully.
Agrion's agricultural production is part of the company's efforts to take care of the land as a good owner. In addition to helping farmers expand their farms, Agrion also grows its own crops.
The company develops modern agriculture on 50,000 decares in the area around Dolna Mitropolia, where it also has its own modern grain depot.
The award is due to the good results and innovations that the company implements in its activities.
At Agrimart, manual operations are kept to a minimum along the grain path from the field to the silos. In the field, the tractors are guided by an autopilot, which moves the machine in precise lines up to 2 cm, without overlapping the already cultivated areas. All information is loaded into precision farming software that monitors all field operations and machine condition. The harvest is monitored with a high-tech drone. The aircraft-type flying machine is of a class that is also used by NASA, it helps to capture and survey the plots within precise limits.
Agrion is among the first Bulgarian companies to introduce European standards for land management. It is also the most famous brand in the sector.
Every second landowner recognizes the name "Agrion", and over 75% of sellers indicate "Agrion" as a preferred partner in the transaction. For tenants, the percentage is similar - more than half say they would prefer Agrion's services, according to the latest marketing study.
Agrion offers a full range of services for landowners and farmers - purchase and sale of agricultural land, exchanges, rent and lease, land leasing and more. The company's efforts are focused on the efficient use of land so that it brings income to both farmers and owners.
In 2019, Agrion grabbed the CEIBG Grand Prize for Growth.