Ag News

CBH's 2018 Grower study tour to Black Sea area - Book now

  • By: "Prime" Ag News
  • Feb 01, 2018

The CBH Group is pleased to advise that expressions of interest are open for the annual Grower Study Tour.

This year’s tour will take place in July and comprises of an eight-day trip throughout southern Russia.

Growers will visit CBH’s marketing operation, Granary, in Krasnodar, tour port facilities at Novorossiysk, visit storage and handling facilities plus meet local growers in the region. Growers will also gain insight into the Russian harvest while in full swing.

CBH General Manager Marketing and Trading Jason Craig said the 2018 Grower Study Tour was a great opportunity for growers to gain an understanding of the Russian supply chain from paddock to port.

“Crop sizes from the Black Sea region, which includes Russia, have continued to grow year on year, and its export capabilities are projected to continue increase in the coming years,” Mr Craig said.  

“This year’s tour will provide valuable insights into this part of the burgeoning grain region and its presence within the global market.”

The tour is scheduled to take place from 14 to 23 July, including travel, with an approximate cost to growers of $3,000. CBH is proud to partly fund this tour as part of our co-operative commitments.

Any grower interested in being part of the 2018 Grower Study Tour should contact their local Business Relationship Manager.

Expressions of interest close 23 February 2018.