The agricultural services business of SGS has commenced its GPS Mapping and Soil Fertility activity in Russia. A support of regional agricultural development is established as SGS will provide accurate soil assessment and nutrient recommendations encompassing GPS and customised mapping technology linked to the analytical testing capability of the world's leading inspection, testing, verification and certification organisation. Specialist teams are centered in the Central Black Soil Region of Russia (Chernozemje) equipped with the latest technology to deliver this essential precision farming support to the regional industry.

For details about these services and local specialist knowledge please contact:

Alexey Beschetnov
AGRI Regional Business Development Manager
Eastern Europe
m: +7 916 654 38 98

Julia Gubina
Project Manager
Soil Fertility
m: +7 910 342 27 79

About SGS

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.