Uralkali Signs a Cooperation Agreement with Moscow Agricultural Academy


Uralkali (the Company), one of the world’s largest producers of potash, signed a cooperation agreement with the Russian State Agrarian University — the Timiryazev Moscow Agricultural Academy (MAA). Under the agreement, MAA will be conducting tests of Uralkali’s products and implementing special educational projects.

The scope of the agreement also includes joint agrochemical studies of potash fertilisers, scientific conferences, and analytical projects to improve efficiency of potash fertilisers for different soil types.

Vitaly Lauk, Uralkali CEO:

We welcome cooperation with one of the oldest universities of Russia. Together, we will be contributing to the development of the national agricultural sector, and doing fundamental and applied research for the industry, which will involve Uralkali’s products.


The Timiryazev Moscow Agricultural Academy is a leading academic, scientific, methodological and consulting centre of the Russian system of agrarian education. Activities of MAA include the development of innovations to support operating efficiency of agricultural production and facilitate sustainable development of rural areas.

Uralkali (www.uralkali.com) is one of the world’s largest potash producers and exporters. The Company’s assets consist of 5 mines and 7 ore treatment plants in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Region, Russia). Uralkali employs more than 13,300 people in the main production unit.