Exploratory studies of research institutes of NAAS, leading breeders and private companies for the moment of establishment of Association were enough to significantly expand soya sown area. However, there was no convincing example in terms of production.
Enterprises of “Arnika” group of companies since 2000 actively developed the elements of variety technology, polished set of machines and mechanisms for efficient crop cultivation. The company carried out adaptation of the best Ukrainian, European and North American soya varieties for cultivation in conditions of Poltava region. On base of enterprises was organized first scientific and practical seminar on issues of soya production and processing, and subsequently initiating has passed into an annual international scientific seminar with the participation of experts from Europe, North America, Japan and CIS.