AUGA group, AB, based in Lithuania and listed on Nasdaq Vilnius stock exchange, is the largest vertically-integrated organic food producer in Europe. The group of companies manages approx. 39,000 ha of organically certified arable land and employs over 1,200 people.
AUGA develops a sustainable farming model, based on new technologies, specializing in crops, dairy cows, chicken and mushroom growing. Using proprietary and contracted manufacturing, the company produces a wide range of organic food products for the end consumer as well as organic commodities. With a mission to deliver organic food with no cost to nature AUGA is focused on the development and application of AgTech solutions for sustainable food production.
Nearly a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions are due to agricultural activities, but so far there have been no real technological solutions to reduce these emissions. AUGA seeks to change that. Using its developed technologies, AUGA is solving the main problems of greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture caused by soil fertilization, cattle digestion processes and the use of fossil fuels.
The first result of this work is a biomethane and electric tractor that can operate continuously for up to 12 hours and solves the problem of refueling with replaceable biomethane cartridges. In this way, the AUGA M1 tractor is the world's first tractor for professional use.
The company is also developing other sustainable innovations: emission-reducing feed technologies and a sustainable crop system. All of these technologies are designed to enable farmers to work more sustainably and allow consumers to eat food that does not have a negative impact on the environment.
These technologies will be a breakthrough throughout the food value chain.