AUGA is developing technologies that will help eliminate greenhouse gases generated by agricultural activities. In 2021, the company introduced its first hybrid biomethane-electric tractor for professional use. The company is also developing emission-reducing feed technologies and a sustainable crop system. AUGA group is the official representative of the international sustainable agricultural machinery manufacturers Treffler, BB-Umwelttechnik and ROC for Lithuania and the Baltic States. Equipment from these manufacturers is offered at the AUGA tech center.
On 39,000 hectares ha of land, AUGA grows organic wheat, legumes, rapeseed, sugar beets and other crops, including organic vegetables and organic feed for livestock. AUGA farms do more than required by organic standards, applying multi-year crop rotation, min-till technologies, and innovative agricultural machinery.
Dairy segment includes organic milk production and cattle raising. AUGA farms keep approx. 3400 dairy cows and produce over 25 000 tones of milk per year. Dairy segment operates in synergy with organic crop growing as it consumes forage crops used for crop rotation and its organic waste is used as fertilizer for crops.
Baltic Champs, part of AUGA group, is the largest producer of mushrooms in the Baltic region. Throughout the year, the company grows approximately 12,000 tones of white and brown champignons, portobello, eringi, shiitake mushrooms and produces composed used for mushroom growing.
AUGA offers a wide range of end consumer products (FMCG) including ready-to-eat soups, preserved mushrooms, packaged fresh and preserved vegetables, bottled milk, oat flakes and other products. This segment is of strategic importance for the company and currently is the fastest growing. AUGA products are based on innovative food production standards and the growing global consumer demand for organic and sustainable food. Soups and preserved products are produced by Grybai LT, part of the AUGA group, in the state-of-the-art factory opened in 2016.