With the sowing of 175 thousand beans in its different varieties, as well as financial support, free preparation of land and delivery of inputs to farmers, the Ministry of Agriculture ensures an increase in the productivity of the crop sector for the next harvest. 1.5 to 2.3 quintals per task.
Through a statement, it is indicated that this push, promoted by President Luis Abinader and the Minister of Agriculture, Limber Cruz, will maintain the supply and balance of prices in the market, since only in the Southwest region it is estimated to the next harvest a production of 385 thousand quintals of the legume, 105 thousand more than last year.
Cruz led the act of initiation of sowing of the autumn-winter season, in which he assured that the yield and supply of beans is guaranteed.
Agriculture distributed among 114 producers of the seed multiplication program about 30 thousand quintals of seeds of high genetic quality of the varieties Yacomelo, Giritas, Buena Vista and Maravilla. In addition, the necessary material for planting and through the Agricultural Bank granted more than 232 million pesos in loans at zero and preferential rates.
The goal of Agriculture is to make the yield more efficient and achieve the profitability of the producer, which is why it has invested in this region more than seven million pesos in the rehabilitation of local roads and irrigation canals, opening of wells, among other initiatives in support. to the producers.
During his visit to San Juan, Minister Limber Cruz toured the seed drying plant. In addition, he met with the producers of the region where he delivered the first ten cards of the National Registry of the Bean Producer, which authorizes requests for loans, land plowing and other services offered by the agricultural portfolio.
The activity was carried out at the San Juan Agricultural Producers Association with the participation of the Vice Minister of Production and Marketing, Eulalio Ramírez; the Southwest Regional Director of Agriculture, Juan Mateo; the deputy administrator of Banco Agrícola, Juan Rosario and Freddy Fernández, Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Agriculture. Likewise, civil, military and governmental authorities of the Southwest region.