Prior to the start of this harvest, an operation by the Ministry of the Interior had been implemented to prevent the theft of soybeans when the grain is transported in trucks to the storage and port terminals. As EL ECO indicated, there has also been a lack of grain, an illegal act that has been going on for years during the harvests, and that has the complicity of some carriers and two or three buyers who operate at night and then export the grain, earning without working. the earth.
The meeting will take place this Wednesday the 11th at the facilities of the Cargill storage plant (Palmira), and in addition to García and Mattos, the Undersecretary of Defense, Col. Rivera Helgue, representatives of the Judiciary, agricultural institutions, producers and other national organizations.
The point to be addressed in the first instance will be “security in soybean production and logistics control to prevent grain theft, among other items,” indicates the press release from the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries.
10:30 a.m. – Arrival at Cargill Plant (Route 12 Km 5)
11 am – Welcome remarks to the meeting of the Honorary Advisory Commission for Rural Security of President Dr. Fernanda Maldonado, Minister Fernando Mattos and Minister Javier García. Press releases will be given.
11:30 a.m. – García and Mattos make a visit to the facilities of the Cargill Plant while the Commission meets.
2 pm – Tour of Minister Mattos, Director General Maldonado by FIT LDC, COFCO and ERRO.
3:30 p.m. – Visit to the companies Corporación Navíos and TGU (Uruguayan Grain Terminals) in the Nueva Palmira port.