The 45 cooperatives linked to sugarcane closed the economic period corresponding to the 2016-2017 harvest with profitability and a profit in excess of 56 million pesos national currency, informed Osbel Pérez Gerardo, member of the Provincial Bureau of the National Association of Small Farmers .
“During last July and beginning of August, the balance in each productive form of the province of Matanzas was successfully developed, with the assistance of 90 percent of its associates,” said Pérez Gerardo.
“The fundamental objective of this process is to evaluate the year and implement actions that favor the cane yields in the territory,” added the official.
In that space, the main problems affecting the cultivation of sugar cane were discussed, the quality of the planting and the cultural activities of the grass. This year, the productive forms not only profit, but also the cost per peso in the agricultural branch was reduced.
Of particular note are the Agricultural Production Cooperatives January 28th, Dagoberto Rojas and Alexander Stambolisky, from the municipality of Calimete. The closing of the financial year is carried out annually in the cooperatives linked to the AZCUBA group.