Category Archives: Agriculture
Almost in the middle of the dusty embankment that may look like Tomeguín, is the house of Abel María Rodríguez Palacio. You just have to follow the trail of the mameyes to understand that you entered the farm with the same name. And it is that this peasant hardly notice in the middle of that… Continue Reading »
Since yesterday, February 6, Decree-Law 351 “On the Special Regime of Social Security for Cooperatives of the Basic Units of Cooperative Production” (UBPC) came into force, aimed at the protection of its associates.
More than 200 thousand seeds are planted in the four nurseries of the Matanzas Agroforestry Company, an entity that this year should contribute to the reforestation of 197 hectares in the province, according to Jorge Díaz Mirabal, director of the company.
The producing units develop a strategy to reduce the foreign matter and improve the quality of the cane that is delivered to the plants in the 2017-2018 harvest, explained Pedro Luis Martínez Perdomo, director of Attention to Agricultural Producers (APA) in the Company Sugar Matanzas.
For the second year in a row, the Base Business Unit (UEB) Porcina Matanzas broke the pork production record by contributing a thousand 70 tons at the end of 2017, according to Armando Gálvez Romero, director of the entity.
The Cuban Association of Agricultural and Forestry Technicians (ACTAF), calls for the twelfth edition of the International Meeting on Agroecology, Organic and Sustainable Agriculture from May 29 to May 31st.
The commitment of sugarcane growers in the 2017-2018 harvest is to prevent the industry from standing for lack of cane, according to Armando Lovelles, director of the Unit of Attention to Producers (APA) Jesús Rabí, in the municipality of Calimete.
Producers from Matanzas are immersed in the planting of potatoes corresponding to the 2017-2018 campaign. However, with 18 days of delay, only 90 hectares (ha) of the 1,500 planned hectares have been planted, according to Roberto Gómez, head of the agricultural department at the Provincial Delegation of Agriculture in Matanzas.