In a week or two, the process of delivering fertilizer to the Production for Wellbeing program will be determined, reported Víctor Manuel Escobedo Torres, district head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Sader).
He stressed that the agency, at the state level, is working on a solution to make a quick delivery without interfering with the election ban.
Escobedo Torres emphasized that, in contrast to state government programs, where a contribution of up to 50 percent is made, the Production for Wellbeing program is free for the list of beneficiaries.
On the other hand, he pointed out that the fertilizer reached the Agricultural Distribution Centers (Cedas) of Segalmex, located in Rancho Grande, Cabrales, Montemariana, Fresnillo, as well as in Valparaíso and Cañitas de Felipe Pescador.
Víctor Manuel clarified that currently the register is 7,100 producers and will remain the same this year to provide follow-up support to the beneficiaries, who belong to Fresnillo, Valparaíso, and Cañitas de Felipe Pescador.
Escobedo Torres explained that the fertilizer is only intended for corn and bean producers, where 400 to 600 tons will be delivered.
What will be delivered will depend on the production capacity of each agricultural area.
Regarding the type of fertilizer that will be delivered, he explained that it is urea-phosphate and 18–46 varieties, 50 percent each, since he considers that these nutrients are enough to produce a good crop yield.
Escobedo Torres pointed out that producers who receive fertilizer will be taught the proper use of each.
“This training can be given during delivery. This is so that farmers can make the correct use of biochemicals.
“In addition, let them know what nutrients are in it and the properties of the fertilizer,” he concluded.