CHIHUAHUA, Chih. – Mayor Marco Bonilla attended the 87th Ordinary Annual General Meeting of the Chihuahua Regional Livestock Association this morning, voicing his support and commitment to the livestock sector.
He recalled that last year he signed an agreement with the UGRCH to contribute more than 800,000 pesos to the improvement of genetics, which now allows for concrete support for breeders who have decided to continue improving the breed. Have acquired 39 stallions with hope.
The President of the Municipality said that this event is fundamental to reinforce commitments to the upliftment of producers.
At the event, the President of the UGRCH, Alvaro Bustillos, gave a work report, as well as personalities from the political life of the state and former governors.
Governor Maru Campos reiterated his support and commitment to the Chihuahua livestock sector, in order to give added value to its products, always looking to support this productive activity, which is one of the great economic pillars and huge wealth state is a fundamental part of. History.
Attending the eightieth Ordinary Annual General Meeting of the Chihuahua Regional Cattlemen’s Union (UGRCH), where its president, Álvaro Bustillos, presented his first activity report, the state president affirmed that his administration would not lag behind with the region in general.
“It must be said, although supports and programs have been eliminated in the federal government, and when we are doing well, they are rare, here as governor I tell you we are going to leave them alone, We will continue to support their efforts,” she said.
He recalled that last year more than 15 million pesos were allocated for the delivery of corn to the various state federations and for this a budget of 70 million pesos in agricultural inputs was allocated in 2023.
He announced that next year the figures would be better, since Chihuahua is the main exporter of live cattle to the United States, with more than 400,000 head per year, a major challenge ahead is to give added value to the state’s cattle.
The state president also announced that his government is about to sign a cooperation agreement with UGRCH for acquisition of an insurance policy that will protect 3,000 livestock production units of the state to strengthen livestock health.
Homero García de la Llata, president of the National Confederation of Livestock Organizations, recognized the support provided to the region by Governor Maru Campos.
UGRCH President Álvaro Bustillos thanked the Executive Head for the support given to the sector and recognized the work of all the producers present at the event from across the state.
As part of the event, a minute’s silence was observed in memory of ranchers Marin Carrillo, Guadalupe Gallegos, Federico Creel and Enrique Valles, whose families were recognized in their names.