CELAYA, Gto. (OEM-Informex).- Guanajuato maintains national leadership in the production of lettuce with an annual volume of 138 thousand tons; and only in 2011 producer he received 4 thousand 171 pesos per ton for sale; which indicates that it will generate a very fruitful crop and a large economic interest for the state.
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This is how it was reported Paul Banuelos Rosales secretary of * Agrifood and Rural Development of Guanajuato; who emphasized that the main efficient are the municipalities San Miguel de Allende, Juventino Rosas and Dolores Hidalgo.
“For more than a decade, Guanajuato has remained the first place of lettuce production and without a doubt it is a crop that brings us a great economic benefit and for which we are recognized nationally and internationally. In 2021, which is the latest data available, the profit was 575 million 62 pesos and our client was the United States of America”; a city official said.
Baths He said that below Guanajuato is Zacatecas when a production of 96 thousand 97 talents; and The third place is Puebla, with 65 thousand 898 tons produced in 2021; second Food and Fisheries Information Service (SIAP).
He added last year 6,678 hectares of this crop were planted; distributed in 27 municipalities, municipalities; all in irrigation plot. San Miguel de Allende, the main operator, with 21 thousand 996 tons; he follows him Juventino Rosas with 20 thousand 80 tons and then Dolores Hidalgo with 10 thousand 338
“The culture of lettuce is the real pride of Guanajuato and I want to express my feelings to the women and men of the land who place us in these first places; Every day they go to work, take care of the crops and the lettuce, the cabbage, we ate everything on our table”; he said Paulus Banuelos
Second PRESENT, Guanajuato generates a * a quarter of the income by sale vegetable The The price of the crop is increased by 8.9% compared to 2020; so The agents received 171,000 pesos per sold ton.