The benefit is available to farmers throughout the State, who are enrolled in the Production for Wellbeing Program.
MEXICALI.- Starting with the next fall-winter agricultural cycle 2023-2024, the Fertilizers for Well-being Program will begin operating in Baja California, as announced by the Representative of the Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development of the State, Engineer Juan Manuel Martínez. Nez.
He reported that for the first time, the Government of Mexico, through the Secretary of Agriculture, will support producers in Baja California who grow basic grains on a small and medium scale, with free delivery of fertilizers.
He commented that the benefit is available to farmers throughout the State, who are enrolled in the Production for Wellbeing Program.
In this sense, he clarified that thanks to the efforts made by the State Representation, in front of the central offices of the Secretary of Agriculture, this year about 300 producers from the entire Entity will be supported. “The list of the Production for Wellbeing Program is 22 farmers, but we requested and achieved to expand the number of beneficiaries,” he assured.
The official commented that the support is aimed at producers who plant corn, wheat, barley and oats grains, in an area of less than 5 hectares in the irrigation modality; or, in an area of less than 20 hectares of rainfed land.
Martínez Nez clarified that between October and November, up to 600 kilos of fertilizer will be given, specifically, urea and diammonium phosphate (DAP), per producer.
We estimate that at the end of the cycle, in Baja California, at least 180 tons of fertilizers will be used, the official stated.
Finally, he asked the producers to wait for the publication of the Program Call, so that they know the requirements and documents that they must deliver to their respective Support Centers for Sustainable Rural Development (CADERS), in order to- access the benefits of that support. .