Victoria City, Tamaulipas.– During a working visit to McAllen, Texas, the Rural Development Secretary in Tamaulipas, Damaso Anaya Alvarado, met with Froilan Yescas Cedillo, Titular Consul of Mexico, where the benefits and productive strengths of the Tamaulipas countryside were highlighted.
During the meeting, the state official explained the advances in which Tamaulipas stands on the issue of agriculture, since it has an area of 2 million 125 thousand hectares, of which one million 336 are rain-fed and 771 thousand 232 correspond to irrigation; The crops are sorghum, maize, cotton, wheat, safflower, okra, canola, onion and parboiled rice.
Likewise, the benefits of Tamaulipas livestock were shown, as it has a livestock inventory of nearly one million head of cattle, where cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, bees and poultry (meat and poultry) are produced. Egg).
Damaso Anaya Alvarado mentioned that he had the opportunity to interact with them and see what the possibilities would be to do business between Tamaulipas and the state of Texas.
“To do this, there will be round tables that will take place in June and end in September and October, a” mission “as they call it.”
When negotiations are completed, a series of possibilities will be analyzed where manufacturers can visit the Texas Valley with us and thus be able to offer their products to potential buyers, he said.
In this sense, the government of Tamaulipas, with some complying organizations such as the National Service for Agri-Food Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA), seeks to comply with plant health or livestock health standards for exports to the United States. . ,
During the working meeting, the Second Consul, Hugo René Oliva Romero, and the Undersecretary of Agricultural Development, Elisio Camacho Nieto, were present.