The Minister says that the supply of cereals in the Region “is guaranteed” but that prices will increase
“With the data on the table, I wouldn’t dare speak of a market shortage. I think it’s about normalizing the situation and putting in place measures to avoid shortages,” he said after meeting with the leaders of the agricultural groups Coag, Asaja and UPA to analyze the consequences of the conflict. .
“If the measures we have proposed are finally taken, we will be able to protect our farmers and herders and ensure the supply”, reiterated the minister.
Coag regional president José Miguel Marín said last week that farmers were already preparing a contingency plan that involved sacrificing heads of cattle due to the lack of grain from Ukraine, however, after being spoken to with the Minister, he conceded that the “solution to the problem appears to be on the right track.
“Two weeks ago farming organizations called on the EU to make grain imports more flexible from the US, Canada, Brazil and Argentina, and it looks like the European Commission is moving quickly to save the peak”, confirmed Mr. Marín, adding that he will not miss if these plans are followed.
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