Jalisco is placing its bet on Dairy Farming: Governor

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Dairy farming is a priority in the economic development of Jalisco, and the same will cause permanent supportive public policies to boost competitiveness, said the Governor Jorge Aristoteles Sandoval Diaz.

The president pointed out that as a sign of support for the dairy sector, there is an emerging support of 60 additional cents to the price of a liter of providers that supply Liconsa (recently announced), which was a response to an urgent call from the producers by the adverse situation that has depressed the price of milk.

When recognizing the great cooperation that there currently is with Liconsa, the chief executive also said that the parastatal has already approved the additional purchase of 200,000 liters per day, which adds to the acquisition of other 900,000 liters.

These actions were announced in San Miguel el Alto, during the ceremony of delivery of checks with the new support in favor of Liconsa milk producers, whose CEO, Hector Pablo Ramírez Puga, explained that livestock provides half of Jalisco's milk purchases that the national parastatal requires.

The federal official also stated, that the challenge is to make all purchases of milk, whether they are fresh products, because currently this is only had in 70 percent.

The Governor insisted that the farm is a priority sector for Jalisco, and the necessary actions shall be instrumented to give a different face to the farms in technology actions, training and budget, and to have a government ally and a responsible cabinet. As another example of actions of support, he cited a financing package of 324 million pesos from the Financiera Rural in benefit of 814 farmers.

The event was attended by the Rural Development Secretary, Héctor Gutiérrez Padilla, the delegate of the Ministry of Social Development, Gloria Rojas, besides local and federal deputies, along with mayors of the Altos Norte regions and livestock guild leaders.

On behalf of the producers, the alteño ranchers, Ladislao Perez Perez and Alejandro Davalos Reynoso, recognized the value of this stimulus to the price of milk and asked for these measures to have continued support for the rural sector, so that people don't abandon their agricultural activities .


"We will not allow our producers to ever feel alone again in this task to help feed the families of Mexico and Jalisco".


The total wealth trickle of buying milk in Jalisco from Liconsa supposes a thousand 919 million pesos and affects three thousand 605 farmers. Jalisco provides 19 percent of the country's milk production, being the leading state in milk production.The price of milk purchased by Liconsa goes from 5.60 to 6.20 pesos per liter.

[readon1 url="http://notivallarta.com/2013/07/09/jalisco-le-apuesta-a-su-ganaderia-lechera-gobernador/"]Source: NotiVallarta Translated by Rene Tripp[/readon1]

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