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Apurímac, Peru: Corn project benefits more than 5,000 producer families

Maize (Corn)
Peru
Market & Price Trends
Innovation & Technology
Published Apr 22, 2024

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The Apurímac Regional Agrarian Directorate, under the leadership of Eng. Lázaro Cárdenas Muñoz, has launched the Amiláceo Corn project to support 5,040 families and 160 producer associations across five provinces. This initiative aims to improve starchy corn production, quality, and profitability through the establishment of demonstration plots, the acquisition of agricultural tractors, and the provision of comprehensive training to producers. The project has successfully engaged multiple producer associations, reflecting a collective effort to enhance the agricultural sector for starchy corn in the region.
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The Apurímac Regional Agrarian Directorate is executing the Amiláceo Corn project, benefiting 5,040 families and 160 producer associations in five provinces. The plan seeks to increase production, obtain a quality harvest and improve farmers' profitability. The director of the Apurímac Regional Agrarian Directorate, Eng. Lázaro Cárdenas Muñoz, together with the Maíz Amiláceo project team, inspected the demonstration plots in the community of Cayhuachahua. Associations of producers from the districts of Tintay, Lucre and San Juan de Chagña, in the province of Aymaraes, were also present. The project installed demonstration plots of starchy corn with high productive potential in both grain and corn, which makes the crop very profitable. The acquisition of three agricultural tractors equipped to strengthen the productivity of this crop is scheduled. The project technicians are training associations and producers on their plots on seed selection and production, preparation of organic ...
Source: AgroPeru
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