Floods in Rio Grande do Sul worsen the situation of milk producers in Rio Grande do Sul

Published May 24, 2024

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The dairy sector in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, is seeking government support to recover from recent floods. The Association of Dutch Cattle Breeders of Rio Grande do Sul (Gadolando) has submitted a request for low-interest loans and extended deadlines to the relevant authorities. The sector faces high costs in rebuilding facilities, buying food for cattle, and reseeding pastures. Soil recovery and flock maintenance are also necessary, with many producers unable to meet agricultural funding payments. Gadolando warns that without support, the sector will withdraw from the industry, leading to a socioeconomic burden for society.
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The reconstruction of the dairy sector in Rio Grande do Sul after the floods that hit the State involves the need for government measures that help the producer, who was already coming from a difficult situation, to get back on his feet and remain in the activity. The Association of Dutch Cattle Breeders of Rio Grande do Sul (Gadolando) sent a document to the Secretariats of Agriculture, Livestock, Sustainable Production and Irrigation (Seapi), Finance and Rural Development with a request for actions aimed at the sector. The entity also forwarded the text to the presidents of Rural Unions and the Federation of Agricultural Workers in Rio Grande do Sul (Fetag), whose representatives are in Brasília (DF) also looking for solutions for the sector. According to Gadandondo, milk producers urgently need resources at very low interest rates and with extended deadlines. “It is important to understand that it is not enough to give animals food today and tomorrow, there is a long journey ...
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