Chile government announces purchase of wheat from small farmers in Araucanía
Grains, Cereal & Legumes
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 12, 2024
Chile's Ministry of Agriculture has initiated a program to purchase wheat from small producers in La Araucanía due to the low nationwide cereal prices. The Wheat Marketer, Cotrisa, will handle the purchases, and the program is open to producers affiliated with the Agricultural Development Institute (Indap). Additionally, the ministry will provide ongoing market information and analysis to farmers.
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Therefore, in its premises in the commune of Lautaro, the Wheat Marketer, Cotrisa, will begin purchasing wheat from small farmers in La Araucanía. The Wheat Purchase Program establishes that producers in the region who are attached to the Agricultural Development Institute (Indap) will be able to sell their quintals of wheat to this entity, as explained by the seremi, regarding the measures that the ministry will take. . On its website, you can also learn about the monitoring of the behavior of purchasing powers, publication of prices in Chile and abroad, as well as satellite monitoring of harvest progress. The purchase by this entity joins other initiatives carried out by the Ministry in the region and in the southern part of the country, in support of the planting and agricultural production of small farmers. Among them is making market information ...