Date palm planted area grows by 8.12% in Mexico

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Published Nov 10, 2023

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The area planted with date palm in Mexico has increased by 8.12% from 2021 to 2022, reaching 3,268 hectares. Mexico is the third-largest producer of Medjool dates in the world, after Israel and the United States. The production of dates brings economic, environmental, and social development to the country, and Mexico exports thousands of tons of dates to the United States and Australia.
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2000Agro/Editorial The extension of area planted with date palm in Mexico grew 8.12 percent 2021 to 2022, to reach 3,268 hectares that produced 19,465 tons of this fruit that offers important benefits to farmers and rural families of arid areas of the country, reported the head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Sader), Víctor Villalobos Arámbula. He detailed that Mexico occupies third place in the world as a producer—after Israel and United States—of the Medjool date that is recognized for its high quality nutritional and its contribution to the territorial development of these areas of the country, with inclusion and social justice. In the frame of the Second International Date Palm Festival Mexico 2023, Villalobos Arámbula highlighted the benefits that the production of dates brings in the economic, environmental and social development, for which the country carries out actions to promote this type of crops that have a smaller footprint water. He indicated ...
Source: MX2000
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