Monika Bergamaschi says that work is the awareness of producers
Secretary of Agriculture of Sao Paulo, Monika Bergamaschi, admitted on Thursday, three days, the inability of government to assume the functions of health protection in the orchards of the state, citrus largest business park in the world.
- They are 240 million plant and office is unable to do so. The work is awareness of producers - said.
For over two years, the Department of Agriculture suspended the agreement with the Fund for Citrus Plant Protection (Fundecitrus), an entity that did the service of health protection in citrus , with surveys and eradications of plants and greening patients with cancer, two major pests in crop. On Wednesday, a meeting scheduled to discuss actions for advocacy in Agrishow, was canceled.
Monika attributed the cancellation to a "delicate moment" in the citrus chain, with clashes between producers after the creation of Consecitrus.
- In addition, there are discussions between producers and industry to define the prices of new crop - the secretary said.
Also according to the secretary, a proposed new health policy for citrus is evaluated by the legal department of the folder and should provide the incentive to greater awareness actions of the producer to take the survey, eradication and communication.
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