Puebla maintains the momentum in its production to safeguard the native species of corn through the Secretariat of Rural Development (SDR)will continue with the specific policy for compliance with these actions.
In the framework of “National Corn Day”, The SDR supports corn producers since there are more than 90 thousand people dedicated to its cultivation and conservation.
People who tell you they have benefited, with a state investment of more than 607 million pesos through various equipment programs, microcredits and supplies through technological packages.
The Secretary supports a specific program that in 2022 has a budget of 50 million pesos for the delivery of machinery, equipment and marketing to consolidate the state as one of the main generators of this grain.
exist in Puebla 500 thousand hectares are dedicated to the cultivation of corn, with 21 of the 64 varieties of native corn, such as the yellow rice, cacahuacintle, tuxpeño and chalqueño, among others, which, thanks to their organoleptic and nutritional characteristics, are of high value in the market.
The corn production It represents a strategic point in the recovery policy of the Puebla countryside and is an engine for self-consumption and economic growth in Puebla.
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