Most current: 16/08/2012
The president of the government of the Balearic Islands, José Ramón Bauzá, Biel Company accompanied by the counselor of Agriculture, Environment and Territory, dematí has visited today the agricultural estate from Rafal, in the plan of Sant Jordi, to know the tasks of recol•lecció and package|packing of alfalfa of first hand. Afterwards, the president and the counselor have shared an afternoon snack with several farmers of the zone, as well as with representatives of the agricultural organization ASAJA, among|between them, its|his|her|their president, Tomàs Cortés.
The campaign of alfalfa of this year it is foreseen that it|he|she is inferior to that of the last year, when 3.163 tons were produced. The plan of Sant Jordi him the main zone of the island of alfalfa crop|cultivation, with a surface|area of near 1.700 hectares with authorization|accreditation to use purified waters. The majority of this production is sold to the stockbreeders of the zone of Campos and ses Salines.
The president Bauzá, who has taken part in the collection of straw in a symbolic way beside the counselor, has reiterated the support of the Government to the sector and has recognized its|his|her|their value in the productive fabric|tissue of the Islands. For his part, Company has highlighted the importance that him mantengui the activity in the field as a guarantee of a more attractive landscape for the thousands of persons who visit us.
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