MEXICAN AGRICULTURE NEWS

By 2020-2021, 2 million 348 thousand 336 hectares are scheduled to be cultivated in the country's irrigation districts, with a volume of 26 thousand 765.9 million cubic meters (Mm3) of water. Of this, almost 1.9 million hectares have been planted so far -81% of the programmed amount-, with 47% of the volume of water for irrigation. The rest of the...

According to the Mexican Meat Council (Comecarne) during the past year, while there was growth in some segments of the domestic deli meat industry, overall the trend in the sector was downward with a 1.2% drop compared to 2019.

Mexico is the sixth-largest beef producer in the world and the eighth-largest beef exporter, due to the fact that its products comply with quality and safety standards, thanks to the work of producers and the veterinary pharmaceutical industry, which positions it as an important player in the international market.

Mexico updated the guidelines for the organic operation of agricultural activities created in 2013 to regulate production and facilitate exports of organic products to international markets.

Farmers celebrate World Milk Day with a series of conferences offered via the Internet. Milk consumption is 15,288 million liters, while production is 12,437 million liters. There are 250 thousand units of milk production from specialized and dual-purpose cattle; 96% have less than 100 heads, so the dairy is dominated by micro, small and medium...