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José María Morelos farmers provided with 22 tons of corn seed as part of self-sufficient program

José María Morelos, Q.R. — Tons of corn seed and fertilizer has been delivered to farmers in José María Morelos. On Tuesday, farming families met at the José María Morelos sports unit where they were provided with bags of seeds.

Governor Mara Lezama Espinosa began the state program “Support for self-consumption production 2023″ where 22 tons of corn seeds and fertilizers were delivered.

“This is what the New Agreement for the Well-being and Development of Quintana Roo is about, to build alliances so that food security and social justice are present in all communities, and today we begin that work here,” said the Governor.

Governor Lezama has been negotiating with authorities of the Government of Mexico support for Quintana Roo producers with programs such as Promotion of Agriculture, Production for Well-being, BIENPESCA, special energy program for the field, Fertilizers for Well-being, Health and Food Safety and Stallions.

The Governor reported that the seeds will be used by corn producers in the municipal communities of Colmenitas, San Isidro Poniente, La Presumida, Pimientita, Sabana San Francisco, Zafarrancho, Nuevo Cunduacán, Gavilanes, La Esperanza, San Carlos, San Felipe I, Cafetalito, Kantemó, Santa Gertrudis, Naranjal, Martirio, Nuevo Plan de La Noria, X-Cabil, La Carolina, Pozo Pirata, Pedro Moreno, Piedras Negras, Othón P. Blanco, San Marcos, Candelaria II, Nueva Reforma, Candelaria I, Kancabchén, Dos Aguadas and Adolfo López Mateos.

The Secretary of Agricultural, Rural and Fisheries Development (Sedarpe) Linda Saray Cobos Castro explained that with this delivery, the government of true change supports food production, strengthens community development in rural areas and generates well-being for families.

She said the program contemplates the acquisition of 900 10-kilo bags of Creole corn seed, 1,100 of hybrid corn and 10,500 18-kilo bags of 18 kilos of the variety type.

José María Morelos Mayor Erik Borges Yam, along with Deputy Alicia Tapia Montejo, President of the Rural and Fisheries Development Commission of the XVII Legislature and Federal Deputy Anahí González were part of the program.