Porto Novo: Common potato harvest coincides with start-up of the agricultural warehouse

Porto Novo, Jan 23 (Inforpress) – The producers of the common potatoes from the different valleys of Santo André, in Porto Novo, are preparing for the harvest, starting in February, coinciding with the start up of the agricultural warehouse, installed in Ribeira da Cruz.

The 300 producers of Ribeira da Cruz, Martiene, Chã de Norte, Chã de Branquinho and Jorge Luis, who are hoping for a good potato crop this year and will thus be able to start exporting the products to national tourist markets thanks to the agricultural warehouse.

A technician linked to the agricultural warehouse, wich in addition to the treatment should be involved in the packaging and the sale of the surplus, ensured that the conditions are created for the operation of this space, only waiting for the harvest of potatoes, from the next month.

In addition to the purchase of a car suitable for transporting the products, the formation of a group of women for the handling of the products has already been completed.



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