The event is open to technicians, livestock producers, and specialists and will be held from 16th to 17th of March in the Alfonso Nunez Training Center, in Boaco.
The National Cattlemen Association of Nicaragua (Conagan) extends its invitation to participate in the XI National Dairy Forum, to be held on 16th to 17th March in the Alfonso Nunez Training Center (Rancho Rojo) in Camoapa, Boaco.
Meat sales abroad in the first half of the year amounted to $207.8 million, 14% more than in the same period in 2013.
Exports of milk in the period in question also showed a better performance despite the drought affecting some of the country's production areas, since they increased by 17% compared to the first half of 2013.
On June 23rd and 24th entrepreneurs will gather together to discuss issues such as modernization, breeding and feeding of the cattle herd.
With the expected participation of about 450 farmers from across the country and the aim of promoting new techniques and presenting successful experiences for development of efficient and competitive livestock, the V National Livestock Congress will be held from 23 to 24 June in the country, as a prelude to the XXI Central American EXPICA Fair to be held from 17 to 28 July this year.
The event allows sharing of technologies and successful experiences that promote the technological development of livestock and competitiveness with a focus on ecological agriculture.
The III National Cattle Congress, will take place in Managua and is being organized by the National Nicaraguan Cattlemens Association (CONAGAN) and the Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) and aims to disseminate technologies and successful experiences that promote the technological development of livestock and competition with an agro-ecological approach.
After a year and a half of not exporting, Mexico has approved in principle the entry of Nicaraguan meat for six months.
During the month of May, Mexican animal health authorities, inspected slaughterhouses and industrial plants in order to determine the validity of the authorizations for exportations for the next two years.
They argue that they must ensure there is enough cattle before building new slaughterhouses.
Representatives from the cattle industry responded to Albalinisa’s proposal of building two new slaughterhouses explaining that the focus must be first set on solving some of the issues which limit the sector’s productivity.
The sugar sector proposes changing the 20,000 tons quota from refined sugar to raw white sugar.
Nicaragua's sugar sector has enough production capacity to satisfy demand of the Taiwanese market but technical barriers prevent it from obtaining export certificates.
"Mario Amador, executive director of Nicaragua's Association of Sugar Producers (CNPA), said that the changes are related to the way sugar enters the Taiwanese market and negotiations have begun with the trade office of the Taiwan Embassy in Nicaragua," reports Laprensa.com.ni.