Nicaragua: Agreement Signed for Sale of Sorghum

Poultry producers have sealed an agreement with producers of sorghum which will triple the current sale volume.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The agreement also includes an increase in the price from $3.6 per quintal, the base price from last year.

Manual Alvarez, president of the Union of Agricultural Products of Nicaragua (UPANIC) gave details to the La Prensa of, "... an agreement with poultry farmers on the price of $14 per quintal of sorghum and the sale of approximately 1.5 million quintals because producers are confident that this season’s harvest will be better. "

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