Training to boost organic production in Misiones
14 Oct 2022
For three days, technicians from agricultural institutions will be trained in the application of current regulations for organic crop production. The Provincial Organic Board is promoting measures to advance in this sustainable agriculture system.
The Training Course for Implementers of the Argentine Organic Standards Applied to Plant Production, an articulation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Production and Misiones Biofactory with the Secretariat of Agriculture of the Nation, began.
The chief of staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rubén Edelman, referred to the presence of technicians in the territory. “Accompanying producers towards a sustainable productive model is fundamental for the future of the Province”, said the official.
In the presentation of the course with dozens of participants, the engineer Luciana Imbrogno remarked the importance of training to promote the transition to certified organic agriculture. “The first step is the training of human resources,” she stressed.
On the other hand, Facundo Soria from the Secretariat of Agriculture of the Nation said that Misiones has all the necessary conditions to move forward in organic production. “The province is prepared to take advantage of a market that is growing not only in the country but worldwide,” explained Soria who will be in charge of the more theoretical trainings on implementation of certification standards.
The conference has three instances, the theoretical on current standards for implementers in order to reach local and international markets, then a technical instance and finally a field visit to learn about an experience in organic production in yerba mate.
Griselda Capli, from the Provincial Organic Board, promoted this training that reaches territorial technicians of all the agricultural institutions of Misiones and the national ones that accompany the producers.
The presentation was attended by the director of the Regional Center INTA Misiones Fabio Wyss, the director of Frutihorticultura of MAyP, Analía Mango and course participants.