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The Government distributes the 355 million aid for farmers due to the drought

Date: June 18, 2024 Time: 12:49:41

The first aid against drought, approved by the Executive, is getting closer to materializing. As La Información has been published, the Ministry of Agriculture accelerates its processing on the eve of the start of the electoral campaign this Friday with the ranchers as the first big beneficiaries. This is the easiest part, since the royal decree-law that found these supports for primary producers on May 11 already specified the conditions for them. Specifically, the list of 74.6s51 farm owners who will benefit from total aid of 354.99 million euros, whose payment will be effective next month, has been published on the website of the Spanish Agricultural Guarantee Fund (FEGA). of cotubere. On the other hand, the department of Planas has submitted to public consultation the project of ministerial order for the distribution of subsidies to agriculture of up to 357.7 million euros.

The distribution of the funds will be as follows: 197 million for meat producers, 117.4 million for sheep and goat meat producers; as well as 17.4 million euros for cow’s milk producers and 23.2 million for sheep and goat milk. In addition, unitary imports per head of cattle have been established at 143.48 euros per suckler meat cow; 15.89 euros per meat sheep and goat, 55.12 euros per milk cow and 8.66 euros per milk sheep and goat. Farms that are in areas considered to be moderately affected by drought will receive 50% of the forecast imports, while those considered to be moderately affected will only receive 25% of the imports. There is also a maximum number of eligible animals, for example, in the case of cattle, the first 250 cows (sucklers).

By autonomous communities, the most benefited will be Extremadura (106.62 million), Andalucía (64.56 million), Castilla y León (58.99 million) and Castilla – La Mancha (38.84 million). of 10 days of allegations, until July 18, which will be done through the SEPE electronic headquarters.

The distribution of agricultural aid, to public consultation

In parallel, the Government has raised a public consultation on the project of ministerial order that will serve to distribute up to 357.7 million euros among the agricultural sectors most affected by the lack of rainfall. As this medium published a few days ago, the 357.7 million euros allocated to farmers already add up to the 81 million euros mobilized by Brussels from the ‘CAP crisis reserve’ and, as a novelty, includes 8 million euros for cherry producers in Valle del Jerte.

Specifically, the funds will be used for areas of dry herbaceous crops (cereals), industrial tomatoes, and rice. As anticipated by the information, a sort of ‘zoning’ has been established according to the affectation of the drought. In the case of dryland arable crops, for example, the aid will be complete in the case of regions such as Andalusia, Aragon, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Extremadura, Madrid, Navarra, La Rioja, the Valencian Community and Álava (Basque Country). ). 50% farmers from the northern provinces of Castilla y Léon (Zamora, León, Palencia, Valladolid, Burgos and Soria), as well as the Balearic and Canary Islands. In the case of tomato and rice, these aids will be for areas that have not been able to sow and where they are traditionally planted.

More aid in Jerte for those who have agricultural insurance

On the sidelines, there are the 8 million euros destined to compensate the losses of the cherry producers of Valle del Jerte affected by the last torrential rains. Here a distinction will be made between those who have contracted agricultural insurance or not, the latter will only receive half of the subsidy.

On the other hand, the 81 Million Mobilized by the European Commission from the ‘Crisis Reserve’ of the Common Policy (CAP) will go for the woody crops affected by the disease such as stone fruits, pip fruit, fruits nuts, tropical fruits and citrus. The unitary payment per full hectare will also be differentiated, differentiating between the provinces of Almería, Granada, Málaga and Álava (Basque Country) together with other autonomous communities such as Aragón, Cataluña, Navarra and La Rioja compared to the rest of the Andalusian provinces, Castilla-La Mancha , Extremadura, Murcia and the Valencian Community. All will be paid through the FEGA to the farms that are beneficiaries of direct aid from the CAP in this campaign with a limit of 70 hectares per beneficiary.

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Puck Henry
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