Guasave, Sinaloa.- The president of the Association of Farmers of the Sinaloa Poniente River revealed that there is a 75 percent progress in corn threshing, being last week one of the busiest in that aspect.

Jesús Rojo Plascencia commented that they hope that in approximately 15 days the intensity of the threshing will begin to decrease.


Regarding the price of the grain, he mentioned that they have days in which they have been beneficial, since at the moment there is a value above 7,200 pesos per ton, which is favorable, since the prices became very low, being that at the beginning of the threshing, up to 7 thousand 500 pesos were counted.

“Luckily we have days in which the price has been very favorable for the grain”he expressed.

He indicated that there are also better yields today than at the beginning of the threshing, since yields of more than 12 tons per hectare are being counted on.

He revealed that due to the prices that corn has in the market, he has met to have talks with the representatives of the inter-chamber in the municipality, which makes movement begin to be seen, and that the economy in the municipality is reactivating. .

He stressed that this is a good year for farmers, so he calls for awareness for a good use of money, since they do not know what they can find for the next agricultural season, since fertilizers continue to rise.

“You have to be conservative with money and ask God to have a good rainy season, to make a good schedule for the next cycle”, he highlighted.

Rojo Plascencia stated that the Association is paying 7,000 pesos per ton of free corn and has variable contracts.

He asserted that they still lack 35 percent of contracts, but people have been fulfilling the commitment they made with the Association.

“The Association is transparent and provides security, and many people know it”he settled.


The president of the AARSP pointed out that there is a possibility that the Association enters into the collection of sorghum grain in the region, for which talks have already been held with buyers and it is being seen if they begin to receive contracts, so that soon harvest crops.

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He mentioned that in terms of prices there was talk of 6,000 to 6,400 per ton among buyers.

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