• Eloísa: The soul of the cooperative January 1st

    Eloísa walks almost always with the gum boots, pants and shirt of long sleeves. The shawl doubled in triangle accompanies her at times on her shoulders or keeping jealously her hair under the hat of the big wings.

  • Camagüeyan cooperative in agroecologic joint

    Camagüey.- After four years of execution, the Basic Unit of Cooperative Production (UBPC) Primero de Enero tackles the sustainability of a project of agroecologic joint with financing of Cuba and foreign institutions.

  • Distinguished Camagüey in the urban agriculture

    Camagüey.- With the recognition of this municipality as the only one of the country in being evaluated as ¨Good¨, during all the trips of the National Urban and Suburban Agriculture Group (GNAUS), wraped up here the journey number 70 of this entity.

  • Celebrate in Camagüey Day of the Agroecology

    Camagüey.- With the development of a provincial forum between scientists and producers, and the delivery of the agroecological stamp, the Camagüeyans celebrated the Day of the Agroecology in Cuba.

  • “It changed our lives”

    Camagüey.- “This project changed our lives; it transformed our mentality to all, workers, specialists and managers. Earlier we were living, especially, of the mango, now we diversify and this way were increased the productions, the income and the quality of life”, ensured Oscar Ramírez Falcón, manager of the Basic Unit of Cooperative Production 1ro de Enero, of the municipality of Camagüey, one of the five territories of the country selected for the piloting of this project.

  • 11 000 hectares of rice will not be harvested in Camagüey

    Camagüey.- Nearly 11 000 hectares of rice were not planted in the province due to the adverse effects of the drought, which also lashes the dams of the region, which today are below 27 % of filling.

  • First circular organic garden of Cuba will be in Camagüey

    Camagüey.- Workpeople of the Basic Unit of Cooperative Production 1ro de Enero raise in this municipality the first circular organic garden of Cuba. The construction is part of the attractions of the Botanical Park of Camagüey, only one of its type in the country and in the area of the Caribbean.

  • In Camagüey first Cuban producer in obtaining the Fourth Crown

    Minas, Camagüey.- For the good handling of his varied cultivation, and demonstrated contribution to the economy and to the population with food, vegetables, grains and fruit Omar Fernández Adam, producer of the farm La Fé, of the Credit and Service Cooperative Noel Fernández, of the municipality of Minas, turned out to be the first Cuban producer in obtaining the Fourth Crown, maximum award granted by the National Urban and Suburban Agriculture Group (GNAUS), entity that until now only had granted this award to productive units.

  • Farewell to the thin cows?

    Camagüey.- The experimented cattle farmers of this region used to say that a thin cow would never be in heat and that 88 % of the nutrition of a cow corresponds to the water, that must drink more than 110 litters per day and more if it is being milked. With these elements the cattle farmers retake old habits.

  • Drought affects harvest in Camagüey

    Camagüey.- The Camagüeyan farmers did not plant around 433 hectares of the 3397 planned for the date, due to the drought affectations, according to offcials of the Ministry of the Agriculture (MINAG) in the province.

  • Rice mill in Camagüey waits for raw material

    Camagüey.- The rice mill José “Tato“ Rodríguez Vedo, located in the city of Camagüey and one of the three of major capacity of processing of Cuba, wraped up tasks of maintenance and repair to tackle the campaign of benefit of the grain possibly in the middle of this month.

  • Intensify arrangements of imminent rice harvest

    Vertientes, Camagüey.- The arrangements for the near beginning of the rice harvest in this province are intensified, especially in the preparation of the cutting machines.

  • Good rhythm of mango harvest in Camagüey

    Camagüey.- The mango compilation kicked off in this province with approximately 40 tons in what it goes of the month, when the spring still does not favor the agriculture of the Eastern Central region of Cuba.