The Municipality of Fuente Álamo has held a meeting with the general director of agricultural, livestock and marine environment production with the aim of analyzing the situation of livestock and agriculture in the municipality.
The meeting was attended by the mayor of Fuente Álamo, Juana María Martínez;
the councilor for agriculture, livestock, water and senior citizens, Juan Lorenzo Soto;
from the municipal, interior and personal public services councilor, Juan Pedro Vera;
and of the general director of agricultural, livestock and marine environment production, Francisco José Espejo.
The councilors have transmitted to the director general the concern of the pig sector of the municipality of Fuente Alamo before the numerous news that occur in the media in relation to the Mar Menor, as well as the fear that the bad practices that some farmers may be carrying Out on their farms they translate into widespread criticisms that harm the entire sector.
In this sense, the City of Fuente Álamo has taken the opportunity to comment on its intention to study alternatives to the current management of slurries, visiting other areas of Spain with pig farming tradition, as well as its slurry management plants, in order to analyze the viability of these systems for the Murcian municipality.
In this way, the municipality of Fuente Álamo has committed to transmit the inquiries that are obtained with the livestock associations of the municipality.
On the other hand, the meeting has also discussed the possibility of receiving aid from the CAP for the modernization of the pig sector.
Francisco José Espejo, General Director of Agricultural, Livestock and Marine Environment Production, has commented on the dates planned for the entry into force of the law of integral protection of the Mar Menor and has announced the variations and urgent measures that are being studied in relation to the current law 1/2018 of February 7.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Fuente Álamo