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Pinar del Río approaches its tobacco planting plan

Pinar del Río approaches its tobacco planting plan

In the land of the best tobacco in the world, the plantations show very good development, and the growers predict that Pinar del Río is on the verge of another good fight

With more than 13,900 hectares (ha) of tobacco planted at the end of January, the tobacco growers of Pinar del Río, leaders in this cultivation at the country level, are approaching the fulfillment of the planting plan conceived for this campaign. an information from the Cuban News Agency (ACN).

The information, published in the Guerrillero newspaper, highlights that localities such as Guane, Mantua, Minas de Matahambre, Los Palacios and Viñales, have already planted the planned tobacco areas, and in search of an extra plan they persist in the task, based on the conditions of the climate that is now favorable, unlike at the beginning of the season, when the persistent rains bothered.

Guerrillero cites statements by Virginio Morales Novo, an agricultural specialist from the Tabacuba Group, who, among other positive aspects of this tobacco campaign, highlighted the actions to benefit the leaf, and the more than a thousand workers incorporated into this work in the territory.
Morales Novo also indicated that the cure of the Virginia varieties has already begun, and covered, in drying chambers and curing houses.
Until the end of the last decade, 344,000 cujes of the aromatic leaf had been collected, and it is expected that the current ten will conclude with a cumulative of more than 590,000 cujes.

The aforementioned adversities of the weather, at the beginning of the campaign, forced a readjustment of the planned technical-economic plan, which was definitely set at 15,800 ha, although the people of Pinar del Río intend to exceed the figure, for which they make an extraordinary effort, he explained. the interviewee.

In the land of the best tobacco in the world, the plantations show very good development, and the growers predict that Pinar del Río is on the verge of another good fight.

The westernmost of the Cuban provinces contributes to the twisting industry all of the casings, capes, capes, and sheets that cover the famous Havana cigars.

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