Mayabeque, Cuba_ The program of medicinal and ornamental plants linked to the urban and suburban agriculture movement advances in Mayabeque, according to Yoel López Oviedo, specialist of the province.

The farm of medicinal plants is placed at Nelson Fernandez Agricultural Production Cooperative (CPA by its Spanish initials), in Catalina, Guines, with an area of ​​eight hectares.

According to López Oviedo a modern irrigation system to increase the production was installed.

"Last year, the program delivered more than 15 thousand 500 kg, to the Public Health System, which are among the 28 assortments demanded by the sector." the specialist argued.

In addition, the executive highlighted the role of the 50 existing producers, most of them with the category of excellence within the urban and suburban agriculture movement.

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