Uruguay's Agriculture and Livestock Minister Fernando Mattos was voted unanimously by all 32 attending delegations to chair the Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA) for the period 2023-2025 during a convention held in San José, Costa Rica, it was announced Friday. Mattos' candidacy was put forward by the representatives from Argentina, it was also reported.
Uruguayan authorities announced Wednesday that the agricultural state of emergency declared due to the drought affecting the country will be extended until the end of 2023, it was reported in Montevideo.
We are facing the worst crisis in sheep farming, said Uruguayan Agriculture Minister Fernando Mattos, who added that the situation is not limited to Uruguay but to all world farmers who produce cross bred wool with a 24 to 26 microns fiber. The new reality are finer wools and we must face it.
Uruguayan authorities began vaccinating poultry against avian flu with immunizers from the United States, it was reported Tuesday in Montevideo. An additional batch of chemicals is due from Mexico shortly.
The Ministry of Health of Chile notified WHO of the detection of human infection with avian influenza A(H5) virus. The patient is a 53-year-old male from the Region of Antofagasta in the north of Chile. He had no history of comorbidities or recent travel.
Uruguayan authorities Thursday announced the current declaration of agricultural emergency will be extended until September from April 24.
Uruguay's Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries (MGAP) sought technical advice from Chile to handle the current bird flu crisis, it was reported Friday in Montevideo.
Uruguay’s Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fishing, Fernando Mattos, appeared before the Permanent Commission of Parliament at the request of the opposition Frente Amplio (Broad Front) to explain the measures taken by the government in response to the drought that has affected the country since last year.
Uruguay's Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries Fernando Mattos Tuesday announced that the Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou was extending the agricultural and livestock emergency until April.
Uruguay's Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Fernando Mattos Thursday announced the Government had declared a national emergency due to poor rainfalls.