The Argentine Productive Strengthening Program for beef production is created

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Nation informs that today the creation of the Argentine Productive Strengthening Program for Bovines was made official, through Resolution 321/2023, with the purpose of providing an alternative for the termination of animals before the low supply of fodder as a consequence of the drought.

In this sense, the Secretary of Agriculture, Juan José Bahillo, stressed that “the National Government reaffirms its commitment to accompany the productive sector with appropriate tools, understanding the need to bring relief to producers in the context of drought.”

The Program, which will be financed with a total amount of $14,976,000,000 from the Incremento Exportador Fund, will assist producers who enter and maintain cattle in the feedlot modality for a minimum period of 120 days and at the end , within a period of no more than 30 days, send it to slaughter for the domestic market, by assigning an economic benefit up to a maximum limit of 100 heads per producer.

All those producers who meet the following requirements may be beneficiaries:

  • Be registered in the National Sanitary Registry of Agricultural Producers of Senasa.

  • Having declared as an activity before the AFIP, “Cattle Breeding” in any of its modalities, “Cattle Wintering”, “Fattening in Corrals” and/or “Bovine milk production”.

  • Register bovine stocks as of December 31, 2022 in the National Sanitary Registry of Agricultural Producers of Senasa, in productive units owned by them.

  • Declare in sworn form, with each application, the number of specific DTA or DT-e transit documents closed for the purpose of “WINTERING PROGRAM IN CORRAL” provided for in Article 17 subparagraph a) of this measure.

  • Expressly undertake to keep the bovine cattle on which the fattening benefit is assigned to pen for a minimum term of 120 days and send it to slaughter for internal consumption within a period not exceeding 30 subsequent days, instrumenting it through the specified transit document. in the regulations.

  • Comply with the corresponding application procedure.

The call to interested producers will be valid for 120 calendar days from the day after the publication in the Official Gazette of the instructions for uploading information, and it will not be extendable.

The Program will have a total attendance quota of 720,000 head of cattle, which will be divided into four partial quotas of 180,000 head throughout the validity of the call. The partial quotas will correspond to periods of 30 consecutive days, while the remainder of the same verified at the end of the corresponding period will increase the immediately subsequent quota.

Each beneficiary will receive an economic compensation of $5,200 per month, for a total of four months, for each head of bovine cattle that has entered the Program meeting the requirements, up to a maximum limit of 100 heads.

The compensation for each producer declared beneficiary in the respective resolution, will be set in accordance with the following guidelines:

  • Number of animals in Fattening Pen (CEC): heads identified in a transit document DTA or DT-e WINTERING PROGRAM IN CLOSED PEN PEN admitted in the allocation resolution.

  • Compensation unit value (VUC): $20,800, product of the monthly compensation value per head multiplied by four.

  • Amount of the benefit (MB$): product of the multiplication between the CEC and the VUC.

  • The maximum amount of compensation per beneficiary up to the maximum limit of 100 heads will be $2,080,000.

To access the resolution click here.

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