Fires in Argentina affected mostly cattle farmers

10.01.2017

Fires that seemed to be unstoppable were supressed by autorities in Argentina in a surface that overcame 3.4 million acres. Most of this area is located in the provinces of La Pampa, Rio Negro and southwest of Buenos Aires and the majority of the fields belong to cattle farmers.

The financial losses were not accounted yet, but the government announced subsidized credit rescue programs to help those ranchers.


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