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08/01/2018

Argentine agriculture crisis: droughts and 300,000 hectares affected by fires

The state of agricultural emergency could be declared soon. President Macri overflew the fire zone in both Mendoza and La Pampa.

Forest fire

The regions of Mendoza and La Pampa continue to suffer the consequences of forest fires. Yesterday, several outbreaks were reactivated, affecting almost 300,000 hectares: 140,000 in Mendoza and 157,000 in La Pampa.

The provincial government is evaluating the situation and does not rule out declaring an agricultural emergencyin the next hours, despite talking about having "controlled" the outbreaks in Alvear and San Rafael.

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