Nobu Eto Visits Chiba Prefecture's fishing port and dairy farming facility "Speedy response" September 14, 21:11
Mr. Eto, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries visited Chiba Prefecture's fishing port and dairy facilities that were damaged by the power outage caused by Typhoon No. 15, and expressed their thoughts to consider support measures as soon as possible based on requests from fishermen and farmers. .
Mr. Eto first visited Yasuda Fishing Port in Konan-cho, Chiba, and received explanations about the damage of the typhoon from the officials of the fishery cooperative.
The fishermen's officials called for support, saying, “The stationary net was broken due to the typhoon, and the facilities for storing the fish that had been landed were not available due to the power outage.
Next, Minister Eto visited a facility for storing raw milk in Minamiboso City.
The facility operator said, “While the power outage continues, the facility is operated by a private generator, but there are many dairy farmers who cannot produce raw milk, and only about 70% of normal milk can be collected.” Explained.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries in Chiba and Ibaraki prefectures, damage of 14.3 billion yen was confirmed as of 5:00 am on the 13th, but the damage is expected to increase further.
Mr. Eto told reporters, “I want to respond with a sense of speed in line with the support that producers are seeking,” and expressed the idea of considering support measures as soon as possible based on the needs of fishermen and farmers. It was.