A total of thirteen farmer’s associations, irrigators’ associations (IA), and barangay councils received brand new farm machinery on March 1, 2018 at the City Hall Grounds.
The New Lagao Momomogon P4MP Farmers Association received a hand tractor with trailer under the BUB Program 2016 while the Pambansang Mananalon, Mag-uuma, Magbabaul, Magsasaka ng Pilipinas Inc. received a shallow tube well under the DA Corn Program.
Also through the BUB Program 2016, power tillers were turned over to Sitio Bag-o IA, Griño IA, Pag-asa Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative, Samahan ng Magsasaka ng Barangay Buenaflor, BAHE IA, and New Lagao Multipurpose Cooperative.
LGU and DA engaged in a cost-sharing scheme for the purchase of machines under the BUB Program.
To add, five barangay councils with rainfed areas received shallow tube wells through the Masaganang Nayon Program of DA: New Carmen (3 units); San Pablo (3 units); Kalandagan (3 units); San Emmanuel (4 units); and Calean (4 units).
The turn-over ceremony was facilitated by the Office of Agricultural Services. (Jez Billano-Fabreag, LGU Information)
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