DA 9 turns over farm machinery to Sibugay PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 09:06

By: INELIN R. CABEGUIN

“The Department of Agriculture will be supportive in extending services that would support food staple sufficiency. Through this farm machinery, we are looking forward to a high yield and productive farming in every cropping season.”

Thus DA Assistant Director, Dr. Dennis H. Palabrica, said  during a turnover ceremony of farm machinery held recently at the  Provincial Capitol, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.

The turnover was witnessed by provincial government employees and local officials in the province, representatives of the Multipurpose Corporations (MPC) and Farmers Associations (FA).

The units distributed were one Four wheel drive tractor for Bato Farmers MPC, Siay, one (1) Hand tractor for Caparan Farmers MPC, Ipil, one (1) Hand tractor for San Isidro, MPC, Payao, one (1) Mud boat for Balogo FA, Payao and one (1) Rice Combine Harvester for Gaulan FA, Diplahan.

Zamboanga Sibugay Gov. Wilter Yap Palma thanked the Department of Agriculture for providing the necessary farm machines.

He said that with the visible support, they would exert more effort to strengthen their farmers associations and corporations to boost agricultural production in the province. — DA9