PROVINCE OF MASBATE – The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) distributed five (5) rice (palay) threshers to the three (3) farmer’s associations from the province of Masbate on September 24, 2019.
The distribution was held at Masbate Center for Livestock Development, Barangay Asid, Masbate City.
The activity was spearheaded by DA Region 5 Regional Executive Director Rodel Tornilla with the assistance of the SAAD regional and provincial staff.
The following farmers’ associations received the threshers:
- Guindawahan Association of Pio V Corpuz with one unit;
- Mandaon Farmers Association Incorporation of Mandaon with three units; and
- Kalambuan Rice Farmers Association of Pio V with one unit.
The distribution of the machines is part of the FY 2018 Rice Production Project implemented for the Masbate farmers. ###
Writer: Jhomai Canlas, SAAD Public Relations and Communications Officer
Source: DA SAAD Masbate