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DA-PhilMech grants various agricultural machineries to the province of Bulacan
By: PPAO
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
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MORE ASSISTANCE FOR BULAKENYO FARMERS. Bulacan Governor Daniel R. Fernando (top right, wearing blue shirt) with some of the beneficiaries of certificate of awards from the Department of Agriculture during the RCEF Mechanization Program Farm Machinery Distribution in the Province of Bulacan held at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium, City of Malolos, Bulacan, Tuesday morning. Also in the photo are (L-R, back) Deputy Director Don David Julian of PhilMech, Regional Executive Director Crispulo G. Bautista of DA Regional Filed Office III, Congresswoman Lorna C. Silverio of District III, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board Member Liberato Sembrano and Congressman Gavini C. Pancho of District II. INSET: Some of the Combine Harvester and mini four-wheel tractors that were distributed. View Larger Image.
CITY OF MALOLOS - A total of 44 farmer cooperatives and associations (FCAs) and local government in Bulacan received certificates of award for Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Farm Machinery of the Department of Agriculture during the "Provincial Turn-over of Agricultural Machinery for the Province of Bulacan under the RCEF Mechanization Program" held at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium here this morning.

Included in the 57 units that were given to beneficiaries were 26 Four-wheel Tractors, 18 Rice Combine Harvesters, 5 Hand Tractors, 3 Riding-type Transplanters, 2 Rice Reapers, 2 Rice Threshers, and 1 PTO Driven Disc Plow/Harrow.

Governor Daniel R. Fernando led the distribution of the said farm machineries with Deputy Director Engr. Don David Julian of the Department of Agriculture-PhilMech and representatives of Sec. William Dar, Regional Executive Director Crispulo Bautista, Jr. of DAR Region 3 and Mrs. Leony Marquez for Senator Cynthia Villar as well as Congressmen Lorna Silverio and Gavini Pancho.

"Patuloy po tayong nakikipagtulungan sa Department of Agriculture at sa iba't ibang ahensya ng pamahalaan para sa tuluy-tuloy na pag-asenso ng agrikultura sa ating lalawigan tungo sa masaganang kinabukasan ng magsasaka at ng lalawigan," Fernando said.

He said, the distributed units will be a big help to the farmers and he believes that it will increase the farmers' production, income as well as the quality of their outputs.
Also, the construction of Farmers Training Center located at the Capitol Compound is ongoing to continuously enhance the skills of Bulakenyo farmers. ###

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