DAVSUR F&F CELEBRATION | Department of Agriculture in Davao Region (DA-XI) brings the Farmers and Fisherfolks celebration to Davao del Sur.
About 700 farmers and local officials participated in the event.
Alejandro Yadao Jr., DA rice coordinator commended the province for being the top rice producer in the region.
“The province is once again recognized for increasing their rice production to 19% this year. I believe that you can still increase your production,” Yadao added.
Yadao also assured that DA will continue to support the farmers in the province and added that they have recently delivered hybrid rice seeds and fertilizers for techno demo to various municipalities in the province.
DA also turned over hand tractor/multi-cultivator units to eight farmers association in the province.
He also challenged the farmers to plant corn and high-value crops to add up to their production.
A techno forum was also conducted by DA technical personnel to give more information and knowledge about agri-fishery loan package, disaster risk reduction management and agri-negosyante ako program. | Che D. Palicte, RAFIS11