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DA, PGNE Grant 541 Machinery to Farmer’ Organizations

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The Department of Agriculture (DA) in partnership with Provincial Government of Nueva Ecija (PGNE) granted agricultural machinery in June, 2017, this is in line with the 2017 Rice Mechanization program of the Department. Awarding of certificates for 2017 Rice Mechanization was facilitated by Gov. Cherry Umali, Mr. Serafin Santos - Provincial Agriculturist, Mr. Fernando Guintu – Agricultural Program Coordinator at Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (APTC) in Caalibangbangan, Cabanatuan City.

The machines granted to qualified Cooperatives, Irrigators and Farmer Association were 9-reaper, 8-thresher, 33-combine harvester, 68-4-wheel tractor, and 423-shallow tube well. Program aimed to help the farmers to lessen cost of production and increase in production.

Office of the Provincial Agriculturist is accepting applicants for 2018 Rice Mechanization program until August 15, 2017.

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A total of 344 units of Farm were granted (zero equity) to 120 Farmers Organization at Department of Agriculture-ROS, Paraiso, Tarlac, Last June 21, 2017. These farm machineries were funded by the Department of Agriculture-Regional Office. It was claimed as “The Biggest”, so far, in the history of the province as stated by Governor Susan A. Yap.

This program aims “To Attain Rice Sufficiency Thru; increase crop yield, increase cropping intensity, reduce crop post production losses, increase productivity of labor, and to enable full utilization of farm products and

Farm Machinery Granted to Farmers

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