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Awarding of Agricultural Machineries (April 19, 2023)

Author: DA-AFID | 24 April 2023

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. awarded machinery support amounting to P15.793 million to several farmers’ cooperatives and associations (FCAs) in Bulacan province, on April 19, 2023.

Among the recipients are members of the Dulong Bayan Farmers Association based in San Jose Del Monte City who received Php5 million from the Department of Agriculture (DA)-National Rice Program for the construction of warehouse with mechanical grain dryer. The association also received Php5.5 million from the DA-National Livestock Program for the Integrated National Swine Production Initiatives for Recovery and Expansion (INSPIRE) implementation.

Three other farmers’ groups namely Biyaya ng Matangtubig Irrigators Association, Inc. (Baliuag), Sta. Catalina Matanda Bata Irrigators Association (San Ildefonso), and the Magmarale Farmers Field School Marketing Cooperative (San Miguel) each received a unit of rice combine harvester valued at Php1.764courtesy of theDA-Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech). ### (photos by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)