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Distribution of Machineries under RCEF (December 7, 2023)

Author: DA-AFID | 11 December 2023

Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. led the distribution of 125 units of machinery to 88 qualified farmers’ cooperative and association (FCA) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) at the PhilMech center located at the Science City of Munoz in Nueva Ecija on December 7, 2023.

The awarded machineries include: five units of four-wheel tractors, 22 units of hand tractors, nine units of walk-behind transplanters, 21 units of riding type transplanter, four units of precision seeders, 22 units of rice combine harvesters, nine units of single-pass rice mills; 13 units of six-ton recirculating dryers, 13 units of twelve-ton recirculating dryers, four units of 1.5-ton per hour (tph) multi-stage rice mills, two units of 2-3 tph multi-stage rice mills, and one unit of 4-5 tph multi-stage rice mills. ### (Photos by Jay Morales, DA-OSEC)