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DA promises better yield, market for produce

The Department of Agriculture (DA) said it will help Laguna farmers look for a better market for their produce.

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala have the assurance during the turnover of P206 million worth of farm implements and projects to help farmers in the province raise their production and income.

“The department would not only help you increase your production but also help you look for your better market,” Alcala said.

Alcala’s assistance package includes a multi-tilling machine, coffee processing facility, cacao growing facility, shallow tube wells, rice reaper, farm tractors, 50 pieces of halabas, 50 pieces of gulok, 10 units of marine engines (5.5 hp), 20 drying nets, 5 sets of vermicast assistance, 10 plastic drums, 5 grass cutters, 2 fiber glass boats (with 16 hp engines) and 5 carabaos.

Alcala also led the turn-over of P10 million worth of farm-to-market road projects in the 1st and 2nd district of Laguna, as well as theP26M and P80M-worth of farm-to-market road projects in the 3rd district 4th district, respectively.


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