Farmers in Zamboanga del Norte receive corn inputs from SAAD
The Department of Agriculture (DA), through Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD), has distributed inputs to farmers in Zamboanga del Norte under the provincial wide corn production project.
To be specific, 165 farm inputs were distributed to 38 SAAD farmer-beneficiaries in Barangay (Brgy.) Alvenda, Municipality of Mutia.
Beneficiaries from three barangays namely, Teresita (Piñan), Alvenda (Mutia), and Situbo (Tampilisan) were also provided with interventions.
Of these beneficiaries, 44 SAAD farmer-beneficiaries received 11 bags of Open Pollinated Variety (OPV) white corn seeds, 44 bags each of complete fertilizer, and urea fertilizers, as well as 165 bags of organic fertilizers for farm inputs.
In total, the package of interventions consisted of 18 kilograms of OPV white corn seeds, and organic and inorganic fertilizers.