TAGBINA, Surigao del Sur – A total of 123 registered corn and cassava farmers from the municipalities of Tagbina, and Barobo, all in the 2nd District of Surigao del Sur recently. received the fertilizer discount voucher from the Department of Agricultire hosted by the Local Government Unit of Tagbina headed by Mayor Glaiza Jane P. Lanete at Tagbina Municipoal Gymnasium, Tagbina, Surigao del Sur .
Each farmer beneficiary received P2,000 worth of fertilizer products which can be claimed from accredited merchants recently.
The DA - Caraga spearheaded the implementation of the distribution of the Fertilizer Discount Voucher (FDV) to qualified corn and cassava farmer beneficiaries funded under the National Corn Program.
The project aims to sustain fertilizer application of farmer-beneficiaries and increase the yield level of their crops amid the surging and volatile prices of fertilizers.
Meanwhile, Mayor Lanete showed her utmost enthusiasm and support on the activity conducted.
Accordingly, some79 farmer beneficiaries from Tagbina town availed of the program.
Mayor Lanete highlighted the plans and programs prepared by her administration for the betterment of the agricultural sector in the municipality of Tagbina, Surigao del Sur. In addition, she also expressed gratitude to the Department of Agriculture for trusting the LGU to host the said undertaking, as she promised a strong commitment and partnership with the agency for the development and sustainability of agriculture programs in Tagbina town. (PIA-Surigao del Sur)
(Photo credit to APCO-SDS & LGU-Tagbina, SDS)
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