BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently handed drying facilities to farmers in Diadi town.
Jonathan Nuestro, DOST provincial chief, said 34 units of Multi-Purpose Speed Drying Trays have been given to the municipality’s
farmers, food processors and other livelihood organizations in Diadi.
He said the Multipurpose Speed Drying Trays is composed of 12 trays, pyramid roof rack, and a hood which can be used even during cloudy days by stacking the trays and shrouding it with the hood.
“These equipments will enable farmers and other beneficiaries to improve their existing processes of their food production projects and other endeavors,” Nuestro said.
He said the turn-over of the DOST equipments and facilities was made through a partnership with the local government unit of Diadi.
Nuestro said their agency is also ready to provide and implement their Small Enterprises Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) interested villagers and livelihood organizations of Diadi to enable them in uplifting their economic lives for the better.(OTB/BME/PIA NVizcaya)