The Department of Agriculture – Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) Bicol in coordination with LGU-Camalig hands over palay seeds to rice farmers enrolled under the Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA), Bungkaras Gymnasium, Brgy. 2, Poblacion.
The distribution is in line with the mandates under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization Program which aim to boost farm productivity through implementation of sustainable agricultural strategies especially in the time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A total of 948 bags have been distributed so far – another batch of bags are scheduled to be given on Friday, December 9, 2022.
The distribution of palay seeds also forms part of the government’s campaign in accelerating the town’s agricultural and economic pace with the end goal of sustaining the earning capabilities of farmers and food on the table for every family.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO