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DA gives P2.8-M aid to farmers, irrigators groups

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THE Department of Agriculture (DA), through its rice program, has turned over P2.8 million worth of farm machinery, equipment and rice seeds to 13 farmer’s and irrigator’s associations in Zamboanga City, officials said Friday, November 20.

Arnulfo Estrada, DA-Zamboanga City agricultural program coordinator, said the recipients, who are from the second district, received one farm hand tractor, one rice reaper, one floating tiller, two riding-type transplanters, one rice thresher and six knapsack sprayers.

Estrada said the distribution of machinery and equipment, which was held Tuesday, November 17, in Manicahan village covered court, was made possible through the DA Rice Program-Agricultural Machinery, Equipment and Facilities Support Services (AMEFSS).

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