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DA to give free seeds to farmers

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MANILA, Philippines The Department of Agriculture (DA) will provide free seeds to farmers who will sell their produce to the government as part of efforts to beef up the national inventory and ensure better utilization of high-yielding rice varieties.

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol said the DA is now formulating the policies and guidelines for the Free Seeds Incentives Program for farmers who will deliver their palay to the National Food Authority.

I suggested that for every four metric tons delivered to the NFA by individual farmers or farmer associations and cooperatives, they will be given one bag of PhilRice developed inbred rice seeds, Piol said.


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