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Friday, September 16, 2022

123 farmers receive fertilizer discount voucher from DA in Tagbina, & Barobo

By Nida Grace P. Barcena

TAGBINA, Surigao del Sur – A total of 123 registered corn and cassava farmers from the two municipalities of Tagbina, and Barobo, all in the 2nd District of Surigao del Sur recently. received the fertilizer discount voucher from the Department of Agriculture

(Photo credit to APCO-SDS & LGU-Tagbina, SDS)
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.

Accordingly, the event was held in Tagbina Municipal Gym in Tagbina town, hosted by the said local government unit headed by Mayor Glaiza Jane P. Lanete.

Meanwhile, Mayor Lanete has shown her utmost enthusiasm and support on the activity conducted.

Accordingly, some79 farmers beneficiaries from Tagbina town availed of the program.

Mayor Lanete has 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)