LINGAYEN—The provincial government led by Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr. in partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and ABONO Partylist distributed certified seeds and some 400,000 tilapia fingerlings to farmers, local government units (LGUs) and farmers organizations last May 24 at the Provincial Agriculture Office in Tebag, Sta. Barbara.
The distribution was part of 2nd phase of the project of the province, the DA, National Seed Quality Control Services and ABONO Partylist dubbed “Accelerated Certified Seed Production and Distribution”.
Dalisay Moya officer-in-charge of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturalist, said that the project was aimed at increasing the province’s rice and fish production and help augment the income and production yield of marginal farmers.
Likewise, Moya said that the undertaking was a continuous project for marginal farmers in the province’s aim to further improve rural-based agriculture.
The governor was joined by Rep. Robert Raymund Estrella of ABONO Partylist and DA Regional Director Valentino Perdido during the distribution rite. (PIO)