Residents and farmers benefit from the free seeds distributed by the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) during the conduct of the ‘GO Serbisyo para sa Bayan’ caravan on July 13, 2018 held at the Misamis Oriental Provincial Capitol in Cagayan de Oro City.
Around 360 packets of 5-in-1 vegetable seeds (Ampalaya, Eggplant, Okra, Sitao and Squash) were given by the agency through its Provincial Operations Center of Misamis Oriental.
A raffle was also held, in which 14 farmers each received one (1) bag of 20 kg Open Pollinated Variety corn seeds while 10 farmers each received one (1) bag of 40 kg certified rice seeds.
Aside from seeds, farmers also availed of the free information, education, communication (IEC) materials displayed at the booth.
The GO Serbisyo para sa Bayan served as a venue for the public to avail of the free services offered by the different national government agencies. # (AMBManto)