DA-10 provides agri inputs to Maramag rice farmers.
MARAMAG, BUKIDNON – The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) distributed P83.6 million worth of farm inputs for the wet and dry planting seasons to 4K rice farmers in Maramag, Bukidnon on Friday, November 5.
Said agri inputs comprised 10,100 bags of hybrid and 900 bags of inbred rice seeds for the 2021 wet and 2021-2022 dry planting seasons.
Together with the seeds, 32.1K bags of fertilizers amounting to P32.1 million were also given.
Maramag has an estimated 7,000 hectares planted to rice, 2,000 for rainfed and 5,000 for irrigated with an average yield of 6 tons per hectare.
DA-NorMin provided farm inputs to Maramag town, following Valencia City in terms of leading in rice production province-wide.
Also leading the turnover is DA-10 Rice focal person Chona H. Nacalaban, representing agency head, Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado. # (JCAnito)