DA-10 extends P3-M funds for the swine prod’n center in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The city government of Malaybalay received a P3 million worth project for the development and upgrading of its swine production center on Monday, January 10, 2022.
Department of Agriculture in Northern Mindanao Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado handed the certificate of turnover to Malaybalay City veterinarian Dr. Michelle C. Miquiabas who represented Mayor Florencio T. Flores, Jr. in Dalwangan, Malaybalay City.
Director Collado emphasized that the project funded by the agency’s Livestock Program covers the construction of pigpens, containment wall, semen processing laboratory, office area, feed storage room, and sleeping quarters.
He added that the agency aims to modernize and industrialize agriculture’s value chains in an inclusive way to enhance productivity.
Meanwhile, Dr. Miquiabas said that the target beneficiaries are the swine breeding technicians and the farmers throughout the region.
DA-10 Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga together with the agency’s provincial operations center in Bukidnon, livestock program, and the LGU representatives were present during the turnover.#(ATC)