Agri-10 turns over hybrid corn seeds to the Office of Congressman Rodriguez for distribution to Oro farmers.


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — To increase farmers’ productivity and income, the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) helmed by Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado, turned over P1.2 million (M) worth of hybrid yellow corn seeds to the Office of Congressman Rufus B. Rodriguez, 2nd district of Cagayan de Oro City on June 19, 2023.

Funded under the Corn Program, a total of 200 bags of corn seeds were turned over by the agri department through Executive Assistant III, Joel S. Rudinas to the Office of Congressman Rodriguez represented by Atty. Regine T. Rodriguez, chief of staff.

Atty. Rodriguez bared that the said provisions will be alloted to CdeO farmers from barangays Cugman and Tablon, which will be distributed on June 30, 2023. Each farmer is eyed to receive a bag of corn seeds.

According to Dir. Collado, DA-10 continues to provide high-yielding varieties of corn seeds, where each bag weighing 9 kilos can cover farmers’ half a hectare of land. # (DLVicente)