DA-10 and LGU Iligan City meet to discuss the availment of more agri interventions for the development of the agri sector of said city.


CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-10) under the leadership of Regional Executive Director Carlene C. Collado, convened with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Iligan City, led by Kevin R. Fernan, consultant focal on agriculture for the availment of more agricultural assistance.

Held on February 1 at the agency compound, the meeting focused on developing the city’s agriculture, especially in upland areas targeted to be planted with rice and corn at the same time as their proposed small-scale irrigation project.

Also in attendance is Katrina Mercado from Pilmico Foods, Corp., DA’s partner in aiding various farmers’ cooperatives, associations (FCAs) by serving as an assured market of farmers’ produce.

To warrant quality harvests and meet market demands among farmers, the agri department eyes the provision of agri inputs such as seeds and fertilizers to test trial varieties that are best suited in highland farming.# (TJL)