116 Farmers' Organizations benefitted in the Farm Mechanization Projects worth P43.5 million distributed by the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office 1 (DA-RFO 1) on October 5-6, 2017 at the Pangasinan Research & Experiment Center (PREC) in Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan.
DA distributed a total of 36 units Four Wheel Drive Tractor; 4 Units Hand Tractor; 1 unit Hammer Mill; and 75 units Pump and Engine set . Farmer-recipients were from Districts 1,2,3 and 5 of the Province of Pangasinan.
Joining DA-RFO I Regional Executive Director Lucrecio R. Alviar Jr. during the turn-over ceremonies on October 5, 2017 were Alaminos City Mayor Arthur Celeste who represented 1st District Congressman Jesus Celeste, together with 2nd District Congressman Leopoldo Bataoil, and Assistant Provincial Agriculturist Nestor Batalla while on October 6,2017 distribution, 3rd District Congresswoman Rose Marie 'Baby' J. Arenas joined Dir. Alviar, together with RAFC Chair Vincent Adorna, among others.