First District Congressman Rudy Fariñas leads turn-over of DA projects in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte
House Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo C. Fariñas led the distribution and turn-over of P20 million worth of farm machineries and equipment at Brgy. Buyon, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte on February 11, 2018.
Eighty-one (81) farmer-associations received from DA a total of 191 units of various farm machineries and equipment comprise of irrigation pumps, combine harvesters, 4-wheel drive tractors, rice threshers, rice seeders, knapsack sprayers and other harvesting and threshing facilities and equipment.
Funded under the three major Banner Programs of DA - the Rice, Corn and High Value Commercial Crops Development Programs - the distribution aims to provide appropriate farm machineries that will be used by the farmers to increase their profitability and income.
Joining Congressman Fariñas in the distribution of said agri-machineries are DA-RFO I's Regional Executive Director Lucrecio Alviar, Jr., Sangguniang Panglungsod Member Ria Fariñas, former Piddig Mayor Eduardo Guillen and Ilocos Norte Research & Experiment Center Chief, Ms. Wilma Ibea.