CONCEPCION, Tarlac (May 27, 2023) — The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) distributed organic fertilizers, farm machinery, and equipment worth P4.3 million to 462 agrarian reform beneficiaries.
The distribution is part of the DAR’s major-crop based block farm productivity enhancement project under Climate Resilient Farm Productivity Support (CRFPS) and Sustainable Livelihood Support for Disaster Affected Areas.
“The CRFPS provides farm machines, through the ARBOs, to improve farm productivity and earning capabilities of the ARBs in a sustainable manner,” DAR-Tarlac Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Marie Cabantac said.
The Department said that it provided 40hp farm tractors with rotavators each to San Sotero PMPC and Sta. Ines Golden Grans PMPC in Sta. Ignacia; 8hp diesel-engine with accessories shallow tube well and knapsack sprayer to Magao Ortillano Modernong Magsasaka Association in Concepcion and Nilasin 1st Pura Farmers Association, Inc. in Pura; 8hp diesel engine water-cooled hand tractor with implements and 8hp diesel-engine with accessories shallow tube well to San Juan Farmer in San Jose and Gintung Butil Tiller Farmers Association in La Paz; and 8hp diesel-engine with accessories shallow tube well to Nagkakaisang Farmers ng Parulung Agriculture Cooperative in Concepcion.