PIA Press Release
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Agusan del Norte municipalities receive vegetable seeds from PAOby Robert E. Roperos
BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 3 (PIA) –- All the 10 municipalities of the province of Agusan del Norte have received vegetable seeds from the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO
PAO chief Maria Abastillas said for 2011, farmers from the municipalities were able to receive high value commercial crops seeds, particularly vegetables.
The PAO chief said this is in line with the agriculture assistance program of the provincial government, where farmers are given these crops to increase vegetable production, through the municipal agriculture offices.
“Ubos sa maong programa, aduna kita’y mga beneficiaries sa nagkalain-laing mga munisipyo… Nakahatag ta ani og mga assistance pinaagi sa pagpang-apud-apod og mga vegetable seeds,” Abastillas said.
(Under the said program, we have beneficiaries from different municipalities… We have given them assistance through distribution of vegetable seeds.)
The official further said that the program will be continued this year to ensure livelihood sustainability of the farmers. (PIA-Caraga)