By Glen S. Ramos
PANIQUI, Tarlac – Cooperatives from two barangays in Paniqui, Tarlac were the latest recipients of two Kubota farm tractors courtesy of the Department of Agriculture.
Farmers from Barangay San Isidro and Barangay Salomague received the tractors on Friday, October 22, 2021, with Municipal Mayor Max Roxas and Municipal Agriculturist George Payumo who led the turn-over ceremony held at the Paniqui Municipal Hall.
The assistance is part of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization Program of the DA to ensure food security and to make the country’s agriculture sector viable, efficient and globally competitive. (ai/mtvn)