The Department of Agriculture (DA) office in Bataan has distributed six units of farm machinery equipment (FME) worth P3.63 million to two farmers associations in Abucay town. Engr. Joey Dizon, chief of provincial agriculture office, said the recipients of FME are the Balantari Farmers Association and Dela Rosa Farmers Association.
Balantari received one unit of 4WD tractor and one unit of c-harvester. The Dela Rosa Farmers Association on the other hand, received one unit of 4WD tractor, one hand tractor, one reaper, and one thresher.
Dizon said the two farmers associations are part of 2020 second batch of FME recipients from the DA’s program under the Philippine Center for Post Harvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech).