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Gov. Dolor provides P21.8M worth of agri intervention to Mindoreño farmers

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Oriental Mindoro Governor Humerlito “Bonz” Dolor has provided agriculture intervention to farmers amounting to P21.8 million during the Mindoreño Farmer’s Day.

“Mas pinili kong kayo ang makasama sa pagdiriwang ng special na araw na ito, upang ipadama na mahal kayo ni Governor Bonz at kinikilala ko ang bawat isang magsasakang Mindoreño,” Dolor said during the activity.

Some of the equipment distributed were combine harvester, hand tractor, pumps and engines, power sprayer, knapsack sprayer, plastic crates and other garden tools.

Farmers also received assorted vegetable seeds, corn seeds (OPV and sweet corn) and organic interventions.

“Bukod dito, tumanggap din ang anim na farmer’s association ng financial assistance na may kabuuang halaga na P2,210,000.00 na kanilang magagamit sa pagpapaunlad ng kani-kanilang mga proyekto at programang pang-agrikultura na personal tinanggap ng mga pangulo at kinatawan ng iba’t ibang asosasyon,” the governor’s office said.

“Kabilang sa mga naging benepisyaryo ay ang Camansihan Vegetable Growers Association, Matulatula Upland and Lowland Farmers Association, Bansud United Tribe of Aetas and Mangyan’s Inc., San Gabriel Farmers Association, Laguna HVCC Association, at Naujan Farmers Association” it added.

All in all, 655 farmers benefited from the initiative.