Agri inputs worth Php 83.6 million distributed to Maramag farmers
The Department of Agriculture Region X office distributed Php 83.6 million worth of farm inputs to 4K rice farmers in the Municipality of Maramag, Bukidnon.
The farm inputs, which included 10,100 bags of hybrid rice seeds and 900 bags of inbred rice seeds, were reportedly for the wet and dry planting seasons. A total of 32,100 fertilizer bags were also given to the Maramag farmers. Those reportedly amounted to Php 32.1 million.
Rice farmers in Malaybalay also received millions of worth of agri inputs.
Maramag has an estimated 7,000 hectares planted to rice, 2,000 for rainfed and 5,000 for irrigated with an average yield of 6 tons per hectare.
- Photo courtesy of Department of Agriculture Region X office