A significant step towards agricultural progress was achieved in Naic Cavite, as the IA Model Farm, featuring a cutting-edge Micro Sprinkler Irrigation System, was formally handed over to the Palangue Agrarian Reform Cooperative (PARC).
The event, led by Regional Manager Roberto J. Dela Cruz, underscored the administration's commitment to empowering Irrigators Associations (IAs) with a productive model farm. The CBIMO Manager Engr. Romulo Angeles shared that the initiative is in line with the NIA Administrator Engr. Eddie G. Guillen's instructions to assist farmers in linking their livelihood directly to the market.
Engr. Carlos M. Dela Cruz, the Operations Section Chief, conveyed his optimistic wishes for abundant future harvests for the PARC. He expressed his confidence that the cooperative's capable steward, Mr. Joselito Tibayan, will efficiently oversee its operations.
During his address, Regional Manager Roberto J. Dela Cruz stressed the farm's significance not only for rice cultivation but also for the cultivation of high-value crops. He passionately encouraged IAs to explore livestock engagement to bolster their earnings.
The inauguration culminated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by officials from the Regional and IMO offices. The 600 square meter greenhouse facility, dedicated to the Palangue Agrarian Reform Cooperative IA Model Farm, proudly showcased an array of high-value crops, harvested on the very same day. This event marks a pivotal moment in the pursuit of a more prosperous agricultural landscape. | L. Javan, RO