LGU Rice Seeds as Relief for Typhoon Luis and Mario in 2014
The Local Government Unit headed by the Hon. City Mayor Nestor L. Alvarez, Ph.D. together with Hon Tekila Grace DV. Alvarez, Vice Mayor and Dr. Jerry A. Rigos, DVM, Head Agriculture Dept, led the distribution of rice seeds as relief for typhoon Luis and Mario in 2014. A total of 3,418 bags of rice were distributed to qualified farmers.Other projects subsidized partly by the government under the agriculture office in a limited budget for 2,000 hectares and in a first come first serve basis is the High Yielding Technology Adaptation (HYTA) where SL8K and Bigante Plus varieties were distributed. For SL8K, Php 2,500.00 was subsidized by the government and Php2,300.00 will be paid by farmers. For Bigante Plus, a grant of Php 2,500.00 and Php2,325.00 will be the farmers share.This is per hectare basis.