DA-10 funds P3M swine production center in Malaybalay City
By : Mindanao Today/11:08:18am 01/13/2022
DA-10 extends P3 million funds for the swine production center in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. (DA-10)
MALAYBALAY CITY – The city government of Malaybalay received a P3 million worth project for the development and upgrading of its swine production center, January 10.
Carlene Collado, Department of Agriculture-10 (DA-10) regional executive director, handed the certificate of turnover to Dr. Michelle Miquiabas, Malaybalay City veterinarian, who represented Mayor Florencio Flores Jr. in Dalwangan, Malaybalay City.
Collado said the project funded by the agency’s Livestock Program covers the construction of pigpens, containment wall, semen processing laboratory, office area, feed storage room, and sleeping quarters.
He added that the agency aims to modernize and industrialize agriculture’s value chains in an inclusive way to enhance productivity.
Meanwhile, Miquiabas said the target beneficiaries are the swine breeding technicians and the farmers throughout the region.
DA-10 Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga together with the agency’s provincial operations center in Bukidnon, livestock program, and the LGU representatives were present during the turnover. (DA-10 | PIA-10 | Bukidnon)