San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur – The Department of Agriculture in Bicol through its Corn and Cassava Program turns over P3M-worth combine harvester to the Tuburan United Corn Farmers Association based in Cawayan, Masbate.
Earl Vincent Vegas (4th from right), Regional Corn and Cassava focal person led the turn over to Robinson C. Riveral (3rd from left), Manager of the association. Vegas said that the harvester can harvest 1-hectare corn area in an hour.
The Tuburan United Corn Farmers Association has 300 members. (photo by Eduardo Collantes, Jr. – RAFIS 5)