September 25

NFA assures Capiz farmers of adequate ‘palay’ buying fund

first_img“Should farmers need to dry their palay to meet the 14 percent moisturecontent required by the food agency, they can use the NFA’s mechanical dryerfor a very minimal fee,” Jumagbas said. This warehouse of the National Food Authority in Barangay Bolo, Roxas City procures a total of 1,215 bags of clean and dry palay from two individual farmers and three farmer cooperatives last Sept. 13, 2019. NFA VIA PIA NFA-Capiz officer-in-charge HerrielleJumagbas said they have adequate fund to buy the palay produce of local farmers. “We will accommodate the palay harvest of our farmers as we donot have a limit as to the number of bags for the province to procure,” shesaid. Jumagbas even urged the farmers to selltheir produce to the NFA especially with the very low buying price of privatetraders. She also said that they can deploy amobile procurement team in the municipalities if there is a request for it.center_img Starting Sept. 13 this year, NFA ispurchasing clean and dry palay atP19.00 per kilogram sans additional incentive such as drying, delivery andcooperative incentive fees. ROXAS CITY, Capiz – The National FoodAuthority (NFA) assured farmers that it has sufficient fund for palay procurement. She said that their warehouses in BarangayBolo in this city as well as in Santa Cruz in Dumalag town and in Mangoso inSigma are open to buy the palayproduce of farmers. Record from NFA Capiz showedthat it has already procured a total of 47,228 bags of clean and dry palay from Jan. 1 to Sept. 13.  (With areport from PIA/PN)last_img

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