CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 20 (PIA)–In a bid to provide inputs for the implementation of Urban Agriculture Project, the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office (DA-RFO)-10 turned over assorted vegetable seeds to the Tactical Operations Group (TOG)-10, the unit of Philippine Air Force stationed at Tactical Operations Wing Eastern Mindanao, Lumbia Airport, here.
DA-RFO 10 Administrative and Finance Division Chief Lester A. Jaducana handed over 100 packets of Garden Salad consisting of lettuce (romaine and iceberg), tomato and cucumber; 1 pack at 250 grams of okra; and 2 packets at 50 grams of eggplant seeds to Civil Military Operations apprentices Marjohn L. Igot and Mark Emmanuel R. Gerona.
The requested provisions are in support of the national health emergency, as TOG-10 eyes to distribute them to the Indigenous People of barangays Pigsag-an and Bayanga, this city.
Further, they aim to introduce the concept of hydroponic vegetable production in their areas for sustainable gardening.
Said agri intervention is part of DA’s Plant, Plant, Plant Program to scale up food production in the households amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. (DA10/PIA10)