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ADPO, PRRI to establish rubber farm to aid farmers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (October 28, 2021) – Regional Executive Director Arlan Mangelen (3rd from right) of the Department of Agriculture XII and Philippine Rubber Research Institute (PRRI) XII officer-in-charge Dennis Palabrica (2nd from left) sign the Memorandum of Agreement for the proposed establishment of a rubber demonstration farm in Region 12 during the Stakeholders Forum and the 30th Foundation Anniversary of the SOCSKSARGEN Area Development Project Office (ADPO) on October 25. The rubber demonstration farm will be situated in Carmen, North Cotabato and would serve as the research station in demonstrating rubber clones and other varieties of rubbers to help the rubber farmers in SOCSKSARGEN in the integration of their products. Ginalyn Fe Cachuela, ADPO SOCSKSARGEN project manager, said “this will also benefit the rubber farmers of Sarangani because we will also have a supply of rubber seedlings in the future.” (Jake Narte-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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