July 15—In preparation of the upcoming launching of the Solar-Powered Irrigation System on August 10, 2021, MinDA Chairman, Sec. Manny F. Piñol visited the Municipality of Taraka to disucss with Municipal Mayor Nashiba U. Gandamra-Sumagayan the Techno-Demo Farm for the said launching.
This activity aims to boost the technical skills of the rice farmers in Taraka to increase their rice production when they finally begin using the Solar-Powered Irrigation Systems. Led by Danilo Bolos, Taraka will have its own model of the “Salam Brotherhood.”
Accordingly, through the Salam Brotherhood Farming—a peace and food security advocacy originally known as Oplan Salam Brotherhood designed by the good secretary, Manny F. Piñol, the municipality will be opening a techno-demo farm that shall be served by the SPIS. This activity will commence on 10th of August and is expected to expose the Taraka Rice Farmers to the modern rice farming methods.
US Seed works Philippines and SL Agritech will likewise be lending a hand to the municipality in this venture by providing two hybrid seeds, the US 88 and SL 20, for the said demonstration. Municipality of Taraka