Department of Agriculture (DA) and Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA) signed the Memorandum of Agreement on DA-CBSUA Collaboration “Farm Mechanization Program (AF MECH LAW): Provision of Farm Mechanization Equipment and Machinery to Farmers Association” in support of the programs and research agenda of the educational institution and in the attainment of its goals.
DA turned over to CBSUA hybrid rice for its Sipocot Campus’ Extension Program and Poultry facility and livestock and Agricultural machinery in Pili Campus. Moreover, other projects are set to be implemented by the agency (DA) as it also aims to make CBSUA a Regional Testing Center for Agrimachineries.
Regional Executive Director, Hon. Rodel P. Tornilla, Regional Technical Director for Operations, Ms. Luz B. Marcelino, and Regional Agricultural Engineering Division Chief, Engr. Nilda T. Albaño represented the Department of Agriculture (DA RFO V) while University President, Dr. Albert Naperi, VPAF, Atty. Dominador F. Faurillo, Research Director, Dr. Ramona Isabel S. Ramirez, and CBSUA-DA core group members, CEFS Dean, Engr. Jennifer M. Eboña, IPDO Director, Dr. Emerson Bergonio, and Engr. Ian Carlo Lositaño were present on behalf of the university.