Flat-bed Dryer with Palayshed and Farm Machineries Turned-over to Farmer Associations
Another Bottom-up Budgeting Project that was awarded in San Antonio was the construction of Flatbed Dryers to Namanaan Farmers Association of Brgy. Luna and Flatbed dryer with Palayshed to Catanubungan Dakkel Catanubungan Bassit Irrigators of Brgy. East Dirita.
The flatbed is a 6 ton capacity per batch dryer equipped with a biomass furnace heating system; it will be installed with a dryer bin, blower operated with diesel engine, a build-in thermometer and moisture meter for temperature monitoring and other materials for drying and palay shed. The project aims to increase supply of good quality rice trough the reduction of post-hatrvest losses by using the appropriate and efficient drying technology system. These projects were envisioned in reality and fully accomplished by December 2017.
Blessing of the Flatbed Dryer and Mini-tractor of Namanaan Farmers Association in Sitio Loong, Barangay Luna took place on January 8, 2018 which was officiated by Fr. Teejay graced by Hon. Mayor Estela D. Antipolo, Hon. Vice-Mayor Lugil S. Ragadio, SB Norman M. Cantil who is also the Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and SB Jovy Arlantico, staff of the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO) headed by Ms. Lolita T. Abayan, Barangay Council of Luna and the farmer-members of the association.
The Blessing of the Flatbed Dryer with Palayshed, Mini-tractor, and Multi-thresher of Catanubungan Dakkel Catanubungan Bassit Irrigators Association, meanwhile, was held on January 19, 2018 in Brgy. East Dirita and was solemnized by Fr. Danny Presto witnessed and attended by the Hon. Jaime DC Ramon, Brgy. Kgwd. Committee Chair on Agriculture, MAO staff and various farmers from Brgy. East Dirita.