The farmer-beneficiaries are required to present empty sacks of their purchased fertilizer from a DA- accredited store, official receipt of purchase, empty sack of rice seeds, Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture stub and, valid ID in order to avail themselves of the free farm inputs from the Municipal Agricultural Office. “During this time of pandemic, farmers are very important because you are the ones who are feeding us” says Capiz Gov. Esteban Contreras on June 26. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-WESTERN VISAYAS “In other region, the farmer-beneficiaries (are) selling (the) fertilizer they received from the national government,” DA-6 executive director Remelyn Recoter said during the ceremonial turn-over. The RRP’s inputs subsidy is under DA’s Plant, Plant, Plant Program), or also known as the Ahon Lahat, Pagkaing Sapat Kontra COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) which aims to boost the local rice production amid the pandemic. ILOILO City – Rice farmers in Jamindan, Capiz received seeds and fertilizers support under the Rice Resiliency Project (RRP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).A total of 8,346 bags of urea fertilizers, certified inbred seeds for 1,481 hectares and hybrid seeds for 50 hectares were turned-over to the local government unit of Jamindan town on June 26, the DA in Region 6 said. “During this time of pandemic, farmers are very important because you are the ones who are feeding us,” Gov. Esteban Contreras said to the farmers of Jamindan during the event. (With a report from PIA/PN)
Tuesday, following an FBI briefing governor Ron DeSantis, said Russian hackers gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 presidential election.Gov. DeSantis added that the hackers didn’t manipulate any data and the election results weren’t compromised.Additionally, he noted that he signed an agreement with the FBI not to disclose the names of the counties, but elections officials in those counties are aware of the intrusions.The hackers gained access through a spearfishing email after a worker clicked a link.Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has previously stated that at least one Florida county had been hacked.Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election also said hackers gained access to the network of at least one county in Florida.No other information is available.