PIGCAWAYAN, NORTH COTABATO --- Agriculture Secretary William "Manong Willie" Dar visited Midpapan-Balogo Farmers Association (MidBal FA) to give them supplementary information about the latest programs of the agency which aim to uplift the rice industry.

Manong Willie told officers and members of the MidBal FA that the national government is always behind them in their plight to continuously increase their rice productivity.

"Mahal na mahal kayo ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte," the secretary assured them.

He also recognized the province North Cotabato as one of the country's top rice producers.