“We will continue to buy palay as high as P19 per kilo, at 14 percent moisture content, from our farmers to assure them of bigger earnings, and if need be pick up their produce at a designated area in their barangay,” said Secretary Dar during an impromptu meeting with farmer-leaders, who are selling their palay at the NFA warehouse in Tarlac City on September 14, 2020.

“We have instructed NFA offices nationwide, through Administrator Judy Dansal, to offer transport services for farmers who cannot deliver their produce to the agency’s warehouses, and likewise avail of its drying facilities,” said Secretary Dar, who concurrently chairs the NFA Council.

READ: https://www.da.gov.ph/da-nfa-intensifies-palay-buying-to-maintain-prices-assure-farmers-bigger-earnings/