Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico “Mic” L. Petilla turns over farm machineries to 21 farmers associations in Leyte on February 9, 2021 such as farm wheel tracer, walk-behind transplanter, riding type and combine harvester from the Philippine Center for Post-harvest Development and Mechanization (Phil. MEC),  a program  of  the Rice  Competitive Enhancement Fund, a program of the Department of Agriculture. Mr. Nicomedes Alde, President of Sitio Sogod Farmers Association (SISOFA) receives the three farm machineries for Sitio Sogod, Barangay District 4, Babatngon, Leyte. With the governor are Mr. Joel Dator, Head, Facility Management  and Field Operation Division, Phi Mech, Dir. Elvira Torres, Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulations, DA-08, Mr. Larry Sultan, Regional Technical Director for Operations, DA-8,  Hon. Jun Jun Dolina, who represents Palo Mayor Frances Ann Petilla, Ms. Barbara Bañez who also represents Senator Cynthia Villar and  Ms. Imelda “Mimi” Sievert, OIC of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist . The turnover was held at the View Deck Macarthur Park Candahug, Palo,Leyte. (Gina P. Gerez)