Ilocos Norte farmers benefit from tobacco excise tax share

Farmers in Badoc, Ilocos Norte were all smiles on Thursday as they finally received farm machineries and fertilizers from their municipal government. At least 31 tractors and 4,307 sacks of fertilizers were distributed to all of the villages, purchased using the town’s tobacco excise tax share. “Agyamankami unay kadagitoy a traktor ken abono. Dakkel a tulong kadakami a mannalon (We are thankful for all these tractors and fertilizers. These are great help for us farmers),” said Luciano Gamayo, a resident of Barangay 13-B, Bato. During the distribution, Municipal Agriculturist Leonora…

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