51 Rice Farmers finished 18-week Farmers Field School at Pinamungahan, Cebu.

Created on Wednesday, 28 December 2022

The training, conducted by the Rice Program of the Department of Agriculture-Central Visayas, in collaboration with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Pinamungahan, the participating rice farmers learned new technologies on rice production by following the nine (9) PalayCheck Systems and the Agro Ecosystem Analysis o AESA.

DA7 Regional Technical Director, Engr. Cirilo Namoc, in his message during the graduation ceremony, farming is a science-based technology approach, from land preparation, to planting to harvesting. The DA is aiming for an increase in local food production.

Mayor Ana Jessica Baricuatro, said farmers need to upgrade their knowledge and skills in rice production and the application of their learning in their respective rice field.

On the other hand, Provincial Rice Coordinator Joseph Dela Cerna, said that age is not a hindrance to continue learning most especially on new farming technologies, since learning is a continuous process and across time there are changes or upgraded technologies.

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