SIGMA, Capiz – Twenty-three farmers from Barangay Amaga, Sigma, Capiz, Philippines have recently completed their Season-long Training of Farmers on Integrated Pest Management and Social Mobilization in support of the Rice Clustering Program of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
In a message during their graduation ceremony on Sept. 16, Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco said the training would hopefully give farmers with needed techniques and skills on farming to make them more productive in their yield and thus, boost their income.
The governor thanked the agricultural workers who facilitated the training, which was held every Friday of the week and lasted for four months.
The training was conducted by the regional office of the Department of Agriculture with the assistance of the provincial and municipal agricultural offices. Larry Nacionales of the DA regional office came to grace the graduation ceremony.
by Froilan Unarce, Provincial Press Bureau
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