One of the youngest groups of agripreneurs venturing in mushroom production, the Portal 4-H Club in Rizal, Nueva Ecija sells fresh mushroom in their community. The club started producing mushrooms on March 6, 2019 and now they are able to earn consistently.
The Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) in partnership with Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center of Lupao, Nueva Ecija conducted a briefing on the benefits of the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) to 50 selected farmers in the said municipality on May 17, 2019.
The Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) launched a School-on-the-Air (SOA) on Organic Farming System dubbed as “OA ang Kita sa Organikong Pagsasaka!” in Bataan through the airing of its first episode on April 16, 2019.
“Wala kaming pagkakakitaan tuwing tagtuyot. Merong tubig, pero hindi sapat para sa aming mga pananim (We don’t have a source of income during dry season. We have sources of water, but it is not enough for our farm),” said Carmelita Racuya of Doña Josefa, Palayan City, Nueva Ecija.
BALANGA CITY, BATAAN. One of the activities of the 4-H Club Program is the 4-H Congress and Organizational Strengthening formerly known as Regional Summer Youth Camp. This is an annual activity conducted in recognition to the active participation and involvement of the youth towards nation building.
New corn coordinators of Bulacan and Bataan joined for the first batch of Trainers’ Training on Corn Integrated Crop Management and Post-harvest Technologies on April 10-12, 2019 in Duran Farm, San Ildefonso, Bulacan. A total of 30 participants were armed in advance technologies on corn integrated crop management and post-harvest mechanization.
The Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) stressed the importance of extension management to 30 agricultural extension workers (AEWs) across the region through a training on April 24-26, 2019 in ATI-RTC III, San Ramon, Dinalupihan, Bataan.
The Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL), in partnership with the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), granted water buffaloes to two (2) Learning Sites in Central Luzon on April 10, 2019 in Pampanga and Tarlac.
The rural-based organizations (RBOs) in Central Luzon convened for a consultation workshop to give updates of its activities and harmonize them across the region on April 11-12, 2019 in St. Isidore “The FARMer” in Sta. Ana, Pampanga.