CALATAGAN, Batangas - Corn and sugarcane are two of the most important crops in this municipality, with one-third of farmers, depending on corn and sugarcane as their major source of livelihood. However, due to traditional farming practices on harvesting, farmers are used to burn corn and sugarcane by-products; thus, contributing to the effects of greenhouse gases.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - A total of 114 rice farmers and AEWs attended the series of Rice Crop Manager (RCM) briefings last May 7-9, 2019 in six municipalities of Laguna namely Kalayaan, Lumban, Pakil, Paete, Sta. Cruz, Pagsanjan, and three municipalities in Quezon province particularly, Pitogo, General Luna and Macalelon.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, CAVITE - Twenty-nine Rice Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) of Cavite, Batangas, Rizal and Laguna participated in the “Capability Enhancement Course for Rice AEWs Batch 1.”
PITOGO, Quezon- To enhance the knowledge and skills of the farmers in Pitogo, Quezon on organic agriculture, the Agricultural Training Institute Region IV-A together with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist of Quezon and Local Government of Pitogo through the Municipal Agriculture Office launched the Farmers' Field School (FFS) on Integrated Diversified Organic Farming System (IDOFS).
GUMACA, Quezon – A pilot project of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office (DA RFO) IV-A through the assistance of Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) and Agricultural Program Coordinating Officer (APCO) Quezon, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CaLaBaRZon joins the launching of coconut model farm on May 7, 2019 in this municipality.
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite - The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center IV-A once again spearheaded a free seminar to all interested individuals in Region IV-A who are on the lookout for livelihood opportunities.
CALAMBA CITY, Laguna - A total of 30 representatives from the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Centers and OPA in the region completed the “Regional Training of Trainers on Rice Advisory Services” held from April 21 to 24, 2019 at Dona Jovita Garden Resort in this city.
PANGIL, Laguna - The annual gathering of 4Hers in the region once again showcased different talents and innovative projects of youth in agriculture.
BACOOR CITY, Cavite - "Napakarami pong kaalaman na natutunan at champion na mga facilitators, ibang klaseng mga resource speakers. Excited na po akong maibahagi ang kaalaman hindi lamang sa magsasaka, kundi sa kanilang mga tagapag-mana, para po hindi 57 years old ang age level ng farmers kundi millenial farmers na."