LUZON, Philippines—A benchmarking activity gives the national officers of rural-based organizations (RBOs) a chance to unlearn and level up on their knowledge and determination to help improve agricultural productivity.
SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan—In support to the government's thrust for rice sufficiency in the country, farmers and farmer technicians graduated from the recently held Training Course on the Production of High-quality Inbred Rice Seeds and Farm Mechanization.
MUÑOZ, Nueva Ecija—With the growing need to ensure sustainable food production in the country, the Department of Agriculture (DA) works harder to further capacitate farmers and promote high-yielding technologies on farming.
I was given the opportunity to visit FITS (Farmers Information and Technology Service) centers and farms of our Magsasaka Siyentistas (MS) for the search for the best and the outstanding. I wasn't an evaluator but I forced myself to observe and to notice like someone examining the evidence.
My attention over the "small stuff" supplied me the insights why they are outrunning the rest.