SOLANO, Nueva Vizcaya. With the aim of increasing productivity and promoting hybrid rice, series of technical briefing were conducted at Quezon and Osmena, Solano, Bagabag and Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya. It was held on February 7, 8, 21 and 27, 2019 respectively.
About 439 farmer-participants attended the briefings. Farmers were able to enhance their knowledge on updated technologies on hybrid rice production. They were also provided with rice crop manager recommendations as their basis in the management of their rice crop this incoming season.
In support to rice hybridization, around 160 bags of hybrid rice seeds from DA-RFO 02 were distributed to the farmers during the briefing.
Participants expressed their appreciation as they felt inclusivity in the government development undertaking.