Rudy Quitong, owner of Golden Harvest Farm receives the cheque amounted to PHP300,000 as financial assistance as the newly-certified RCEF-LSA from Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista, ATI Region 6's Center Director.

BANGA, Aklan – Certified just recently as Learning Site for Agriculture under Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF-LSA) is a farm located at Barangay Guinbaliwan, New Washington, Aklan. The Golden Harvest Farm is an irrigated land with a farm size of 1.4766 hectare. The farm is devoted to rice production and it is also integrated with vegetables, herbs and spices, livestock and poultry.

A financial assistance amounting to 300,000 pesos was extended to Rudy Quitong, owner of Golden Harvest Farm last July 16, 2020. This will be used to improve farm facilities to accommodate farmers who are willing learn and increase their knowledge in farming. Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista, ATI Region 6’s Center Director awarded the cheque at the Center’s office in the presence of Alma C. Gorero, Assistant Center Director, Mavillo Z. Villorente, Chief of Partnerships and Accreditation Services Section (PASS), and Lyn G. Bantigue, Agriculturist II.

Farmers can now visit the Golden Harvest Farm and learn various agricultural technologies as it is one of the learning sites of the ATI. Up to date, the Center has a total of 51 LSA certified in Western Visayas.