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Maximizing machinery use to improve rice production

The growing support towards rice farmers continue in Bohol and Negros Oriental. In view of intensifying local farmer technicians (LFTs) knowledge and skills on how to use rice machineries, two batches of training for Rice Crop Establishment using Mechanical Transplanter were conducted in Bohol and Negros Oriental on 12 – 16 April 2021 and 19 - 23 April 2021, respectively.

Corn Farming Training in Top Corn Producers Provinces in Central Visayas

Cebu is the top producer of corn in Central Visayas, while Negros Oriental comes next after Cebu. Next to rice, corn is the second staple food for us, Filipinos. Households in the rural areas engage in corn production for their own consumption. However, increase of corn productivity has always been the primary concern in every agricultural development effort.

25 AEWs complete TOT on Rice Production, Seed Certification, and Farm Mechanization in NegOr

Central Visayas - Twenty-five participants were trained on a 12-day intensive Training of Trainers (TOT) on Production of High Quality Inbred Rice, Seed Certification, and Farm Mechanization. The training was held on 15 – 26 March 2021 in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental. The training was a combination of face to face and online lectures.