ATI-Regional Training Center II Supports RCEF Farm Schools with IEC Materials

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CAGAYAN VALLEY -- Aside from disseminating information, education and communication (IEC) materials on Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) and rice technology updates, flipchart on palaycheck system were packaged, reproduced and distributed to farm schools conducting the modified farmers’ field school.

The flipchart of palaycheck system is used by the farm school owners as guide in teaching their farmer-enrollees. Said flipchart presents the best key technology and management practices as key checks.
Farm schools were also given posters of rice growth stages, major diseases of rice and helpful organisms helpful for them in teaching farmers on the cultural management of rice and management of pests and diseases.

The farm school owners also received IEC materials on how to grow palay for distribution to their farmer-enrollees. (Claris M. Alaska)

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