30 farmers from Las nieves, Agusan del Norte, gained more knowledge after graduating from the Short Course on Pest and Nutrient Management in Rice conducted under Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Rice Extension Service Program (RCEF-RESP) Extension Program.

A variety of topics and hands-on activities about pest management and proper pest and nutrient management were undertaken by the participants from March 6 – 10, 2023.

According to Ronald T. Villasi, 36, farmer from Brgy. Malicato is very grateful that he was taught Agroecosystem Analysis (AESA) and Minus One Element Technique (MOET). In addition, the hands-on activities have a big impact because they have tried the right methods of these new technologies.

It’s only a week’s training, but what I’ve learned will use me for years to come. ” He said “ This knowledge, can’t steal mine. “

Ang Short Course on Pest and Nutrient Management in Rice gipahigayon sa RCEF Extension Program pinaagi sa DA-PhilRice Agusan. (FB, DA-PhilRice Agusan)