A total of 106 rice farmers from Barangays Aringay, Salapungan, Malanduage, and Dagupan of Kabacan in Cotabato successfully finished their season-long farmers’ field school (FFS) facilitated by the participants of the Rice Specialists’ Training Course (RSTC) Batch 13 under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Rice Extension Service Program (RCEF-RESP).

In their Field Day and Mass Graduation yesterday, July 22, 2022, the FFS farmers and RSTC participants conducted cross field visits among the four barangays, and convened in the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Satellite Station XII for the graduation ceremony. The program likewise highlighted the testimonials of the farmer cooperators and recognized the top performing farmers in each barangay.

The activity was attended by representatives from the University of Southern Mindanao, ATI XII, PhilRice Nueva Ecija, PhilRice Midsayap, and Local Government Unit of Kabacan.
(DA-PhilRice Midsayap, FB)