Jagna produces graduates of long season farming course
By Gegorio a. Tavera
JAGNAâ€”This municipality produced recently 31 successful learners in the short term course on long season farming.
Most of the participants came Mayana, said to be this municipalityâ€™s flower and vegetable barangay. Other participants came nearby villages completing a 12 hectic days comprehending lessons wrapped up in lectures and practicum methodology.
This agri-technological venture was sponsored by the Department of Agri-
culture (DA). The Harvest Corp., a private entity also augmented the activity to enhance skills and farming technology on the part of the participants. Some Harvest technicians provided essential monetary and moral assistance in the training period.
The graduation rites was primarily attended by the family and supporters of the farmer learners. Other interested farm workers of neighboring Lonoy and Cabungaan were also present. Other spectators included the representatives from different offices of the Local Government Unit (LGU) here with functions relative to agri-industrial activities.
The affair in barangay Mayana was graced with the presence of the local executive Mayor Exuperio Lloren and wife Nimfa with Vice-Mayor Teofisto Pagar. With the group were all the members of the Sangguniang Bayan
headed by Kag. Pacheco Rances, municipal council's chairman in agriculture.
Mayor Lloren in his inspirational words expressed his heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the organizer of this activity. The mayor also lauded the participants of the big task geared towards the enrichment of the economic status of the people especially the farmers who are the backbone of the country.
"What you have been doing here nowadays should be continued tomorrow and the days to come for our own good. This is the local administration's challenge to uplift the standard of living especially the marginal farmers as most of our townspeople are engaged in this activity of life,â€ Mayor Lloren said. This training under the greenhouse and in open field farming on high valued commercial crop was made possible with the efforts of the chief of the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO) Camilo Rizano with the staff and technicians as the front liners of the undertaking.
The DA awarded the greenhouse and other facilities to the MAO purposely for the open field project on crop protection technology would prosper as indicated by the demonstration of the technicians and other facilitators.
Liza Quirog, provincial agriculturist, attended the affair with Daisy Dabalos the representative of Engr. Eugene Cahiles project manager of Bohol Agricultural Promotion Center (BAPC) who was in Iloilo.
Clarissa Jomilo, representative of Harvest Corp. also a technician and a training lecturer was accompanied by her assistant Eddie Parado who also graced the occasion. Linkback: https://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/index.php?topic=25751.0