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    Build more farm schools: DA-ATI exec

    PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—The head of the Department of Agriculture’s training arm in MIMAROPA Region (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) is encouraging farmers to help in the government’s thrust to teach more people to become farmers themselves by setting up learning sites and farm schools. Pat Andrew Barrientos, Center Director of the Agriculture Training Institute (ATI) in the region said there is a huge need of farming institutions nationwide even as the government is allocating over P70...  Read More...

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    MIMAROPA farm learning sites boost cooperation

    PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN. Agriculture learning sites in the MIMAROPA Region (Region 4B: Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) have banded together to further boost cooperation and exchange ideas in an effort to strengthen the Philippine government’s partners in promoting agriculture.The regional event also saw the election of a new set of officials who will steer the organization in the interim.The formation of an organization of farm schools and learning sites in the region was among the...  Read More...

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    Mulching helps plants survive extreme heat and more

    One of the best, and cheapest, drought-resistant measures for gardens is applying mulch. Mulched gardens grow healthier, have more fertile soil, have fewer weeds, and have an overall enhanced visual appeal. A mulch is a layer of material applied to the surface of soil. When done properly, mulching allows us gardeners to spend less time watering, weeding, and fighting pest problems. READ: Take the Organic Agriculture NCII Course at the AGREA Farm SchoolHere are some of the functions and...  Read More...

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    Pioneers in agri business education in the Philippines

    MAJAYJAY, LAGUNA. Lead trainers from AGREA Farm School and Assessment Center, together with ATI Learning Site cooperators and TESDA Farm School trainers from all over the Philippines, passed the competency assessment for Agroentrepreneurship NC II and Agroentrepreneurship NC III.“This is the powerhouse lead batch of Agroentrepreneurship NCII and NCII passers in the Philippines. They are among the very first certified agri entrepreneurs in the whole country,” says Keneth de Graci...  Read More...

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    DOT accredits 3 Marinduque farms as agri-tourism destinations

    BOAC, MARINDUQUE. The Department of Tourism (DOT) MIMAROPA underscores farm tourism as one of the fastest growing sectors in the Philippines, and with this announced the accreditation of three local farms as the first DOT-accredited agri-tourism farm sites in Marinduque and MIMAROPA.The first and newest DOT-accredited agri-tourism farm sites are (1) AGREA Farm Estate in Brgy. Cawit, (2) DMDC Farm in Brgy.   Read More...