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Written by: Cristy Tolentino
Photos by: Bryan Arcilla and HVCDP staff

Some 40 farmers from the municipalities of Batangas attended the one day training on package of technology (POT) on vegetable production on April 17 at the Planning and Monitoring conference room, STIARC, Lipa City, Batangas.

“l am hopeful that this POT will be of great help to our participating farmers in this province. Rest assured that the Department of Agrìculture – Calabarzon is willing to go all the way in order to achieve our goal of attaining food sufficiency,” said Engr. Redeliza Gruezo in her message during the opening program. Engr. Gruezo Is the Regional coordinator of High Value Crops Development Program of the region.

Speaker on production/ cultural management, pest and post harvest handling and processing and marketing particularly “PINAKBET” production was discussed by Ms. Gina Rosarda of Cavite Agricultural and Research Experimental Station (CARES).