Farmers’ Field School on Sustainable Pig Farming

The Agricultural Training Institute, Region IV-A in cooperation with the Provincial Veterinary Office of Cavite and the City Agriculturist of Gentrias held the graduation program of Farmers’ Field School on Sustainable Pig Farming with its forty-three (43) graduates, eleven (11) males and thirty two (32) females on January 11, 2018 at Sunny Brook Subdivision, San Francisco, City of General Trias, Cavite. With P45,000 fund, the four months training started last September 2017 every Wednesday of each week. The trainees were taught how to ferment fish and plants to be used as feeds for pigs. Ms. Marites P. Cosico, Center Director of Agricultural Training Institute, Region IV-A and Dr. Ruth S. Miclat Sonaco, Center Director of Agricultural Training Institute-ITCPH (Institute Training Center for Pig Husbandry) were the guests of honors. Mayor Antonio A. Ferrer and Congressman Luis “Jhonjhon” Ferrer of District VI sent their respective representatives together with City Councilor Walter Martinez. Dr. Gloria Digma, OIC Provincial Veterinarian and Nerissa P. Marquez, City Agriculturist 1 of General Trias also graced the event.