Thu, 01/25/2024 - 14:11


General Santos City- Twenty rice farmers from this city have completed an extensive Season-long Farmer's Field School program, focusing on producing high-quality inbred rice seed and implementing advanced farm mechanization techniques. 

The culmination of their hard work and dedication was celebrated in a graduation ceremony held at the Envirogreen Village Educational Foundation Inc. (EVEFI). Mr. Darryl Ray P. Madera, the TechVoc Department Head of EVEFI, warmly welcomed the esteemed guests and graduates. 

The occasion was also graced by Mr. Randy Sionosa, representing TESDA-SarGen, who officially confirmed the graduates' achievement and delivered an inspirational message that resonated deeply with those in attendance. 

His words of encouragement were a testament to the importance of lifelong learning and the potential for growth within the agricultural sector. 

The presence of Senior Agriculturist Ms. Shirley L. Beldia further highlighted the importance of this graduation ceremony. In her message of support, Ms. Beldia emphasized these farmers' critical role in advancing the agricultural landscape of General Santos City. 

Completing this Season-long Farmer's Field School marks a significant step forward for these dedicated rice farmers and the broader agricultural community in General Santos City. It showcases the city's commitment to enhancing agricultural practices and ensuring sustainable food production in the region.