ZDS Outstanding IA starts its 16-week Field School on Vegetable Production

The Nagkahiusang Irrigators Association (IA) of Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur, an outstanding IA Awardee for CY 2021 starts its 16-week season long training on Vegetable Production.

As an awardee, the IA received a 1-million worth of IA model farm which includes a program training on High Valued Crops or Vegetable Farming. With that, 40 trainees composed of IA Officers / Board of Trustees and selected members undergo a Field School on Vegetable Production which started on October 26, 2022, and will end on February 2, 2023, held at Brgy Lower Usogan, Tambulig, Zamboanga del Sur.

The facilitator of the said training is Mr. Rudy Macalisang from the Tambulig Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO). The farmers get to meet once weekly for a duration of 16 weeks. The training was made possible with the collaborative efforts of Zamboanga del Sur Irrigation Management Office (ZDS IMO) headed by Engr. Benedicto Isagani O. Pulis Jr, its Institutional Development and Engineering Units, and the Salug River Irrigation System (SARIS), with the support of Top Management of NIA-IX Regional Office headed by Regional Manager Salome Naragas Layasan .