The outreach program of the Sugar Regulatory Administration will again conduct a series of seminars on Sugarcane Farm Management to enhance efficiency and sustainability of sugarcane production from July to September 2009, an SRA press release said.
The seminars will be held at the SRA facility in La Granja, La Carlota City, with the first batch slated July 14 to 16.
Cost reduction measures, organic farming updates, vermin-composting, bio-organic fertilizer production, beneficial micro-organism application, and the use of indigenous fertilizers as alternatives to chemical fertilizers, the press release said.
The training fee is P3,000 to cover cost of food, training materials, handbook, T-shirt, and air-conditioned accommodation at Balay OPSI dormitory.
Interested farmers, planters, farm personnel, farm technicians, and agrarian reform beneficiaries may contact SRA Bacolod through 708-0662 and 433-6887 or SRA La Granja through 735-0132 and 735-0142, for reservations and inquiries, the press release said.*