Seminar – Workshop to Enhance Organic Mango Production Conducted

Morrimer Nimenzo Daag

San Marcelino, Zambales - Twenty researchers participated in the seminar – workshop titled “Assessment of Productivity Enhancement Measures (PEMs) on Mango Trees in Central Luzon” at Organic Mango Center, Ramon Magsaysay Technological University (RMTU – SM) San Marcelino campus on July 3, 2017.

The objectives of seminar –workshop were to address the issues on unproductive tress and to make a counter measures on productivity enhancement particularly in region 3.

The participants of the said seminar workshop were from the State Universities and Colleges, such as Central Luzon State University, Bataan Peninsula State University, Pampanga State Agricultural University, Bulacan Agricultural State College, Tarlac Agricultural State University, and RMTU as lead agency.

During the seminar-workshop, lectures on “Rehabilitation Techniques for Unproductive Mango Trees” and Integrated Pest Management (IPM’s) protocol were carried out. The participants were provided with the monitoring forms to ensure uniform data to be gathered.

Meanwhile, to ensure the success of project implementation, the seminar workshop briefed the program implementers about technologies/measures to be implemented. The implementers will then develop their respective implementing procedures considering uniqueness of environmental and mango trees conditions in their respective locations.


A total of 344 units of Farm were granted (zero equity) to 120 Farmers Organization at Department of Agriculture-ROS, Paraiso, Tarlac, Last June 21, 2017. These farm machineries were funded by the Department of Agriculture-Regional Office. It was claimed as “The Biggest”, so far, in the history of the province as stated by Governor Susan A. Yap.

This program aims “To Attain Rice Sufficiency Thru; increase crop yield, increase cropping intensity, reduce crop post production losses, increase productivity of labor, and to enable full utilization of farm products and

Farm Machinery Granted to Farmers