"To enhance and institutionalize the e-Extension system in agriculture, fisheries, and natural resources for optimal application, utilization and exchange among users and partners."

Department Order No. 03 series of 2007 designates the Agricultural Training Institute as lead agency for the provision of e-Extension services in collaboration with the various agencies, bureaus and organizational units of the DA. This is to integrate and harmonize ICT-based extension delivery system for agriculture and fisheries.

Farmers' Contact Center
Kaagapay ninyo sa usaping pang-agrikultura
call 1 800 10 982 2474
text 0920 946 2474
email: info@e-extension.gov.ph

Abaca Nursery Establishment

abaca nursery establishmentOnline Course on Abaca Nursery Establishment

Abaca is well recognized for its functional and ecological importance. It has positively contributed to our economy that expands its market both domestic and export.

Thus the growing demand for abaca increases the demand for planting materials either for newly opened abaca farms or to replenish those that were once destroyed by pests and diseases or to expand existing plantations.

This two-module course introduces the cultural and management practices in establishing an abaca nursery that includes site selection and preparation, propagation techniques, fertilization, maintenance and harvesting.

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