Corn Farmers’ Field Day in Quirino

Close to 100 farmer members of Poblacion-Villa Sur-Lusod Farmer Association, other corn farmers in Quirino attended the Farmers’ Field Day: Balanced Fertilizer and Pesticide Use Strategy in Corn Production in Quirino on 28 April 2022 in Poblacion, Maddela.

The DA-Cagayan Valley-Quirino Experimental Station (QES) conducted the activity to further promote the success of planting hybrid corn through double-row technology coupled with fertilization and pesticide application.

Package of technologies introduced include Site Specific Nutrient Management, recommended soil analysis, rate of application of different fertilizer interventions (organic, Bio-N, Carrageenan) and Integrated Pest Management through biological control management (metarhizium, isaria, earwigs, trichogramma).  ###