FARMING IS INTERESTING AND ALL SHOULD LEARN TO UNDERSTAND THAT WITHOUT FARMERS THERE IS NO GOOD FOOD …
While agriculture is important for a number of reasons, it is equally important for farmers and agriculture organizations to collect data. Having an understanding of the plant and to have an understanding of the type of plant that is being grown and a means to track the good, and bad, produce from seed to store.
Philippine have huge land and more importantly its extremely fertile land with no shortage of water.
WHY FARMERS NEED TRAINING?
The capacity of farmers to save and invest is very low. The agricultural productivity is low due to low use of inputs. The farmers therefore, need training to increase productivity and efficiency in agriculture. This need is increasing over the years with the rise in use of fertilizers, mechanisation and rise in prices.
WHAT IS THE AVERAGE EARNINGS OF THE FARMERS IN PHILIPPINES COMPARED TO THE DEVELOPED COUNTRIES?
According to salary data for farmers, ranchers and other agricultural managers from May 2016, the average salary is $75,790 a year. In contrast, they make a median salary of $66,360, with half getting lower salaries and half being paid more.
Philippine farmers are short-changed by middle man so called businessman that are “trying to help the farmers to their advantage” this we are referring to big boys in the business!!!
Time has come to train this farmers….
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO PROMOTE AND ENHANCE FARMING IN PHILIPPINES?
The evolution from agriculture to agribusiness has brought with it numerous benefits. These include reduced drudgery for laborers; the release of workers for nonagricultural endeavors; a better quality of food and fibers; a greater variety of products; improved nutrition; and increased mobility of people.
Please do put some thoughts into this:
- Good farmers bring good food to your table
- Good farmers don’t cheat on the quality of farming
- Good farmers are not good entrepreneurs – so be fair to them
- Good farmers needs help from the best!!!
IBARRA is now dedicated to help this farmers in Surigao – Togbongon first – how they can be a good entrepreneur and at the same time enhancing their farming for better standard of living!!
TIME IS NOW – to educate, enrich and empower this poor farmers to have a better life!!
Article by: FINWAZE.