Agricultural Services


Provision of Technical/Extension Services

ABOUT THE SERVICE: The Municipal Government of Nueva Era provides free technical/and extension services in the areas of seed certification, soil analysis, crop production/protection, cooperative development , fishery development, organic fertilizer production using trichoderma (compost fungus activator)

A.SEED CERTIFICATION

WHO CAN AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

  • Must be a registered member of a seed grower association
  • Must cultivate an area of not less than 1 hectare

SCHEDULE OF SERVICE:

  • Mondays to Fridays
  • 8:00 AM to 12: Noon
  • 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • ID or any proof of membership in a seed growers association

FEES:

  • 00/kg of seeds analyzed

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

A.SEED CERTIFICATION

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Submit/show requirements and inform seed inspector of the actual date of harvest Confirms presence at the date of harvest 10 minutes Nancy Balauro
2. Gather seed samples in the presence of the seed inspector and turn them over to the seed inspector Receives seed samples, submits them to the seed laboratory for analysis 10 minutes Nancy Balauro
  Analysis/test seed samples, submits them to take seed laboratory for analysis. 15 minutes Nancy Balauro
3. Receive results of the seed analysis and sign logbook Delivers seed tags, discuss results of seed samples analysis with the client 15 minutes Nancy Balauro

 

  1. SOIL ANALYSIS
As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Submit/show requirements and inform agricultural technologist of the actual date of collection of soil sample Confirms presence at the date of collection of soil sample 10 minutes At assigned in that barangay
2. Collect soil sample with the presence of the A.T. and turn over them to the A.T. Receives the soil sample and submit it to the soil laboratory for analysis 10 minutes At assigned in that barangay
  Analyses soil sample and prepares report 15 minutes Personnel at the Soil laboratory
3. Receive results of the soil analysis and sign logbook Delivers and discusses results of soil sample analysis with the client 15 minutes At assigned in that barangay

 

  1. CROP PROTECTION
As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Inform agricultural technologist of the actual date of farm visit for drop protection Confirms presence at the date of crop protection 10 minutes AT’s in the municipality:

Kleng-Kleng Domingo,

Nancy Balauro,

Rufino Corpuz

2. Assist the A.T. during the farm inspection Inspects the farm, the physical appearance of the plants 15 minutes ATs
Analyzes the plants and prepares report 15 minutes ATs
3. Receives results of plant analysis Discusses results of plant analysis with the client and gives appropriate recommendations 30 minutes ATs

 

  1. COMPOSTING
As the client, you; The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Inform agricultural technologist (AT) of the actual date of composting Confirms presence at the date of composting 10 minutes AT assigned in barangay
2. Assist the AT during site inspection Inspects the site for the composting 1 hour AT assigned in barangay
3. Establist compost pit Applies trichoderma to the compost pit 15 minutes AT assigned in barangay
4. Take note of instructions on the maintenance of compost pit Discusses with the client how to maintain the compost pit 15 minutes AT assigned in barangay

 

Provision of Farmers/Fishermen’s Training Programs/Classes

ABOUT THE SERVICE: The municipal government unit of Nueva Era recognizes the need for capability building of its major clienteles: the farmers, fishermen, homemakers and youths to effectively carry out its various programs. The office of the municipal agriculturist is providing trainings and classes that are tailored to the needs of its clients like crop production and protection, cooperative development, farm plan and budgeting, soil analysis, seed certification and composting.

WHO CAN AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

  • Must be a bonafide member of any farmers’/fishermen’s/homemakers and rural youth organization in the barangay
  • Must cultivate an area of not less than 1 hectare

SCHEDULE OF SERVICE:

  • Training schedule determined by the office of the municipal agriculturist


REQUIREMENT/S:
None
FEES: None

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Disseminate information on the schedule of training Prepares and sends a letter of invitation to the association target participants 5 minutes Rufino D. Corpuz
  Notifies and distributes letter of invitations to qualified participant 8 hours All ATs
2. Confirm attendance Conducts the training 8 hours Technical working group

 

Provision of Production Loan

ABOUT THE SERVICE: One of the important components in improving the agricultural industry is the provision of production loan to farmer-clients. The municipal government of Nueva Era loans out seed and fertilizers with the purpose of helping the farmers attain a bountiful yield and consequently, a higher income.

WHO CAN AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

  • Must be an active member of any farmers association in the barangay
  • No past unpaid loans
  • Must be included in the master list of farmers in the barangay
  • Must attend farmers classes conducted in the barangay

REQUIREMENT/S: None

FEES: None

 HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. File loan application with the A.T. at the barangay Evaluates loan application 10 minutes A.T. assigned
Recommends approval of loan application 5 minutes ATs/MAO
Approves loan application 5 minutes Mayor Caroline A. Garvida
  Prepares MOA and promissory note 10 minutes Task Force production loan
2. Sign MOA and promissory note Signs MOA and forwards the same to the municipal mayor 30 minutes Mayor Caroline A. Garvida
Schedules the distribution of production loan for May and August 10 minutes Mayor Caroline A. Garvida/AT Nancy Balauro
3. Receive the production loan at the municipal hall Distributes production loan 8 hours SB member, Municipal Mayor, MAO’S staff

 

Provision of Planting Materials to Sustain the Clean and

Green Program

 ABOUT THE SERVICE: The municipal government of Nueva Era has established nurseries for different kinds/varieties of flowering, ornamental, medicinal plants, fruit and forest trees to be given to constituents of Nueva Era in order to sustain the beautification component of the clean and green program.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Approved letter-request by the municipal mayor for communal projects

FEES: None

 HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Submit approved letter-request Receives letter-request, records the number and kind of seedlings 10 minutes Nursery personnel in-charge
2. Undergo interview Interviews client and validates the project 20 minutes Nursery personnel in-charge
Verifies the availability of seedling stock 10 minutes Nursery personnel in-charge
3. Receive seedlings and sign logbook Releases the seedlings to the client 30 minutes Nursery personnel in-charge

 

Animal Disease Prevention and Consultation Services

ABOUT THE SERVICE: Provides technical assistance to livestock raisers by vaccination, deworming, treatment and disease surveillance of animals.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Approved letter-request by the municipal mayor for communal projects

FEES: No fees are required

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Inquires on the vaccination and deworming schedule Sets vaccination and deworming schedule to the Punong Barangay thru the barangay contact leaders Half day AT assigned in the barangay
2. At the time of vaccination, presents the animal at the vaccination site Assesses the animal health status and gets important information such as name of owner ,sex and age of the animal 5 minutes/farmer AT In-charge

All ATs

3. Assist the vaccinator Vaccinates or deworms the animal 5 minutes/animal AT In-charge

 

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “GULAYAN SA BARANGAY”

ABOUT THE SERVICE: Encourage community people especially the farmers to engage in vegetable production to solve malnutrition and unemployment in the municipality and increase their family ‘s income.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • He is an active farmer and member of farmers Organization
  • Able to pay
  • Accessibility of the farm
  • Willing to enter to a MOA

FEES: Plant now pay later scheme

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Attend meeting Conducts meeting with PB’s re:planning info drive per Sitio 2 hours Rufino D. Corpuz and staff
2. Presents possible area for validation Scouts and validates vegetable production areas 1 hour Rufino D. Corpuz
3. Prepares the land Monitors the preparation of the site 1 hour AT assigned in the barangay
4. Withdraws the needed vegetable seeds Provides vegetable seeds and organic fertilizer 20 minutes AT assigned in the barangay
5. Plants and maintains the established “Gulayan” Monitors, evaluates and documents the continuity of the project Once a week AT assigned in the barangay

 

Organization and Revitalization of Association

ABOUT THE SERVICE: Empowering existing associations and organizing of new associations with potentials, to maximize their capabilities through technical support and assistance.

REQUIREMENT/S:

  • Project Proposal

FEES:  No fees are required

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE:

As the client, you: The responsible office It will take Person(s) responsible
1. Attends meeting upon notice Conducts meeting 3 hours AT assigned in the area
2. Prepares project proposal Assists the association in the preparation of project proposal