DA taps experts for cacao ‘School-on-the-Air’
THE Department of Agriculture in Region 11 (DA-11) has tapped experts to build-up content of its School-on-the-Air (SOA) program for cacao production.
Renowned cacao-production expert Peter Cruz has joined DA “farmcaster” Antonio Arquio Jr. in discussing the cacao-production module during the SOA aired over its daily radio program.
Cruz is the technical manager of Kennemer Foods International, a leading buyer of cacao beans for domestic and export markets. He handles the company’s production and crop protection division and trains a technical group consisting of cacao doctors, field technicians and nursery supervisors.
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