DAVAO DEL NORTE | March 2, 2022. Forty fertilizer and pesticide dealers in Davao del Norte underwent the Accredited Safety Dispenser (ASD) Training on February 16, 2022 at Tagum City.


FPA Regional Officer of Davao Region Marissa Napalit led the ASD training with FPA Deputy Executive Director for Pesticide Eric Divinagracia.


Davao del Norte Provincial Officer Cheery Agrade highlighted in her presentation the FPA mandates, regulatory processes, and penalties for violations while Provincial Officer of Davao de Oro Rustom Tanduyan shared with the participants the proper handling, packaging, and storage of fertilizers. Lastly, Davao Oriental Provincial Officer Junette Cano talked about pesticide poisoning and its management.


Meanwhile, Syngenta Manager Catherine Sumagaysay and Bacphil Planters representative Rey Eniquela explained the safe handling of pesticides and proper fertilizer application, respectively.  


FPA Davao Region encourages dealers to watch out for the succeeding ASD trainings, the schedule of which will be posted in its Facebook page. 

Written by: Rustom Gain A. Tanduyan | Published: 4 March 2022

  Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) Online ISSN: 2815-1674
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