26 DA, PLGU staff join training on Compact Corn Mill
(by Precious Mae C. Gabato  4/24/2019)

Aiming to enhance the practical capability of technical staff, Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) conducted the Skills Training on the Operation, Maintenance and Performance Testing and Evaluation of PHilMech Cornmill last February 18-21.

The Technology Management and Training Division (TMTD) of PHilMech led the activity held at Naga, Camarines Sur.
It was intended for 26 technical staff from the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Provincial Local Government Units (PLGUs) in Luzon.

Participants learned about delivering technical services particularly on the operation, maintenance and conducting performance testing and evaluation of PHilMech Compact Cornmill.

The lecture discussion involved PHilMech and its Integrated Management System (IMS) Policy, Philippine Agricultural Engineering Standards (PAES) for Corn Mill, General Conditions for Test and Inspection for Corn Mill, Performance Testing on the Operation of the PHilMech Corn Mill, Operation, Repair and Maintenance of PHilMech Compact Corn Mill, Overview of the PHilMech Compact Corn Mill, and Technical Specifications of PHilMech Compact Corn Mill.

The skills training was conducted as part of the launching of the PHilMech Regional Technology Management and Demonstration Center (PRTMDC) at the Department of Agriculture, Pili, Camarines Sur.

Participants attended the said launching and received certificates during the closing ceremony at the PRTMDC.

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