University official pushes agri-tech studies on students

July 10, 2012 11:03 pm 

ECHAGUE, Isabela, July 10 – The officer-in-charge of Isabela State University (ISU)is pushing an agricultural technology studies to agri students in order to become productive while still studying.

OIC- ISU President Romeo Quilang said the university will not only be concentrated on academic studies but also pushing technology studies on agricultural production as the technology to be learned will be used in their respective residences.

Among the studies pushed are hog, goat, cattle raising; rice, corn, mungbean and other agriculturally-grown products in the country.

“Once our students are provided with basic knowledge and technologies on agriculture, we can help them and their families earn income and become productive while studying”, Quilang said.

He said the university is doing its share of providing the knowledge needed by students once enrolled in the university in order for them to become competitive in the job arena.

Quilang lauded students who enrolled in agriculture courses as these are seen to be in-demand in other countries of the world.

The university has offered free tuition fee to students who enroll in agricultural courses, which are now gaining positive results.(PNA) /CTB/SCD/MEdale/mba/mec

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