The Agricultural Training Institute, Department of Agriculture, Region 4A formally requested the rights to utilize the mobile application developed by the Department of Computer Studies through collaborative student-faculty research by Mr. Adrian C. Ganton, Mr. Johnriel R. Lubigan, Mr. Patrick J. Mangubat, Mr. Kenneth E. Molina, and Mr. Genson P. Mendoza.
The project named as Green How’s, an Android application for gardening with the decision support system. The said application has random helpful tips and facts about gardening, this recommends plants that are best to grow based on the crop calendar, this also displays the list of crops that can be planted based on the inputs of the user on different conditions such as crop care, climate type, soil type, sun exposure, vegetable type, soil hardiness, and life cycle, furthermore, this provides a notification feature that estimated the date of harvest and watering of the plants recorded on the log-sheet.
The adoption of the application was held last October 7, 2019, at the Agricultural Training Institute, Department of Agriculture, Region 4A, Trece Martires City, Cavite. This formally participated by the developers, headed by Mr. Genson P. Mendoza, Ms. Herchel A. Aquines, Program Coordinator of the DCS, Mr. Joven B. Cajigas, Chairperson of the DCS, Dr. Rolando V. Maningas, Information Officer III, Janine L. Cailo, Information Officer II, and Romeo D. Rodil, Training Specialist III.
(Left) The turnover activity was preceded with a discussion and (Right) followed by the signing of the agreement participated by the Developers, the Department of Computer Studies Officers, and the Agricultural Training Institute, Department of Agriculture, Region 4A Officials.
According to the ATI, DA R4A, the said project will be used, as a support tool in the agricultural training needs. The agreement will be an opportunity for the faculty members and students in serving their capabilities to create useful software for the society and to promote professional relationships with the government agencies.