MAF crops staff undergo training on machinery and equipment facilitated by Blue Bird Company

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The MAF Crop staff received training on machinery and equipment facilitated by Blue Bird Company in close collaboration with MDF – Market Development Facility project funded by Australian Government.

The Crops ACEO Mr. Tanu Toomata, officially opened the workshop to highlight the importance of this training for Crop staff and acknowledge the Blue Bird Company and Market Development Facility (MDF) for taking the lead to organize and facilitate this significant traiThe MAF Crop staff received training on machinery and equipment that Blue Bird Company enabled in close collaboration with MDF – Market Development Facility project funded by Australian Government.

The Crops ACEO Mr. Tanu Toomata, officially opened the workshop to highlight the importance of this training for Crop staff and acknowledge the Blue Bird Company and Market Development Facility (MDF) for taking the lead to organizing and facilitating this significant training as it is an integral part of Crops staff capacity building. A brief presentation was delivered by Mr. Lenatai Levine Siemu a Blue Bird Company representative.

The training aims to deliver information for better awareness regarding the agricultural machinery and equipment available at the Blue Bird Company, intending that the MAF extension and advisory staff will improve and be promoted. In this training, they have learned how to use the equipment based on field visits to learn how to sustain these products properly.

Palaialii Toilolo Frank Lesa, the MDF representative, mentioned that this training is part of the market component of the MDF project to promote relevant tools and equipment suited to support agricultural farms.

It was a great day for the staff as they learned more knowledge on how to maintain the chainsaws and weed eater, which is very crucial to any products that MAF purchases or farmers to use to keep appropriately.

The presentations through practical demonstrations show some of the new technologies that the Blue Bird Company sells, such as Rotovator or hand-tractor, driller, chainsaw, weed eater, mist blower, and wood chipper.

Due to critical deliverables by the trainer, the most important of all is to consider and prioritize the safety precautions of those using the machinery and equipment to avoid any physical problems that may occur, as it is an integral part of Crops staff capacity building. A brief presentation was delivered by Mr. Lenatai Levine Siemu a Blue Bird Company representative.

The training aims to deliver information for better awareness regarding the agricultural machinery and equipment available at the Blue Bird Company, intending that the MAF extension and advisory staff will improve and be promoted. In this training, they have learned how to use the equipment based on field visits to learn how to sustain these products properly.

Palaialii Toilolo Frank Lesa, the MDF representative, mentioned that this training is part of the market component of the MDF project to promote relevant tools and equipment suited to support agricultural farms.

It was a great day for the staff as they learned how to maintain the chainsaws and weed eater, which is crucial to any products that MAF purchases or farmers use to keep appropriately.

The presentations through practical demonstrations show some of the new technologies that the Blue Bird Company sells, such as Rotovator or hand-tractor, driller, chainsaw, weed eater, mist blower, and wood chipper.

Due to key deliverables by the trainer, the most important of all is to consider and prioritize the safety precautions of those using the machinery and equipment to avoid any physical problems.