Dumingag to host first organic agri confab

Posted on Friday, February 17th, 2012 and is filed under Lead Stories. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/17 February 2012—Dumingag town in Zamboanga del Sur will be the host of the 1st Mindanao Sustainable Organic Agriculture Congress and Agro-Eco Tourism Fair set on 19 to 22 February 2012.

The four-day event will feature experiential-based demonstrations on bio-fertilizer and home-made pesticides preparation, ADLAI cultivation, modified system rice intensification, among other organic farming technologies.

The convention is expected to gather hundreds of farmers, agriculturists, students, entrepreneurs, organic farming enthusiasts, and all others who are into sustainable agriculture, as the event is a comprehensive, value-packed event featuring the latest technologies in organic farming.

Expected to grace the occasion as keynote speaker is no less than the secretary of the agriculture department, Sec. Proceso J. Alcala.

Interested participants are pegged a registration fee of P300 to cover three meals (lunches) and the conference kit. More information and reservation may be sought from the event organizer, Mindanao Network for Sustainable Organic Farming Systems (MINSOFS)  c/o Mr. Ruel Halanes at 0919-689-2938, (062) 211.2643, (062) 211.2093.  (Lowell Vallecer, DTI-9)

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