1st Mindanao organic farming congress, agro-tourism fair slated in Dumingag PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 18 February 2012 14:02

Calling the attention of farmers, agriculturists, students, entrepreneurs, organic farming enthusiasts, and all those who are into sustainable agriculture: here is your chance to attend a comprehensive, value-packed event featuring the latest technologies in organic farming right here in Region 9.

The municipality of Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur will be the venue and host of the 1st Mindanao Sustainable Organic Agriculture Congress and Agro-Eco Tourism Fair which will be held on February 19-22, 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.

Expected to grace the occasion as keynote speaker is no less than Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala.

Registration fee is only P300 to cover three meals (lunches) and the conference kit.

For more information or for reservation, you may contact 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. — LSV /DTI-9