2018 AgriTalk Iloilo





More than 500 individuals, composing of farmers, students, and farming enthusiasts, attended the 2018 AgriTalk on 12 May 2018 in Iloilo City. AgriTalk was organized by the Manila Bulletin, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR), and Regional Field Office (RFO) 6.

Welcoming the attendees were Dr. Peter Sobrevega, DA-RFO 6 Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulation; and Mr. Zac Sarian, veteran agriculture journalist and editor-in-chief of Manila Bulletin's Agriculture Magazine.

Among the topics discussed during the seminar were: 1) Making Organic Concoctions by Glenda Himatay of DA-RFO 6; 2) Square Foot Gardening by Honorio Cervantes of ATI; 3) Mushroom Production by Glenn Mariano and Eden Panisales of DA-RFO 6; 4) Goat Production by Anelyn Hapitan and Cyson Altis of DA-RFO 6; and 5) Herbs and Spices Production by Rowena Carpio Bienes of Allied Botanical. Mr. Zac Sarian of the Manila Bulletin also presented "Successful Farmers and their Bright Ideas".

AgriTalk Iloilo is a first of the seminar series for 2018. The next seminar series will be held in Cabanatuan for Luzon; and in Davao for Mindanao. ###

AgriTalk Iloilo is a first of the seminar series for 2018 featuring practical farming technologies.

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