Davao Media To Visit
WV Organic Farms
Regarded as the birthplace of organic agriculture in the Philippines, the members of the media from Southern Mindanao will visit Western Visayas on October 25 to 27, 2014.
Journalists from Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, DXRP, Business World, RGMA, Mindanao Daily Mirror, Sun Star Davao, Bombo Radyo, Mindanao Times, Edge Davao, ABS-CBN, GMA, Sunshine Radio and information officers of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field Office (RFO) XI will visit organic farms in Negros Occidental.
This media tour, according to DA RFO VI Regional Director Larry P. Nacionales, seeks to foster awareness among the members of Davao media on the best organic farming practices and the marketing strategies adopted by the farmers and organic advocates.
The delegates will visit various techno-demo farms, organic markets, research outreach stations, and outstanding organic farms. The press will feature the successes of organic growers as well as their commitment towards Republic Act 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010.
Testimonies of organic farmers and best practices in Negros Occidental will be shared to the farmers in Davao region through the quad media releases. /MP