High Value Commercial Crops

Bright Prospects for Oil Palm Looms, Region-XII Growers Sow Seeds of Change

oil palm fruitMAKILALA, KIDAPAWAN CITY – All stakes are high when one is into farming. To most farmers, choosing the right commodity would mean to win or lose a great deal of time, effort and monetary matters invested on a farming venture.

Mainstream commodities such as rice, corn, vegetables as well as fruits are undoubtedly the top choice of most farmers’ since it readily ensures them a generous return of investment should they have a bountiful harvest.    

The Commodity

Oil Palm on the other hand shows a strong promise in terms of its viability as a cash crop. To date, Oil Palm is a valuable crop which can provide major source of employment. It allows many small-scale farmers and landholders to participate in the cultivation of this crop which often results in the upgrade of infrastructures and ultimately the economic and social status boost of the growers.

ATI-RTC XII holds School-on-the-Air on Corn-Rubber Integration

techno forumMAKILALA, NORTH COTABATO -- Some 500 farmers, government employees and businessmen from Region XII have successfully completed the School-on-the Air (SOA) Program on corn and rubber integration. 

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