FARMERS’ FIELD DAY: Outscaling of Coconut-based Farming System in Candelaria, Quezon

Aim to ensure sustainable production and availability of food commodities and increase productivity and income of farmers, through diversified farming; and adoption of package of technologies for coconut, soybean, vegetables and native chicken production, the DA-CALABARZON, in collaboration with the Local Government Unit of Candelaria, Quezon- Municipal Agriculture Office, successfully conducted the Farmers’ Field Day on Soybean Production in Barangay Sta. Catalina Sur, Candelaria, Quezon on 24 May 2022. 

With 50 farmer cooperators from selected barangays of Sta. Catalina Norte, Sta. Catalina Sur, Pahinga Sur, San Isidro and Kinatihan I, and a number of possible farmer-adopters of the technology, the activity further promoted the integrated nutrient management through fertilization based on soil analysis and the use of wood vinegar and other organic concoction as growth promoters and yield enhancer.