Tuesday, November 20, 2012

FREE SEMINAR: Organic Farming, Jan 18, Manila

 SOAP, in collaboration with DA-ATI brings you free seminars!

WHEN:  Jan 18, 2013; 9am-5pm

TOPIC: Organic Farming

SPEAKER: Ronald Costales, 2012 Gawad Saka Awardee, Organic Farming

v  Best Practices on Integrated Organic Agriculture and Agrotourism at Costales Nature Farms
v  The use of Effective & Beneficial microorganisms around the world
v  Effective & Beneficial Microorganisms – Our lifeline in Organic Agriculture
v  Multiplier Effect of your Microbes Population (EMAS)
v  Hands-on, Making of  EMAS (Effective Microorganism Activated Solution)
v  Lecture and demonstrations on other EM related concoctions
o   EM Rice Wash for your everyday use in agriculture, home, pets and environment
o   EM Fermented Plant Extract for your natural growth hormone source
o   EM-5 to ward-off insects
o   EM MUDBALLS for water treatment in ponds, lakes and rivers
o   EM Fish Amino Acid without the maggots and foul odor for your nitrogen source
o   EM Fermented Fruit Extract for your potash source
v  BOKASHI  “Fermented Organic Matter” – An effective organic fertilizer that you can produce in 7 days. Learn how to do it.
v  Lecture and demonstration on converting kitchen garbage into effective organic fertilizer
v  The Kitchen Waste Composter design – the answer to garbage problem and costly farm inputs
v  Duckweed Culture – an alternative high protein feed for your fish, poultry and livestock
v  Practical Vermiculture – How to start your vermiculture without capital investment
v  Lecture on Vegetable Production using EM Technology
o   Seedling mix preparation
o   Seed sowing
o   Transplanting
o   Plant care and maintenance
v  Income projections on high value vegetables
v  Sales and Marketing - Tips and Techniques
v  Organic Certification – What you should know?
v  Farm Layout Planning

WHERE: SERRANO HALL, DA-Agricultural Training Institute, Elliptical Road corner Visayas Ave. After Commonwealth, you will see Philcoa, DAR, then ATI...just before reaching Visayas Ave.

FREE..no frills. You get the information you need, with no added frills, so we can give you the talks for FREE :) Can we just ask everyone to BRING FOOD FOR SHARING :)

Please send us an email at spreadorganicagriculture@yahoo.com or log on to FB EVENT https://www.facebook.com/events/193485607454589/ to confirm attendance :)


  1. when po kaya ulit may organic farming training?

  2. Any upcoming organic farming seminars on schedule? I'm interested! Please let us know.