MODEL FARMS for cassava and corn are being set up in upland areas of Davao City to increase production for these crops that are considered as alternatives to rice.
These (farm) clusters will help ease the pressure on rice demand, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said during last weeks opening of the Davao Agri Trade Expo 2018.
The cassava cluster model farm, which will receive interventions from the Department of Agriculture, is located in Marilog District. For corn, four model farms are being organized in the districts of Marilog, Paquibato, Calinan, and Tugbok.
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