In the last Mancom zoom meeting dated May 13, 2022, JAR APPROVED the use of the available 2.57 hectares farm lot in Linampongan, Pontevedra, Capiz as our demo farm of adlai.
- With this demo farm, best practices of planting adlai will be shared to all the hublag corn partners so they will be convinced to move from planting corn to Adlai.
- Value of corn is only P9-12 pesos a kilo versus the price of Adlai at P40 pesos a kilo (unmilled).
- HUBLAG will be the consolidator/assured buyer from partners.
- Organic fertilizer will be used.
Training conducted last June 16-17, 2022 in Tuburan and Dumarao, Capiz, purpose of which are:
- To introduce to partners the Adlai, a resilient variety rice for their sustainable livelihood.
- HUBLAG shall serve as the aggregator/consolidator to buy at P40 per kilo.
- Help partners to increase income since it can be sold at P300-350 as compared with corn of P 18-19.
- Hublag introduce organic fertilizers thus lower production costs.