ATISCO HARVEST FEST: Nov. 30 To Dec. 2, 2017, Tanauan City, Batangas

The harvest festival is open free to the public.
Dante Delima addressing the attendees of the Harvest Festival in 2016. Hundreds of attendees are also expected this year.

A three-day harvest festival at the Atisco Farm 2 in Tanauan City, Batangas will be held on November 30 through December 2, 2017, it was announced by Dante Delima, operations manager of the farm.

During the three-day event, there will be tour of the farm, seminars on high-value crops production, and demonstration of farm machinery like tractors, tillers, bed making machines and other implements.

Atisco which stands for Agri-Tech Integrated Services Company, is a service firm that is engaged in farm mechanization, agricultural crops production, including vegetables and fruits, rice and even abaca.

Crop for this year, 2017, photographed weeks earlier, will be ready for harvesting during the festival on Nov. 30 to Dec.2, 2017. There will be a “Pick & Pay” event on the third day.

Atisco Farm 2 is devoted to the production of vegetables and fruits intended to supply the requirements of the canteens of its mother company, the giant Yazaki-Torres with about 14,000 employees working three shifts every day. Excess production goes to the local markets.

The Atisco Farm 2 is also a training center for farmers who would like to grow vegetables and other high-value crops. Among the resource persons are experts from the seed companies.

A seminar on ampalaya and upo production will be held on Nov. 30.
Upo production is also profitable as Atisco President Roger Perez, in photo, will tell you.

On Nov. 30, at 1 p.m., there will be a seminar on the “Cultural management for ampalaya and Upo production.” On December 1, the seminar at 10 a.m. will be “Cultural management for tomato and Chilli production,” At 1 p.m., the seminar will be “Cultural management for eggplant and watermelon production.”

On the third day, December 2, there will be field demonstrations of Atisco farm machinery like tractors, tillers, bed-making machine, corn and onion seeder, plowing, harrowing, mechanical plastic mulch installation and others.

Field demonstration of Atisco farm machinery will be held on the third day, December 2.
Atisco has invited Agricomp of Isabela to demonstrate its shreeder for forage and banana trunk. Shredded banana trunk is good for vermicomposting.

The harvest festival is open free to the public. The address of Atisco Farm 2 is Brgy. Talaga, Tanauan City, Batangas. For more information, contact Atisco at 0919-312-3930 or 0917-852-2891.

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