|The December Agriculture cover
featuring Maricon Arcega.
THE DECEMBER 2012 issue of Agriculture Magazine features 30 Farmer Heroes who will be honored on December 12 during the 30th anniversary celebration of East-West Seed Company in San Rafael, Bulacan.
Four out of the 30 Farmer Heroes are women, including Maricon Arcega of Lubao, Pampanga, shown on the cover page with her bountiful harvest of Ambassador cucumber, a variety developed by East-West plant breeders.
Aside from the story on the Farmer Heroes, there are a lot of interesting features that provide valuable farming tips, ideas and insights.
Agriculture Magazine is the most widely circulated magazine of its kind in the Philippines. It is distributed nationwide through bookstores and the nationwide outlets of the Manila Bulletin and through subscriptions.