22-01-2014 01:32 AM | Philippines

Filipino farmers need to be techno-savvy

Filipino farmers, by and large, are hardworking and industrious. But in this globalization age when they have to compete with their counterparts in China and other countries, these traits are not enough.

Simply relying on conventional old practices, such as farming methods promoted by big agrochemical companies for decades, is not the way for today’s farmer to get by. Unless he innovates and maintains a sense of wonder for discovery, the conventional tiller will perish, according to a new breed of farmers.
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