Allied Botanical Corporation (ABC) exhibited its top-selling pinakbet varieties during the Harvest Festival of Lowland Vegetables in Quezon Agricultural Experiment Station (QARES), Brgy. Lagalag, Tiaong, Quezon from 14 to 16 July 2021.
Participants composed of farmer groups and Department of Agriculture (DA) staff and officials from various areas in CALABARZON attended the three-day activity, which was organized by the DA Region IV-A.
Large seed and fertilizer distributors in the Philippines participated in the vegetable derby to demo their respective best-selling lowland varieties.
ABC highlighted its Condor Quality Seeds, i. e. hybrid calabaza Avida F1, hybrid ampalaya Trident Improved F1, yardlong bean Verdana, and Negrostar, hybrid hot pepper Pinatubo F1, okra Camiling Smooth, and upland kangkong. Crop Care PRO fertilizers and fungicide, i. e. Nutrivant, Nordox, NEB 88 Ultra, and Ferti-K used in the derby were also demonstrated.
Farmer-participants enjoyed a fruitful discussion about Condor varieties’ features and benefits and a happy photo-taking at the ABC’s Pinakbet crops in the field. ABC South Luzon field force facilitated the field tour discussions and workshop for the activity.