Agripreneurs win provincial young farmers challenge fund

BS Agriculture students of CTU Barili will receive P250,000 as start-up capital to implement their proposed organic fertilizer production through the Young Farmers Challenge Fund of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

The DA-Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (AMAS) recognized the provincial level winners Elvira Jamio, Mary Claire Ares, Jester Jame Mayot, Ainrays Genencia, and Ricsamae Obeneita, who presented the Business Model Canvass (BMC)  on August 19th via Google meet.

Organic fertilizer production wherein raw materials are commonly from biodegradable waste in the farm, poultry, household, and market aims to conserve the environment which suited to the vision of “Kabataang Agribiz Competitive Grant Assistance Program.”

The young agripreneurs  on their senior year will be establishing their venture as soon as they receive the financial assistance on September 14th at Bayfront Hotel. Pet Roey Pascual/ICPA Barili