TORRIJOS, MARINDUQUE – The Marinduque State College (MSC), School of Agriculture with the collaboration of Department of Science and Technology (DOST)- Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development is now stabilizing the farmer, knowledge for the sustainability of native pig production in the province of Marinduque.

Velasco inspired and encouraged the participants to continuously produce high quality native pigs that will satisfy the savors of lechon consumers. He highlighted to increase the number of production per year to meet the demand of native pig lechon outside the province.

Formerly, the DOST Mimaropa in collaboration with the MSC Torrijos Campus intensify the aspiration of native pig raisers to sustain and uplift the back yard production of native pigs as part of the interventions for the economic activity in Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST). The said activity was held on August 30, 2019 in MSC School of Agriculture which is intended to provide the selected participants-beneficiaries with the basic animal husbandry practices prior to deployment of native pig as part of the technology transfer of the results of Research and Development on the Markaduke Pigs.

About the Author:

Joeauna O. Larga Loto, is a Science Research Analyst under Native Pig Research and Development Program of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development.

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