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PHILIPPINES : National mango congress set in Laoag City

by Zac Sarian

March 9, 2016

Once again the mango stakeholders are holding the annual National Mango Congress. This time it will be on March 15 to 17 in Laoag City with the mango growers headed by Mango King Ricardo Tolentino as host.

Once again, the problem of profitability for the farmers are expected to be brought out and as in previous mango congresses, cooperation among growers in Luzon, Visayas

In Luzon, particularly in the north, the bulk of mango harvest comes in the months of April and May. And if the Mindanao growers also time their harvest in the same months, prices inevitably tumble to unprofitable levels.


BETTER HARVEST AT THE CONGRESS – Charlie Meridores will be one of the exhibitors of inputs for the mango industry at the mango congress in Laoag City on March 15-17. He will exhibit Better Harvest, a crop enhancer that makes mango trees more fruitful. The product prevents fruit drop and the mature mangoes become big…