The proposed Multiplier Farm for Native Pigs and Goats in Iloilo Science and Technology University, Leon Campus was approved for funding by the Department of Agriculture (DA) – National Livestock Program.
The said project can provide venue for hands-on trainings for the university’s stakeholders through practicum, research, extension, production and exposure/training activities, at the same time providing them with quality stocks produced from the farm.
The Multiplier Farm for Native Pigs and Goats is situated at ISAT U Leon Campus Agroforestry Demo Farm with an area of 5, 580 sq. meters, of which 2, 000 sq. meters will be allotted for the native pigs and 3, 350 sq. meters for the production of native goats.
Prior to this venture, vermicomposting, swine production and dispersal projects were also implemented by the University in
partnership with the Department of Agriculture, RFO VI and Rotary Club of Iloilo. On the other hand, the Clonal Nursery Complex and facility was realized in partnership with the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) while several other agriculture projects were implemented in partnership with
other NGA’s, NGO’s and CSO’s.
A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to this effect was signed today, March 9, 2021 at ISAT University. The event was attended by Dr. Raul F. Muyong – University President, Dr. Carmelo V. Ambut – VP for Research and Extension, Dr. Peter Sobrevega and company from the Department of Agriculture.
Keith Guantero – PIO, ISAT U Leon Campus