- Brgy Consuelo -

Agri-Farm Industry

Harvest for a better life

Consuelo is a remote barangay in the Municipality of General Luna, its one of the biggest agricultural land farming in the Municipality. Some of this are coconut, rice farming, rootcrops etc. People are practicing and promoting organic farming, vermi-composting and natural farming system.

Rice cultivation is well-suited to countries and regions with low labor costs and high rainfall, as it is labor-intensive to cultivate and requires ample water. However, rice can be grown practically anywhere, even on a steep hill or mountain area with the use of water-controlling terrace systems.

Coconut is propagated through seedlings raised from selected seednuts. Generally 9 to 12 month old seedlings are used for planting. Select seedlings, which have 6-8 leaves and 10-12 cm collar girth when they are 9-12 month old. Early splitting of leaves is another criteria in the selection of coconut seedling.

Crops and Products