Toto Barcelona of Harbest Agribusiness is the fellow we know who first introduced plastic mulching commercially in the Philippines.  He will tell you that the first shipment of 10 rolls that he brought from Taiwan in 1998 took him more than a year to sell. Today, 18 years later, he could sell to just one customer one container load consisting of several hundred rolls. That’s how much the use plastic mulch has become popular as a standard practice among successful farmers.

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