The Philippine tobacco company Mighty Corp. has said it will promote the use of tobacco dust as an organic fertilizer and pesticide so as to help at least 3 million tobacco farmers and their families earn more money than they currently earn, according to a story in the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
“We are going to help the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) promote the use of tobacco dust by our millions of fishermen all over the country,” said Oscar P. Barrientos, executive vice president of Mighty Corp., in a statement.
“This means an exponential increase in the purchase of tobacco dust.
“We are helping both tobacco farmers increase their yield and fishermen increase their catch.”
The NTA has for some time been promoting the use of tobacco dust as an organic fertilizer that acts too as a pesticide to control the increase in the population of snails and other predators in fish ponds.
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