SIDC AGRICULTURE

SIDC: 50 years of helping farmers

For 50 years, the Sorosoro Ibaba Development Cooperative (SIDC) — one of the largest agri-based cooperatives in the country, has been helping farmers and its members to be successfully empowered by increasing their participation in the agricultural value chain and enhancing their access to more lucrative and dynamic markets through collective action.

Benefits of SIDC AGRICULTURE

Small Farmers Aid

Small Farmers Aid

SIDC is a key driver for enabling small farmers to take advantage of the economic opportunities associated with them.

Economic Gain

Economic Gain

Farmers are able to reap more economic gains than they would have if they earned as individual producers.

Contract Growing Availer

Contract Growing Availer

Members can be one of the paiwi system availers, the contract-growing project of SIDC that has brought means of livelihood to members by giving them the opportunity to raise hogs.

Business Knowledge Assistance

Business Knowledge Assistance

SIDC gives assistance to its members who wanted to put up a SIDC Feeds outlet by providing them with credit line that will assist them in their livelihood.

SIDC Financial Assistance

SIDC Financial Assistance

SIDC through its KooPinoy SIDC Savings and Loans venture provides farmers with financial assistance to sustain their financial capacity.

Trainings and Seminar

Trainings and Seminar

SIDC provides trainings and financial literacy programs to farmers for their continuous enterprise development.

Agri-Inputs Availability

Agri-Inputs Availability

SIDC provides agri-inputs to farmers who wanted to increase their agricultural production outputs. Koop Likas organic fertilizer is one on the inputs available.

SIDC Technical Assistance

SIDC Technical Assistance

SIDC provides technical assistance to farmers and producers so they may understand the use of new technology and farming methods.

SIDC Agricultural Products and Services are open to the cooperative’s members and non-members

SIDC PRODUCTS

FEEDMILL

SIDC, has its own feed mill, an ISO 9001:2015 certified facility that produces an average of 9,000 bags per day. It uses state-of-the-art machineries for the production of mash, pellet and crumble feeds for swine, poultry, broilers and ruminants.

CONTRACT GROWING

Known in the locality of Batangas as the “paiwi system”, the contract growing project has brought means of livelihood to its members by giving them the opportunity to raise cattle and hogs.

Expenses related to growing are born by the cooperative as well as the marketing of the products. The cooperative and the member-raisers will share profits equally.

SIDC PRODUCTS
SIDC PRODUCTS

LAYER FARM

Another project of the cooperative located at Balanga, Ibaan Batangas that provides regular supply of eggs to the members and other customers.

RICEMILL

Located at Brgy. Matungao, Socorro, Oriental Mindoro. With consumer store, savings and loans, feeds outlet and rice mill that has capacity of 220 sacks of rice a day.

SIDC PRODUCTS
SIDC PRODUCTS

KOOPLIKAS ORGANIC FERTILIZER

An OCCP Certified organic fertilizer made from various safe and natural ingredients like chicken dung and hog manure.

SIDC manufactures this organic fertilizer for rice, corn, ornamentals and vegetable crops.

SIDC RIGHTVET

Quality and affordable farm-tested Antibiotics and Vitamins for Hogs & Poultry. A reliable livestock raiser’s partner for a more profitable livestock production business.

SIDC PRODUCTS