Lodivico Guieb Sr., a dairy buffalo farmer, shared his inspiring account of success during today’s webinar episode “Kwento at Kwenta ng Tagumpay ni Lodivico”—a true “lodi” story that anyone who ventures in this business might take inspo from.
“Guieb Dairy Farm” ventures into integrated farming and animal production. Said farm has been an Agricultural Training Institute accredited Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) since 2019, which provides him a platform to share his technical know-how on dairying and animal raising with interested individuals who want to learn or go into the same agriculture enterprise.
While he is caught up in his daily routine of managing his buffaloes, he makes sure to expand his business by tying up with organizations such as Ideal Visa Consultancy, Luzern International Manpower Service Corporation, and Tarlac Agricultural University. With these partnerships, he is aiming to also expand his reach in demonstrating the benefits of dairy buffalo production and hopefully inspire more to join the program.
His success in dairying has afforded him and his family financial stability, education for his children, social recognition for his expert knowledge in dairy buffalo production, and a chance to help practicum students in animal and dairy science.
“Gusto ko na kapag may mga trainees, dito sana sa bansa natin nila i-apply ang mga natutunan nila para tumaas pa sana ang lokal na produksyon ng gatas. Kaya lagi ko sila ini-encourage na tumulong sila sa pagpapalago ng kabuhayang salig sa gatasang kalabaw,” said Lodivico.
This, he said, is his lifelong advocacy—to be a catalyst of change in his community with the dairy buffalo as a social commodity.