What’s New In Carrots: Varieties As Varied As The Color Of The Rainbow

  From the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture, we have received the beautiful photo of carrots of various colors containing lots of antioxidants that are good for the health. Photo was taken by Steve Ausmus. In the meantime, ARS also reports that exposing sliced carrots […]

Nat’l Smart Farming Confab: Sept. 26-27, 2018 At Batangas State U, Batangas City

  A two-day national conference on Smart Farming: Transforming Philippine Agriculture Through Smart R&D Innovations, will be held on Sept. 26-27, 2018 at the Batangas State University, Pablo Borbon Main 1, Rizal Avenue, Batangas City. The event is under the auspices of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural […]

3 Watermelon Hybrids You’d Love To Plant And Eat From Known-You Phils.

Whether for your own consumption or for business, you’d love to plant thethree watermelon hybrids from Known-You Philippines. Here they are:   DIANA shown here with Dexter Tayan is a unique, golden yellow-skinned oblong watermelon with a soft and juicy texture. Excellent for high class markets with brix averaging 12 […]

FLOATING FEEDS: Best For Bangus And Tilapia Cultured In Floating Cages

Dr. Rafael D. Guerrero III reports in his column in the October 2018 issue of Agriculture Magazine that floating feed is best for bangus and tilapia culture in Taal Lake. Researchers Frederick Muyot and co-authors found that floating feeds are more efficient than slow-sinking and sinking feed in terms of […]

7 SAGE ADVICE: When Growing Corn-After-Corn

  Hybrid corn varieties that mature early and are resistant to pests and disease are advantageous to plant in corn-after-corn operations. Lowella Fin has an informative article in the October 2018 issue of Agriculture Magazine. She has 7 practical management suggestions for Corn-After-Corn system of production. This means corn is […]

SUPER MAX: A Promising Red Onion Hybrid From Allied Botanical

The Super Max bulbs are uniform. It is suitable for early season planting so the farmer can catch a good price if he is ahead in the market.   Allied Botanical Corporation has introduced into the market a promising red onion hybrid called Super Max. Farmers in Nueva Ecija who […]

ASEAN Agriculture Summit 2018: October 1, 2018, At SMX Manila Seashell Lane, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City

The ASEAN Agriculture Summit will be held on October 1, 2018 at the SMX Manila Seashell Lane, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Philippines. Designed to inspire and empower aspiring agripreneurs, the event will be attended by 2,000 entrepreneurs, young entrepreneurs, SUC students and administrators, business organizations, NGOs, cooperatives, and […]

BLUE-GREEN ALGAE: Could Boost Yield Of Important Food Crops

Scientists at the Australian National University (ANU) have engineered tiny carbon-capturing engines from blue-green algae into plants. This breakthrough promises to help boost the yields of important food crops such as wheat, cowpea and cassava. Lead researcher Dr. Ben Long said that for the first time, they have inserted tiny […]

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