AT BENGUET STATE U: Sure Market For Organic Crop Producers

AT BENGUET STATE U: Sure Market For Organic Crop Producers

The Benguet State University in La Trinidad has come up with a way to encourage farmers to go into organic crop production. How? By renting out space to interested growers of organic crops and then putting up a market where they can sell their harvests right on the school campus. […]

SIMPLY OVERWHELMING: The Korea Agricultural Machinery Trade Show, Nov. 2-5, 2016

SIMPLY OVERWHELMING: The Korea Agricultural Machinery Trade Show, Nov. 2-5, 2016

Attending Korea’s biennial agricultural machinery trade show can be overwhelming. You are overwhelmed by the size of the exposition as well as the number of farm machines for almost every purpose. This is the KIEMSTA 2016, the Korea International Exhibition for Machinery Equipment, Science and Technology for Agriculture, staged by […]

KOREA & PH: Collaborate On Farm Mechanization

KOREA & PH: Collaborate On Farm Mechanization

We can expect more Filipino farmers to mechanize their operations in the coming years as Korean agricultural machinery manufacturers collaborate with PhilMech to develop appropriate machines and equipment for local agriculture. The Korean Agricultural Machinery Industry Cooperative (KAMICO) and the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) recently signed […]

From Construction To Dragon Fruit Farming In Taiwan

From Construction To Dragon Fruit Farming In Taiwan

  A 51-year-old architect in Nantou, Taiwan, used to be in the construction business. In 2011, he decided to give up construction so he could go full-time into dragon fruit farming. He is Xie Xinke (photos above), owner of Xinke Dragon Farm. He is very glad he gave up his […]

Taiwan Fruit & Flower Farm Tour, August 1-5, 2016

Taiwan Fruit & Flower Farm Tour, August 1-5, 2016

We have been invited to participate in a fruit and flower farm tour by the Taiwan Leisure Farms Development Association from August 1 to 5, 2016. Hopefully we will be able to pick up some novel ideas which can be adopted by Filipinos who are interested in developing agri-tourism destinations. […]

VIETNAM’S AMAZING DRAGON FRUIT

VIETNAM'S AMAZING DRAGON FRUIT

OMAR ZAIDAN has emailed to us interesting information (text and photo) about Vietnam’s dragon fruit and other fruits and vegetables which he sourced from le courriervn. The photo he sent shows the enormous harvest of dragon fruit which may keep some people wondering how they sell all those harvests. Well, […]

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