FREE: Aztec Spirulina Farm Tour, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019

FREE: Aztec Spirulina Farm Tour, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019

If you want to know more about the most nutritious food in the world (according to the UN FAO), better attend the free Farm Tour on Nov. 15, 2019 at the high-tech farm of Aztec Spirulina, 9A Buick St., Village East Executive Village, Cainta, Rizal, tel. 0917-585-1328. The farm was […]

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AANI AGRI-BAZAAR: Nov. 15-17, 2019 At Quezon Memorial Circle, QC

AANI AGRI-BAZAAR: Nov. 15-17, 2019 At Quezon Memorial Circle, QC

The three-day Agri-Bazaar cum Agri-Kapihan that is held every month will be held on Nov. 15-17, 2019 at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City. The event will feature fresh farm produce like fruits and vegetables, farm and garden supplies like fertilizers and organic plant protection products, planting materials, garden […]

NEW RESEARCH: To Automate Hydroponics Under Greenhouse

NEW RESEARCH: To Automate Hydroponics Under Greenhouse

Improved and more profitable hydroponics production of vegetables and herbs are expected in a few years if research plans push through. This we learned from Ed Roderick Cañuto, vice president of Ephrathah, a leisure farm in Badiangan, Iloilo. Ephrathah Farm is the first beneficiary of a research project that developed […]

New Programmable Herbal Tea Dryer Dries Leaves At The Desired Temperature

New Programmable Herbal Tea Dryer Dries Leaves At The Desired Temperature

A programmable dehydrator machine for making herbal tea has been developed by researchers of the Iloilo Science and Technology University which dries the raw materials at the right temperature. As such,  the leaves being dried are dehydrated according to their heating requirements, ensuring that the phytochemicals found in the leaves […]

Former Nun Chemist Develops Herbal Products In Passi, Iloilo

A former nun who is a chemist has been formulating herbal products using various herbs from the upland areas where indigenous people live as well as far-flung lowland areas where ordinary folks live.  While spreading the word of God in the rural areas, Tessie Sison Pagay did her own research […]

WANTED: Local Breeders Of Fruit Trees

More local plant breeders should be encouraged to undertake research to develop new varieties of fruit trees. So far, most new varieties developed by local plant breeders are crops that require just a few years of testing and evaluation like ccrn, rice, vegetables and flowering ornamentals. It is of course […]

Tales About The Red Palm, The Good Luck Plant

Our recent visit to the home of Neptune Pittman in Guimaras Island brought to mind interesting stories about the Red Palm. That’s because we saw one that’s beautifully growing in her garden resort. Botanically known as Cyrtostachys renda, it is a native of Malaysia that was introduced in the Philippines […]

P12,000 Worth Of Guavas A Day From 2.7 Hectares In Iloilo

A husband and his wife who are government employees have a profitable sideline by growing guava on 2.7 hectares in Brgy. Lanag, Sta. Barbara, Iloilo. Currently, they are harvesting 200 kilos a day worth P12,000 from 3,000 trees that they planted on 2.7 hectares that they are renting for less than […]

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