EDISON MAGARARU: OFW Who Knew How To Save & Invest His Earnings

It is always a pleasure to talk to a former OFW who knew how to save and invest his earnings. And now that he is back home, he is serious in undertaking agribusiness projects. The fellow is Edison Magararu, 47, who came back to the Philippines after working for 12 […]

HORTI TOUR: Taichung World Flora Expo, March 4-10, 2019

  The 2019 Taichung World Flora Expo will be one of the destinations of a 7-day educational farm tour from March 4-10 that will be led by Toto Barcelona of Harbest Agribusiness and Zacto Tours with the collaboration of Jane Chen, a travel agent who specializes in the visits of […]

DARAG CHICKEN LECTURE: At Agribiz Kapihan, Jan. 19, 2019

Opportunities in backyard Darag chicken production will be discussed by Dr. Synan S. Baguio who headed a successful project on the improvement of the native chicken in Panay. Dr. Baguio is a scientist of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) of the Department […]

AANI AGRI-BAZAAR cum Kapihan, Jan. 18-20, 2019

  The 3-day AANI Agri-Bazaar cum Agri-Kapihan will be held on January 18-20, 2019 at the Planas Gardens at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City. A lot of fresh farm produce, processed organic and wellness products will be available to the public. The event is open free to the […]

Happiness Is Harvesting & Eating Red Lady Papaya

  Ryan Soler, a radio program producer and a businessman, is a relatively new gentleman farmer who is developing a 13-hectare farm in Tanay, Rizal that he bought three years ago. He has found farming very enjoyable that gives him respite from the pollution and monstrous traffic in the city. […]

Unique Tilapia Farm Up In The Mountain Of Tarlac (a memoir)

  In 1997 we visited a unique tilapia farm up in the mountain of Tarlac – the Peter Mountain Fish Farm managed by Pedro Manese with his son Paul, 20-year-old then, who was a fisheries graduate from the Central Luzon State University. The farm was really unique in many ways. […]

DR. PABLITO PAMPLONA: He Recommends Planting Of More Longkong And Mangosteen

Dr. Pablito Pamplona, the fruit expert from Kabacan, Cotabato reveals in his article for the Agriculture Magazine that aside from durian, longkong and mangosteen have very good export potential because of the big demand abroad. Longkong is the superior variety of lanzones fom Thailand which produces sweet fruits that are […]

Capiz Tries Sorghum

Sorghum production program in Capiz was launched last January 4, 2019 with the ceremonial planting of sorghum in the DA’s Regional Outreach Stations in the towns of Malapad Cogon, Sigma and Astorga in Dumarao. The launch was spearheaded by Remelyn Recoter, regional executive director of the Department of Agriculture. The […]

Red Okra For A Change

These are the pods of Candle Fire, a new red okra hybrid from Known-You which won the very prestigious  All America Selection (AAS) award. < Some farmers are always looking for something new to grow so they can introduce into the market something unique. One possibility is to plant the […]

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