Direct Seeding of TH82 Hybrid Rice Successful In Mindanao

Direct Seeding of TH82 Hybrid Rice Successful In Mindanao

The talk of the town in Region 12 in Mindanao is the successful direct seeding of hybrid rice in both the dry and wet seasons in Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat. The dry-seeded rice on 200 hectares were well established and growing beautifully when the photo shown here was taken. Subsequently a […]



CALLING all lovers of durian and other exotic fruits, ZACTO TOURS will conduct a Durian Eating Tour in Davao City on September 5 to 7, 2019. On the first day, the participants will enjoy an EAT-ALL-YOU-CAN durian lunch in a 16-hectare durian farm in Calinan district. The following day it […]

Winning Traits Of Successful Agri People

During our seminar/forum which we hold every Sunday in our farm, one lady wanted to know what are some of the traits that make agri people succeed in their farm projects. Well, one of them is making a good deed into a habit. Something he or she would do regularly. […]

Record Keeping Is More Important Than You Think

In our free seminars on Sundays in our farm, a fellow asked us what are the traits of successful farmers that we had encountered in our long years of covering agriculture. Actually, there are many traits. But among those we admire are those who keep records about their projects. There […]

Vinegar Can Reduce Pesticide Residue In Pechay

There are times when insecticide residues exceed the Maximum Residue Limits (MRL) in pechay available in the market. This was reported by Dr.Susan May F. Calumpang and Dr. Gil Magsino of the Crop Protection Cluster of the College of Agriculture at UP Los Baños. In their experiments, they tested the […]

Z-FERT Triggers Fruiting Of Damaged Durian Tree

A complete fertilizer that contains several micronutrients or trace elements has triggered the fruiting for the first time of a durian that was damaged by typhoon.  This is the Z-Fert Fertilizer formulated in Malaysia and now distributed in the Philippines by Zetryl Chem Philippines headed by its president, Danton Pajarillaga. […]

Profitable Gardening As A Sideline

Not a few people who love farming say they cannot get into some kind of agri project because they don’t have the time. They also claim they don’t have the money to start with. Many of them are employees in private companies as well as in government. If you are […]

QUESTIONS ANSWERED: On Longkong, Bignay & Calamansi

Q&A: How do you check if the grafted lanzones you bought is Longkong or our native variety? Very easy. Take a leaf of the plant and chew it. If it is bitter, it is the native lanzones. If not bitter it could be either Longkong or Duku Q&A: Is there […]

SUNDAYS WITH ZAC SARIAN: June 30, 2019 Session To Focus On Sideline Farming

The June 30, 2019 session of Sundays With Zac Sarian will focus on FARMING AS A SIDELINE and more Success Stories. This will highlight doable agri or gardening projects that could be undertaken as a sideline. It could be for ordinary employees or executives who long to do their own […]

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