FEB AGRI BAZAAR: A Place For Agripreneurs To Sell Their Products

The AANI Agri-Bazaar cum Agri-Kapihan provides an excellent venue for farmers, gardeners, traders and micro-entrepreneurs to sell their goods. The event will be held on Feb. 21-23, 2020 at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City. For the three-day event, the fee is only P2,000 per booth. Those interested to […]

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REMINDER: 2 Confabs, Mango On Feb. 19-20; Bougainvillea Feb. 21, 2020

Two important conventions will be held next week one after the other at the Conference Hall of the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) in Quezon City. One is the First Luzon Mango Stakeholders Summit on February 19-20 that will address, among others, the worsening menace of Kurikong caused […]

MEYER LEMON UPDATE: Very Juicy But No Seeds!

While observing the fruits of the Meyer Lemon develop (see last 4 paragraphs in this blog so you will understand) we were anxiously anticipating their ripening. Foremost in our mind was that we will be germinating the seeds so we can give some to the owner. We know that it […]

SARAP BAZAAR: Feb.10-16 At Robinsons Place Antipolo

A 7-day trade fair featuring food and non-food products will be staged by members of SARAP Inc. or Samahan ng mga Rizaleño sa Sektor ng Agrikultura at Pagkain, Inc. This was announced by Ma. Victoria Olegario, president of the organization. The trade show will be launched on Monday, Feb. 10 […]

Two Bayer Corn Hybrids Top Mindanao Derby

Two new corn hybrids from Bayer Crop Science topped the recent government-led corn competition in three Mindanao sites, namely Davao de Oro (Compostela Valley), Davao City and Malungon, Sarangani. The derby was undertaken by the Department of Agriculture together with the agricultural offices in the three sites. Bayer’s DEKALB 8719S […]

How To Produce Bigger, Sweeter And Juicier Dragon Fruits

You are a dragon fruit farmer. Yes? Yes. You want to produce bigger fruits, right? You will get more Class A fruits if you produce bigger fruits and you will get a higher price for your harvest. How then do you make the fruits bigger? One way is to spray […]

MUTANT PAPAYA UPDATE: All Bearing Oblong Fruits, No Males

We are excited about the mutant papaya that we have been planting the last five years. The few trees that we planted are all producing elongated fruits today (Feb. 4, 2020), albeit only  sparse fruiting compared to the hybrids in the market like Red Lady, Sinta and others. This is […]

Wasteland Turned Into Flower Farm For Agritourism

What used to be a wasteland where no crop would grow for many years is now a one-hectare flower farm that is attracting local and foreign visitors. This is the Girasoles Farm put up in 2017 by Ma. Vivian Cornejo-Dean, 46, along the Diversion Road in Candelaria, Quezon. Her father […]

I Will Not Go Into Big Time Turkey Production

In a previous post in this blog, somebody asked me what project I would propose if I were given the grant of P500,000 for start-ups in agribusiness from the Department of Agriculture. My choice for a flagship project is Sheep for a number of good reasons. Now, here comes a […]

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