THANKS TO AGREA: Turmeric Now Grown As Money Crop Between Coconut In Marinduque

    An international award-winning young lady agriculturist is envisioning to make Marinduque an island economy that will benefit especially the poor farmers who are making an average income of P4,000 every 40 days from their one-hectare coconut farms. The young woman is Cherrie Atilano of Agrea, a non-government organization […]

EDNA SANCHEZ: She Made 4,500 Liters Of Wine From 2.7 Tons Of Dragon Fruit

Edna Sanchez is a Meralco retiree who opted to become a gentlewoman farmer who cultivates a 3.5-hectare diversified farm in Jalajala, Rizal. Her main produce is dragon fruit grown organically on two hectares. Last fruiting season (2018), she harvested 2.7 tons of fruits which she made into wine amounting to  […]

CHINA: An Emerging Big Durian Market

a Philippine-grown durian has huge potential in the export market, according to a fruit expert who used to be a professor at a university in Mindanao and now a full-time entrepreneur engaged in commercial production of durian and other exotic fruit trees. He is Dr. Pablito P. Pamplona who has […]

Various Courses Offered In Pig Husbandry Training Center

  There’s an international training center where farmers, technicians, extension workers and other stakeholders in the swine industry can undergo specialized training. This is the ATI-ITCPH or Agricultural Training Institute-International Training Center in Pig Husbandry based in Lipa City which offers specialized courses throughout the year. Among those who take […]

Japanese Expert Talks On Flower Growing In Dalaguete, Cebu

A Japanese flower expert from Takii Seed Company of Japan conducted recently a seminar on the latest developments in growing flowers in Dalaguete, Cebu where many farmers are engaged in horticultural production. The farmer participants included both men and women numbering 49. The fellow is Norikazu Sayatoshi who discussed the […]

MAMBURAO: New Preferred Source Of Tuna For Export

    Mamburao in Occidental Mindoro is emerging as a major source of yellow fin tuna (YFT) for export to Japan, Korea, Australia and member countries of the the European Union, according to an article by Randy Urlanda in the January 2019 issue of Agriculture Magazine published by the Manila […]

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