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 […]

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USEC WILLIAM MEDRANO: Chance Meeting At Agrilink

USEC WILLIAM MEDRANO: Chance Meeting At Agrilink

We had a very enlightening talk with Dr. William Medrano on October 5, 2019 at the Agrilink trade show. Medrano is the newly designated undersecretary for livestock at the Department of Agriculture. He told us he had just come from Mindanao where he distributed Itik Pinas, the improved mallard duck […]

DR. REY LANTIN: An Edamame Enthusiast Writes To ZBS

DR. REY LANTIN: An Edamame Enthusiast Writes To ZBS

After posting in our blog JelFarm’s plan to export edemame or vegetable soybean to Japan, Dr. Rey Lantin who used to be with the Agricultural Engineering Department of UPLB, sent us his comment below. “Consider me as one happy edemame enthusiast to learn about the plan of JelFarm to produce […]

PLANT GROWTH STIMULANTS PRODUCE BUMPER CROPS

PLANT GROWTH STIMULANTS PRODUCE BUMPER CROPS

A chemical engineer who calls himself an innovator has come up with a cocktail of plant growth stimulants that has been proven to produce high yields in various crops. The fellow is Caysing Tan, 76, who has been doing his own research and experimentation in his four-hectare farm in Cavite. […]

ANDRES & MARCELA LICAROS: Never Too Old To Do Part-Time Farming

ANDRES & MARCELA LICAROS: Never Too Old To Do Part-Time Farming

Two octogenarians refuse to be doing nothing to pass the time long after retirement from their employment. They are Andres Licaros Sr., 88, who used to work for a textile company in Cainta, Rizal, and Marcela Dalipit-Licaros, 86, a former elementary school teacher also in Cainta. At their ripe old […]

MICHAEL CABALLES: From Seed Company President To Flower Farmer

MICHAEL CABALLES: From Seed Company President To Flower Farmer

He used to be president of a leading Filipino seed company. But about three years ago, he gave up his top executive job to be on his own as a full-time flower farmer in his hometown, Lucban, Quezon. The fellow is Michael Caballes, former president of Allied Botanical Corporation who […]

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