RESEARCH RESULTS: In PCAARRD’s 2015 Annual Report

We just received the 2015 annual report of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD). Here are some significant research results which could improve agricultural productivity and profitability. CARABAO MANGO – The national S&T program on carabao mango has developed a rapid diagnostic kit […]

EVER HEARD OF EGG MACHINE?

EVER HEARD OF EGG MACHINE?

Do we mean a machine that lays the golden egg? No, it is actually a cage of ready-to-lay pullets that Pilmico is distributing to farmers as a means of helping them to achieve additional income. Pilmico is the food subsidiary of the Aboitiz Equity Ventures which is into flour and […]

BRANSON TRACTORS FROM KOREA: Still Little Known In The Philippines But A Winner In Other Countries

BRANSON TRACTORS are still little known in the Philippines but it could become a big winner as more Filipino farm owners can experience the superior performance of the agricultural machines from Korea. Philip Kim, head of Fitcorea Trading Phils believes that in due time, Branson tractors can become a byword […]

How To Produce A Bumper Mango Crop

How To Produce A Bumper Mango Crop

How to produce high yields of mango and at the same time reduce production cost is about the most important information we gathered during the 18th National Mango Congress and Summit in Laoag City on March 15-17. From the lectures and private conversations with Ricardo Tolentino, the Mango King from […]

SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS: A Rapid Way To Multiply Coconut

Would you believe that Filipino scientists have now produced as many as 100 coconut seedlings from just one plumule or the young shoot that grows from the coconut seed? That’s what they have achieved so far by employing the procedure called Coconut somatic embryogenesis technique or CSet. But with enhanced […]

IN VIETNAM: Dragon Fruits Are Well Fertilized, Irrigated

In Long An province in Vietnam you will see large plantations of dragon fruit. They are very healthy and fruitful because they are irrigated and also adequately fertilized. A few years ago, several hundred hectares of rice land were converted into dragon fruit plantations because a feasibility showed that dragon […]

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