FARMER SECURITY: It Should Come First, Food Security Will Simply Follow

FARMER SECURITY: It Should Come First, Food Security Will Simply Follow

In pronouncements by government institutions, international agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders, food security, the need for food security, is usually the most emphasized. To achieve food security, what should be emphasized first is Farmer Security. Food security will simply follow. What do we mean by Farmer Security? The farmer should […]

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RED JACKFRUIT TURNS OUT TO BE DARK ORANGE

RED JACKFRUIT TURNS OUT TO BE DARK ORANGE

On May 3, 2019 we harvested the first fruit of a four-year-old jackfruit tree that was grown from a seed of a Red Jackfruit that was originally introduced from Thailand by the late Dr. Benito S. Vergara, national scientist. Our  original tree only bore fruit once because it was damaged […]

POMELO GROWING TIP: Thin Out The Excess Fruits

POMELO GROWING TIP: Thin Out The Excess Fruits

A fellow who bought planting materials of Magallanes pomelo was upbeat telling us that his four-year-old trees were producing a lot of fruits. Some are in clusters of three or more fruits. He said he was expecting a bumper crop. Don’t be so excited, we cautioned him. We explained to […]

SWEET KAMIAS: Updated

Yes, The Sweet Kamias Will Bear Fruit In A Container

A lady buyer of two Sweet Kamias seedlings asked us if the fruit tree will bear fruit if she planted it in a container. Oh yes, it will bear fruit in a container. We have proven that in our own farm in Teresa, Rizal. The Sweet Kamias is not really […]

Yes, The Sweet Kamias Will Bear Fruit In A Container

Yes, The Sweet Kamias Will Bear Fruit In A Container

A lady who bought a couple of Sweet Kamias seedlings (not grafted) had asked. If she plants them in a container, will they bear fruit? As per our own experience, the Sweet Kamias will bear fruit in a container. We planted ours in a rubberized container with a diameter of […]

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