Get a copy of the April 2019 issue of Agriculture Magazine and find out how farmers in Calinan District in Davao City are improving their cacao production through Community-based Participatory Action Research (CPAR) implemented by the Bureau of Agricultural Research of the DA.
The article is written by Rita T. dela Cruz. The participating farmers are improving their cacao production through the rehabilitation of their ageing trees by means of grafting them with recommended varieties like UF18, W10 and BR 26.
You will also read about Changing the Way We Look at Cutting Trees. Thee are several misconceptions regarding the cutting of trees. Read about them in the April issue. Cutting trees promotes regeneration, improves habitat for many species, and maintains forest health in the long run. It also provides a source of livelihood for residents from the upland areas.
There’s also an article on addressing the climate change through science. Better get a copy of the April issue. It is available in book stores and in outlets of Manila Bulletin nationwide.
On the cover is the A Liang Mushroom Garden in Taiwan which boasts a wide variety of mushrooms and processed mushroom products. It attracts a lot of local as well as foreign visitors.