Tips On Growing Our Sweet Baliming In Containers

ONE EXOTIC fruit that we are really proud of is our Sweet Balimbing or Star Fruit for a number of good reasons. DELICIOUS – The fruit is sweet and very juicy. It can be eaten fresh from the tree or made into refreshing juice with little honey. The fruits are […]

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EXOTIC FRUITS: Seedless Varieties From The Sarian Farm

THESE ARE seedless exotic fruits from the Sarian Farm in Teresa, Rizal that you would love t grow in your farm or garden. NO.1 – MINI MAKOPA from Indonesia. This is a prolific bearer at least twice a year. Marcots that are two feet tall are ready to fruit when […]

AGRILINK 2020 CANCELLED!

AGRILINK  2020 will not push through this year as the pandemic crisis has screwed up preparations for the event. The trade show was originally slated on the first week of October. NO.1 – Agrilink is the biggest agri expo in the Philippines which in the past more than 20 years […]

RIGHT WAY TO GROW SABA

RIGHT WAY TO GROW SABA RIGHT CARE – If you manage your Saba banana plantation right, you could produce P360,000 worth of fruits in one-fourth hectare (2,500 sq.m) in the second year after planting. That’s the experience of Ponchit Ponce Enrile in a farm he managed in Lipa City. WHAT’S […]

GREEN PAPAYA HAS ADVANTAGES

GREEN PAPAYA HAS ADVANTAGES YOU WANT to meet one more successful OFW, don’t you? Sure you do. Right? Okay, here is another one. BETTER INCOME HERE – A former OFW who worked for five years as a construction worker in Saudi Arabia is proving that he can make more money […]

REDUCE PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN VEGGIES

DR. SUSAN MAY F. CALUMPANG of UP Los Baños has identified four easy ways to remove pesticide residues in vegetables we cook. We met her at the UPLB-Media TechKnow Talks on October 1, 2016 in a Quezon City restaurant. ONE CAN’T BE SURE – A scientist with the College of […]

BENITO IS REALLY MAGALING

BENITO IS REALLY MAGALING BENITO MAGALING, the vegetable grower extraordinaire from Lipa City whom we featured once in our blog, is really “magaling” (smart). Why? In what way? Read on. DOESN’T BUY FARM-READY SEEDLINGS – Well, unlike many commercial tomato growers who buy ready-to-plant seedlings (an average of P2.05 per […]

RIGHT WAY TO HARVEST BANANA

RIGHT WAY TO HARVEST BANANA WHEN YOU harvest the bunch of your banana, don’t cut the trunk to the ground. Leave 1 meter or more standing. Why?  WATER & NUTRIENTS – Well, that will help nourish the sucker left behind to grow faster and healthier. That is because the old […]

YOUR OWN NATIVE CHICKEN BREED

YOUR OWN NATIVE CHICKEN BREED HOW WOULD you like to have a breed of native chicken named after you? That could make you very proud. That could be your legacy. The thing is you can if you persevere. Read on. THE EXPERT – Dr. Synan Baguio, the livestock expert of […]

START SMALL, EXPAND IF SUCCESSFUL

START SMALL, EXPAND IF SUCCESSFUL  A FORMER Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) has found he can make as much money by growing vegetables in his hometown as when he was working abroad. The fellow is Wilber Sabatchi of Mankayan, Benguet. 11 YEARS ABROAD – For 7 years, Wilber Sabatchi worked as […]

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