NOT FOR PIGS ALONE, GOOD ORGANIC FERTILIZER ALSO!

HE TRIES THE UNTRIED – What we like about the attitude of Capt. James “Bong” Reamon, a retired pilot and now an organic farmerin Gen. Santos City, is that he loves to try the untried. And in the process, he usually discovers something great. OTHER USES – Just like the […]

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SO NICE TO EAT, SO PROFITABLE TO GROW!

Farmers in Rizal and other areas east of Manila prefer to plant the white waxy corn rather than the hybrid yellow corn used for livestock feed. In roadside stalls in Teresa, Rizal, for instance, no other corn variety than the white waxy corn is being sold for boiling and grilling. […]

WHAT’S THE BEST PROJECT FOR YOU?

So many readers have now and then asked us.what is the best farm project for them. Well, we can not just give what’s the right project for everyone because each one has his own peculiar situation. Some have plenty of money while others don’t have enough. Others are highly educated […]

COMCOMPANION PLANTING DRIVES AWAY PESTS FROM HIS PLANTS

DR. Eduardo Paningbatan Jr., a retired soil scientist from UP Los Baños, has a very practical way of preventing insect attack on his plants. Like the Arugula that he is growing in baskets made of coco coir and coco peat which he nourishes with his special plant nutrients. What does […]

MICRONUTRIENTS: So small amounts yet very vital for high quality yields!

Plants need micronutrients in very small amounts but they are important nevertheless in the plants’ proper growth, flowering and fruiting. Let’s get to know them. CALCIUM (Ca) – It is required by plants for continuous cell division and formation. It increases fruit setting; controls water intake/usage of cell colloids. If […]

MANGO FRUIT DISORDER: Boron deficient?

a NOW IT CAN be told. The owner of the mango tree with fruits suffering from a certain disorder is Dr. Quintin S. Doromal, a former president of Silliman University. We posted it in our blog on June 14, 2020. CHOKANAN – The mango is a Chokanan which Dr. Doromal […]

GROW YOUR KANGKONG THE CLEAN AND EASY WAY

Dr. Eduardo Paningbatan Jr., a retired soils scientist from UP Los Baños, has devised a system of growing your favorite upland kangkong so that you can produce your kitchen requirements on a sustainable basis without your having to water your plants every so often. You can leave them for weeks […]

CASH FLOW EVERY OTHER DAY FROM JENJEN!

IF you are a farmer looking for a crop that you can grow and harvest within a short time, take a second good look at cucumbers. Farmers in Majayjay and Liliw, Laguna, agree that cucumbers like the Jenjen variety from Ramgo Seeds can give a fast return to the grower. […]

US-88 YIELDS RECORD RICE HARVEST IN BICOL

HERE’S ONE more proof that with good seeds, good agricultural practices, proper farm management and with the cooperation of the weather, the Philippines can produce its own rice requirements. RICE CHAMP – Farmer Genaro Tamon of Magarao, Camarines Sur on May 12, 2020 harvested 15.73 metric tons of rice (286 […]

PUT UP YOUR OWN FARM SCHOOL AND MAKE BIG MONEY

DO YOU WANT to make a big income in agriculture? One route is to put up a really reputable farm school staffed by competent teachers who teach short courses in practical farming. If the farmer already has a farm, he can already start with that. By converting that into a […]

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