FARM TIP: Don’t Overcrowd Your Pigs

FARM TIP: Don’t Overcrowd Your Pigs

Make your pigs comfortable. Don’t overcrowd them. That is the advice of Gil SP Garcia of Agrichexers, a feed company. He is also the chairman of Kooperatibang Pangkabuhayan ng Sta. Maria (Bulacan). His co-op has contract growers who are given weanlings to raise plus all the feeds and technical assistance. […]

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BENITO MAGALING: He Has A Practical Harvesting System

BENITO MAGALING, the vegetable grower we featured three times in this blog earlier, has a practical way of harvesting his crop for the market. For instance, several years back  when he planted a rented two-hectares to Django finger pepper, he programmed that he would harvest two tons every day. He […]

SOMETHING NOVEL: Tilapia Ice Cream You Can Make At Home

ICE CREAM now comes in every imaginable flavor. From the traditional chocolate and fruit flavors, ice cream comes also with a veggie twist. Think of malunggay or even the spicy chilli. The latest, however, goes aquatic with the introduction of the tilapia flavor. Prof. Dana G. Vera Cruz of the […]

COLORED TILAPIA: Excellent For Making Dried Fish

COLORED TILAPIA: Excellent For Making Dried Fish

One novel preparation of the colored tilapia, sometimes called kingfish, is dried something like the “danggit” that you and I love for breakfast. This dried colored tilapia is a new preparation by Dr. Frank dela Peña a fisheries expert and educator, the founder of Aces Natural Farming Institute in Panabo […]

SHEEP MULTIPLY FAST AND EASY TO TAKE CARE

SHEEP MULTIPLY FAST AND EASY TO TAKE CARE

IF YOU ASK Dr. Ronaldo Sumaoang what small ruminant he loves to raise, he will readily tell you it is the sheep. He finds it much easier to raise than goats. They are less prone to pneumonia and colds compared to goats, according to him. From a few pairs that […]

FARM TIP: Give Enough Assignment To Your Workers

FARM TIP: Give Enough Assignment To Your Workers

John Teodoro, the Bougainvillea King, has a practical way of maximizing the efforts of his farm workers. He gives them enough assignment for the day. If not, they will have too much free time and they will loiter around. Perhaps they will go to gossip with the neighbors because they […]

How To Induce Multiple Sunflower Flowers

How To Induce Multiple Sunflower Flowers

Normally, we see sunflower plants with single large flowers. Well, we have discovered that you can induce sunflower plants to produce several flowers not just at the tip of the plant but all along its main stem from the bottom. We have seen several such plants showcased at the recent […]

LON: The Action Man

Lon (that’s the only name he gave) sent a comment on our post about Cirila Cuyacot, the lady farmer scientist from Bohol who found out that watering her peanut plants with sea water resulted in more robust plant growth and higher pod yield. In that post, we expressed our hunch […]

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