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Adoption of ‘bhoochetana’

IN THE Philippines, about three-fourths of the 10 million hectares of agricultural lands rely on rainfed agriculture.Rain-fed agriculture means farming practises which rely mainly...

Availability of quality feeds

THE country’s dairy cattle industry is among the primary sources of income of cattle raisers, particularly farmers in the province of Isabela, where there...

Availability of locally produced fruits

CITRUS fruits have been known to be good sources of vitamin C and flavonoids.Scientists have described flavonoids as phytonutrients in plant-based food products that...

The queen’s income-generating potentials

CULTIVATION of pineapple is considered as an income-generating venture in the Philippines, particularly for the small farmers, due to the potentials which it offers.Because...

An opportunity for farmers

USING or planting quality seedlings should always be considered in order to attain the proper growth and optimum performance of different varieties of vegetables.Farmers...

Developments in meat processing

AMONG the most nutritious food products is meat, however, it spoils rapidly due to microbial, chemical, and physical factors.But the Philippine Council for Agriculture,...

Mismanaged freshwater ecosystems

RIVERS, lakes, and other freshwater environment supply the water we need for drinking, growing crops, producing energy, manufacturing, and transport.However, freshwater environments have been...

Save the dying women

IT IS unfortunate and alarming to know that more than 300,000 women die each year due to cervical cancer.Cervical cancer is one of the...

Taro can generate opportunities

WHEN taro is mentioned, most consumers will think that this rootcrop is just an ingredient for cooking local dishes.But do they know that taro...

Productivity, mechanization, and post-harvest technologies

THE Central Luzon Agriculture, Aquatic and Resources Research and Development Consortium (CLAARRDEC) recently conducted the Rice Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and...

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