Category: Agri Business

11
Jun
2015

How To Start A Coffee Business

Do you know more than 12 billion pounds of coffee is being used each year throughout the world? Do you know every year about 500 billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world? Why not start a coffee business today and claim your share of profit out of this...

30
Apr
2015

Small Business on Seaweed Pickle Turns Big

“A business no matter how small is big enough for a sustenance seaweed farmer and his family.” This is what Ms. Enone V. Tepait of the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU) believes as she comes up with a technology on seaweed pickles. In the Philippine aquaculture setting, seaweeds...

16
Apr
2015

Fragrant Orange Jasmine Propagation

Fragrant Orange Jasmine Propagation. Orange Jasmine has pear-shaped leaflets that are dark green and glossy. After each blooming period, its white blossoms turn into orange and scarlet fruits.

26
Mar
2015

Fruit Wine Making

Fruits can be transformed into wine through a process called fermentation. All it takes is heating to bring about the chemical reaction plus other ingredients. Choice of fruit varieties. Grape is not the only fruit which we can make good-quality wine. Natives fruits such as cashew (kasoy), duhat, pineapple, guava,...

03
Mar
2015

Guyabano (Soursop) Production Guide

Guyabano or soursop is one of the minor crops that is gaining popularity because of its economic uses. It is a nutritious fruit, rich in ascorbic acid, potash, phosphorous and calcium. The edible portion is 70% with food energy of 63 calories and the sugar content ranges from 4 to...

23
Feb
2015

Nata de Piña and Pineapple Jam Recipe

Pineapple is a well-known fruit and can be found abundant in traditional markets, especially during harvest season. Consumers are fond of this fruit not only because of its delicious taste, but also because of its high vitamin and calorie content which is good for the health. Pineapple is often consumed...

15
Feb
2015

Peanut Business Farming

Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) or groundnut has been a popular crop in the Philippines. It is considered one of the major field legumes grown by farmers but its production has been low and erratic. Among the provinces in the Philippines, the top producers of peanut are Isabela, Pangasinan, La Union,...

16
Jan
2015

Agritourism, a new business model for mango growers

Agritourism, a new business model for mango growers My plan is to contribute to Philippine Agritourism starting with the development of a new website. The idea is to promote mango farming using a different business model. If you are a small mango grower in the Philippines, you should also consider...

12
Jan
2015

Lettuce Production Guide

Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) is the most popular salad vegetable. Its high fiber but low nutrient value makes it an ideal vegetable for those who watch their diet. There are many types of lettuce. The most popular locally is the crisphead type, which includes grand rapid type varieties. Oakleaf and...

08
Dec
2014

Peach Production Guide

Peach (Prunus persica) belongs to the family Rosaceae. It is a small, willowy, deciduous tree. Seedling trees can reach a height of 7.5 meters while asexuallypropagated trees grow from 2 to 4 meters. Peach is used as table fruit but it can be dried and processed by canning and bottling....

17
Nov
2014

Planting Asparagus

Asparagus, the hardy, branching, herbaceous plant, is a very succulent vegetables. Its numerous branchlets and very fine delicate foliage make the tops valuable for decorative purposes. The current supply of asparagus is largely imported and still not enough to meet increasing local demand.