Category: Agri Business

06
Dec
2019

10 Philippine Medicinal Plants Approved by DOH

Medicines made from 10 DOH-approved Philippine medicinal plants have become ever more popular among Filipinos considering the expensive western medicines which most Filipinos could not afford. Herbal medicines has gained a wide acceptance and popularity among Filipinos in providing basic medical care. The government has implemented the Cheaper Medicines Act...

29
Nov
2019

Growing Garlic (Allium sativum L)

Garlic, scientifically known as Allium sativum L., is one of the most important food seasoning in the world. However, because of its many other uses, demand of this crop is continuously increasing. Aside from being an indispensable recado (ingredient), garlic is also used to cure athlete’s foot and hypertension. It...

29
Nov
2019

Alternative Processing Flour Facility

The baking industry has a new ally, a new flour-processing facility that does not depend on wheat is expected to be operational before the end of the third quarter of 2010. The facility is a joint project of Technology Resource Center (TRC) and Food Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) aiming to...

Philippine medicinal plant Cassia alata
26
Nov
2019

Philippine Medicinal Plants at your Fingertips

When we suffer from any illness, we are inclined to at once seek the help of a doctor or rush to a drug store for self-medication. But there are proven treatments to illness using plants commonly found around us. They can save us a good sum of money and provide...

26
Nov
2019

Honeydew Melon Production Guide

Honeydew melon is one of the more expensive and in demand fruit vegetables. It is an annual crop under the family Cucurbitaceae. It belongs to the melon group Cucumis melo var. inodorus generally called the winter melons, which include the smooth-skinned green-fleshed Persian, the yellow-skinned, green-or white-fleshed casaba and the...

11
Nov
2019

Mango Production and Farming Business

Philippine mango (the national fruit) is known worldwide as the best tasting variety of Carabao mangoes in the world. The Philippines produces about 1 million metric tons of mangoes a year (3.5% of the world production) – 95% for local consumption & 5% for export -it generates about US$35 million...

08
Nov
2019

Natural Farming Technology and Its Techniques

We looked for years various technology and looked at possible solution to ensure high yields but these methods, sadly, are not always the “best” solutions. The “Korean Natural Farming Technology” provides us the system of using fully local materials both for farm inputs and processing methodology. About two decades ago...

02
Nov
2019

Growing Organic Eggplant in Greenhouse

Growing organic plants remains to be one of the toughest jobs put forth before the modern day cultivators. Basics of agriculture remain the same even after many years. People would always want best out of any cultivable land. The aim is well justified only when sufficient facilities are available for...

02
Nov
2019

Yacon the Wonder Root Crop

Yacon Medicinal Root Crop Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius). A perennial herb endemic to the Andes. With spony stems purple projections; small, terminal yellow to orange colored flowers. A member of the sunflower family, with large, tuberous edible sweet roots, low in calories and are eaten raw. Leaves can tolerate partial shading,...

African Nightcrawler
23
Oct
2019

Starting a Vermiculture Business

The increasing cost of chemical fertilizers with the reduction of yield potential of soil and nutritional value of food due to chemical fertilizing practices lead to an in-depth search for an economically viable alternative. The use of Vermicast or Vermicompost was identified as the best alternative with regard to industrial...

23
Oct
2019

Growing Orchids using Tissue Culture Technique

Orchids are among the popular cutflowers in the world. It has become the object of attention of many cutflower growers as it captures an element of beauty through its complexities and elegantly formed sepals. Different species of orchids are used widely in flower arrangements, corsage making, and as collection specimens...

22
Oct
2019

How to Make Coco Sugar, Coco Nectar, Sap Drink and Organic Vinegar

How to Make Coco Sugar, Coco Nectar, Sap Drink and Organic Vinegar. Sequential toddy & nut production (SCTNP) technology which produces toddy and nuts from the same spathe of the palms has provided the farmers to increase farm income without sacrificing the copra products and fully maximize the economic potential...