Category: Agri Business

30
Jul
2019

Growing Mangosteen

Mangosteen, a delicious tropical fruit, is widely grown in Mindanao and is abundant during the months of July to September. It is one of the most praised of tropical fruits because of its amazing health benefits. Mangosteen is eaten fresh. The white, juice pulp around the seeds can be made...

25
Jul
2019

Growing Watermelon

One of the major fruits in the Philippines is watermelon. Pakwan, as it is called in Tagalog, is eaten mainly as dessert. Its rind is used in making preserves and pickles. Varieties. Klondyke, Stripped Klondyke, Charleston Gray and Dixie Queen are varieties most commonly grown in the country. Hybrids from...

25
Jul
2019

Growing Chrysanthemum

Belonging to the family Compositae, chrysanthemum or mums, for short are those delicate and enchanting flowers popular in white and pastel shades of pink and yellow. Chrysanthemums (Chrysanthemum morifolium) are short-day plants which grow well in areas with low temperature such as Baguio and Benguet. Chrysanthemums may be sold individually...

16
Jul
2019

Coffee Farming and Cultivation

Introduced in the Philippines in 1740, coffee remains one of the country’s leading export commodities. And as long as there are coffee drinkers, coffee culture will remain a profitable business venture. Coffee varieties. There are four known coffee varieties; Arabica, Liberica, Excelsa and Robusta. Arabica is considered the best quality...

16
Jul
2019

Banana Flour Making

Banana fruit is a horticultural commodity that can be processed and preserved to expand its marketing value. Various processed banana products have already been developed, such as, sun-dried banana and banana crispy. A new product with a potential commercial value is the banana flour made from fresh and ripe banana....

12
Jul
2019

Oyster Mushroom Farming Using Grass Substrate

Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp.) are normally grown either on softwood sawdust or on composted rice straw. The technology described in here uses three grasses: Flute reed (Phragmites karka), wild cane (Saccharum spontaneum L.) and tiger grass (Thysanolaena latifolia). All three grasses are abundant especially along the sides of roads.

04
Jul
2019

Simple Hydroponic System

Simple Hydroponic System – How To Make Hydroponics. Trough hydroponics is a simple method of growing vegetables without soil. Simple hydroponics system guide.

30
Oct
2018

How Green you’re Horse Farm Actually Is?

There are some quite simple and environment friendly horse keeping practices available, which can easily bring you and your animal into harmony with land. Implementing some of the green practices on your horse farm is neither expensive nor that tough. Most of the points are primarily interconnected. Let’s take an...

03
May
2018

How to Make Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO)

Virgin Coconut Oil is getting global reputation as the healthiest and versatile oil in the world. The Philippines is considered one of the best sources of virgin coconut oil and it’s also gaining popularity in the country. Virgin Coconut oil is extracted only from fresh coconut (not copra) meat naturally...

12
Apr
2018

Makabuhay as Botanical Pesticide for Lowland Rice

Makabuhay is a Filipino term which means ‘pro-life or to give life’. Makabuhay (Tinospora rumphii Boerl) is a climbing, dioecious vine reaching a height up to 15 meters long. Makabuhay plant has many benefits especially its stem is used as a primary ingredient in concocting preparations that would prevent spread...

09
Feb
2018

Bougainvillea Bonsai

Everyone wants their living space to be graceful. One of the many ways to do it is growing an indoor Bonsai tree. Bonsai Tree helps a person to bring nature’s beauty into his home. There is a variety of bonsai trees available. Bougainvillea bonsai is one of the most grown...