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Bio-organic Fertilizer from Sweet Sorghum Residues

Who would have thought that farmers can still extract profit from residues? An innovative, environment-friendly technology to convert sweet sorghum bagasse into bio-organic fertilizer has been developed by researchers from the Bicol Integrated Agricultural Research (BIARC). Bio-organic fertilizer is compost from any organic material that has undergone rapid decomposition through...

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Growing Sweet Sorghum

Growing Sweet Sorghum. Sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) is a plant that looks a lot like corn but with the grain on top rather than to the side. Sweet sorghum is being promoted as major source of bioethanol for addressing the energy problem in the country but it goes beyond that as it also provides human food, livestock feed and forage, and organic fertilizer. Hence, the 4Fs in sweet sorghum production: Fuel, Food, Feed/Forage, Fertilizer.