Industry News

Climate smart agriculture

Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

2nd of two parts

In February this year, I attended the InterDrought-V Hyderabad Conference organized by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) that was held in Hyderabad, India, where a host of issues were discussed there.

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Some practical farming ideas from Thailand

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 00:00

Visiting farms in other countries often rewards us with practical ideas that could be copied or duplicated where it is appropriate in the Philippines.

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Ilocos Norte ‘tissue cultured” garlic yields positive result

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 00:00

LAOAG CITY — Now, it can be claimed. Tissue cultured garlic grows well in Ilocos soil. Showing a bunch of freshly harvested garlic from a tissue-cultured bulblets, Ronald Garalde, a garlic farmer from Burgos, Ilocos Norte has the biggest smile among Ilocos garlic growers here for becoming the first to deliver a certified virus-free garlic planting material ready for the next harvest season.

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Agri lab construction starts this year

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 00:00

CONSTRUCTION of the Southern Mindanao Integrated Agricultural Laboratory (Sominal) at Tugbok District is already on its clearing stage and is expected to be finished by 2019, an official of the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.

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