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AGRITRENDS: Some like it hotter!

Chili or hot peppers – or “siling labuyo” – get their kick from a phytonutrient called capsaicin located in the inside wall of the...

AGRITRENDS: Understanding African swine fever

“The strong growth in demand for pork has the potential to increase income opportunities and alleviate poverty among rural and agricultural households in the...

AGRITRENDS: AQUACULTURE NOW MAKING WAVES

With fish fast disappearing from food tables, there is no better way but to develop the country’s coastal and oceanic aquaculture for food security...

AGRITRENDS: Multipurpose uses of jackfruit rediscovered

“The world has always been like this: one man feasts on the jackfruit and the other gets stuck in the sap,” says a familiar...

AGRITRENDS: AQUACULTURE: ANSWER TO DWINDLING FISH SUPPLY

From the objectivity of space, the earth is overwhelmingly composed of water.  Land appears almost as an afterthought. “Oceans cover nearly 71% of the earth’s...

AGRITRENDS: THE GRASS OF HOPE REDISCOVERED (Second of Two Parts)

“WHAT would a poor man do without bamboo?  Independently of its use as food, it provides him with the thatch that covers his house, the...

AGRITRENDS: THE GRASS OF HOPE REDISCOVERED (First of Two Parts) 

The bamboo industry in the Philippines has the potential to grow “but it needs a proper research and government support for it to prosper,” said Roy...
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AGRI TRENDS: Climate-resilient road, bridge rise for IP community

Brgy. Kidawa, Laak, Compostela Valley Province – “We had two ‘bridges’ here but they were nothing when the flood came.” Medino Andao, a barangay councilman...

AGRI TRENDS: DA strengthens pest management strategies

To further understand the risk factors for pest outbreaks particularly on rice, the Department of Agriculture in Region XI (DA-XI) strengthened its capacities through...
Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang (second from right), Banaybanay Mayor Adalia Lopez (3rd from left), Director Ricardo Oñate Jr. (extreme left), Dr. Angelina Pancho, RTD for Research and Davao Oriental Provincial Agriculturist Rotchie Ravelo in a posterity pose with the Gawad Saka Outstanding Rice Farmer Edna Deypalubos of Banaybanay, Davao Oriental. Photo by Che D. Palicte DA-11

AGRI TRENDS: DavOr Hailed as Gawad Saka 2018 Champ

With their exemplary contribution in agricultural sustainability and productivity, the province of Davao Oriental was adjudged as this year’s Regional Gawad Saka over-all champion. Davao...

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