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AGRITRENDS: BUY LOCALLY, PROTECT HOG INDUSTRY

AGRITRENDS: BUY LOCALLY, PROTECT HOG INDUSTRY

In a recent news briefing in Quezon City, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol urged traders not to import pork products...
NEWBIE FARMER | Irone Glen Cabalida shows off his new product line: Bagitong Magsasaka tablea personifies himself being new but innovative young farmer. Photo by Jamille Fortades

AGRITRENDS: New kid on the choco block

by Noel T. Provido NEWBIE FARMER | Irone Glen Cabalida shows off his new product line: Bagitong Magsasaka tablea personifies...

AGRITRENDS: Waging war against quiet crisis (Last of Three Parts)

"FOR the wages of sin,” says the Holy Bible, “is death” (Romans 6:23).  “When man...

AGRITRENDS: Waging war against quiet crisis (Second of Three Parts) 

Poorest of the poor.” “Marginalized.”  “Illiterate.” These are some of the terms used to describe the upland farmers...

AGRITRENDS : Waging war against quiet crisis (First of Three Parts)

“Three out of four farmers in developing countries farm in the hills,” said Harold R. Watson, an American agricultural missionary.  “When...

AGRITRENDS: ABACA: STRONGEST NATURAL FIBER REDISCOVERED (Second of Two Parts)

Abaca used to be called “Manila hemp,” but it is not actually a hemp.  Unlike the Russian hemp or...

ABACA: STRONGEST NATURAL FIBER REDISCOVERED (First of Two Parts)

When people talk about farm production, these crops come to mind: rice, corn, banana, mango, cacao, coconut, and...

AGRITRENDS: GREEN GOLD OF THE FOREST (Second of Three Parts)

“A number of bamboo species are potential tools for carbonsequestration and combatting climate change,” Hans Friederich of theInternational...

AGRITRENDS: GREEN GOLD OF THE FOREST (First of Three Parts)

18So much studies have been done on rice, the country’s staple food.  But there’s another grass that deserves equal attention since it doesn’t only help...

CHOCOLATES COULD HELP ARREST CLIMATE CHANGE

Chocolates are not only good for your heart, but they are also good for the environment. “Good news for chocolate lovers: your sweet tooth could...

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