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Siganids can now be raised commercially

The fish is called malaga in the northern part of Luzon, where it is very popular. But in Mindanao, it is known as kitong...

Corteva Agriscience, DA Hold Forum on Fall Armyworm Management

Global agriculture leader Corteva Agriscience, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture (DA), recently held a forum for...

EDGE DAVAO’S TACIO WINS BINHI AWARD FOR AGRI TOURISM REPORTING

EDGE Davao was the lone paper from Mindanao that was included in the list of winners of the 44th...

Hope in VCO

Don’t look now but virgin coconut oil VCO) is reportedly showing promising result in managing COVID-19 cases. 

BIG DEMAND FOR SEA CUCUMBERS

“Yes, we used to have a lot of sea cucumbers in our coastal areas.  They have been depleted because of over-harvesting.”...

DRIVING AWAY PESTS WITH BOTANICAL “CHEMICALS”

When Secretary Emmanuel Piñol of Mindanao Development Authority visited the vegetable growing region of Bukidnon recently, he observed that native Talaandig farmers...
AGRITRENDS: BUY LOCALLY, PROTECT HOG INDUSTRY

AFRICAN SWINE FEVER NOW IN SOUTHERN MINDANAO

While Filipinos are frantic about the proliferation of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the Department of Agriculture (DA) announced that...

BT CORN TOWARDS FOOD SECURITY

Borne of its golden ears, corn is a most welcome crop anywhere it grows.  So, it’s not...

GROWING RICE ORGANICALLY

Mention Bohol and what comes to mind are the 1,776 Chocolate Hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometers,...

GROWING RICE ORGANICALLY

Rice is the staple food of Filipinos.  In fact, studies show each person eats more than half a kilogram...