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AGRITRENDS: ACTIVATED CARBON: “NEW” PRODUCT FROM COCONUT

“(Coconut) is the biggest agricultural export, yet there is way more we can do especially in higher value product exports.” – Dean Lao Jr.,...

AGRITRENDS: HOW UPLAND FARMERS CAN COPE WITH CLIMATE CHANGE

“By planting more crops in one area, farmers can rely on several streams of income and food sources.  If one kind of crops...

AGRITRENDS: THERE’S MORE TO COCONUT THAN JUST COPRA (Second of Two Parts)

Coconut has been touted as a “lazy man’s crop.” According to an old legend, coconut is God’s gift to the lazy man....

AGRITRENDS: THERE’S MORE TO COCONUT THAN JUST COPRA (First of Two Parts)

Coconut is known as the “tree of life.”  And it’s not called as such for nothing. 

AGRITRENDS: GOING NUTS OVER BUKO JUICE

If you don’t know what “BJ” stands for, then you are not doing your homework lately.  It is simply the acronym for buko...

AGRITRENDS: There’s a huge international market for calamansi

In some parts of the world, it is called Philippine lime.  But most Filipinos call it calamansi or calamondin and in the Visayas and...

AGRITRENDS: Silver Lining in Coconut Industry

The coconut industry is still in a quandary.  Last year, in an open letter...

ENVIRONMENT: MARINE TURTLES ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION

It’s not just tawilis, lapu-lapu, sharks, and giant clams that are fast vanishing in the country’s waters. The Switzerland-based International Union for the Conservation of Nature...

AGRICULTURE:FINDING SOLUTION TO DECLINING FISH CATCH

“An island nation, the Philippines necessarily depends, to a large extent, on its fishery resources for its food.  Fish, which used to be among the...

AGRITRENDS: THE SPECTER OF EL NIÑO (Last of Three Parts)

It rose out of the tropical Pacific in late 1997, bearing more energy than a million Hiroshima bombs.  By the time it had run its...

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