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More people getting excited about Agrilink

More people getting excited about Agrilink

From all over the country agri-people are getting excited about the Agrilink trade show that will be staged at the World Trade Center in Pasay City come October 9-11. Our good friend Dr. Wilfredo Tiu of Dinagat Island has contacted us earlier to verify what date the agri expo will be held because he does […]

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Agrilink is here again!

Agrilink is here again!

The 2014 edition of Agrilink trade show is here sooner than you think. It is just about a couple of weeks away. Make sure to remember the date. It will be held on October 9 to 11 at the World Trade Center at the corner of Gil Puyat Avenue and Macapagal Blvd. in Pasay City. […]

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Saluyot as a potential money-maker

Saluyot as a potential money-maker

Some people are sharper than most others in spotting opportunities when they see one. Just like Ronald Costales, the poor boy who made good in organic farming and agri-tourism. He is the owner of Costales Nature Farms in Majayjay, Laguna. When he saw the picture of the big and tender leaves of the saluyot cultivar […]

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Special sale of Agriculture mag at Agrilink

Special sale of Agriculture mag at Agrilink

In the past editions of Agrilink, attendees bought a lot of Agriculture Magazine at very big discounts. Copies of previous years were sold at three copies for just one hundred pesos. This year, the same bargain price will be offered. Agriculture Magazine which is published by the Manila Bulletin is the most widely circulated magazine […]

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Tarlac farmers plant wilt-resistant eggplant

Tarlac farmers plant wilt-resistant eggplant

Farmers in a barangay in Gerona, Tarlac where big areas are devoted to eggplant, are quite unusual. They are practically growing just one variety for their own good reasons. This is Brgy. Santiago where eggplant is the farmers’ main source of livelihood at this time of the year. We visited the place last August 10 […]

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Business flying high at Flying Cow Ranch

Business flying high at Flying Cow Ranch

Leisure farms are the answer in Taiwan to the threats of their being a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The Taiwan government as well as the private sector believe they have to reinvent their strategy to become competitive. By promoting the concept of leisure farms, the small scale farmers can survive the onslaught […]

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Luring educated young people to the farms

Luring educated young people to the farms

The problem in developing countries (as well as in developed ones) is that the educated youths would rather work in the city than go back to the farm. This is as much a problem in the Philippines. Enrollees in agriculture courses are getting smaller. And even those who took up agriculture in college actually look […]

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Native Palawan fruits and other surprises at the Agri-Fair

Native Palawan fruits and other surprises at the Agri-Fair

You will be surprised at the many things you can discover if you attend agri-fairs. You meet interesting people and you also learn about what’s new about products and services in agriculture. Just like at the recent agri expo under the auspices of the Bureau of Agricultural Research, an agency of the Department of Agriculture, […]

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Agrilink 2014 just around the corner

Agrilink 2014 just around the corner

The 2014 edition of Agrilink trade show is sooner than you think. It is just about a month away. Make sure to remember the date. It will be held on October 9 to 11 at the World Trade Center at the corner of Puyat Avenue and Macapagal Blvd. in Pasay City. This time, let’s take […]

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New eggplant is resistant to disease

New eggplant is resistant to disease

Last August 10, we were invited to visit Brgy. Santiago in Gerona, Tarlac. Carlos Saplala of SeedWorks Philippines wanted us to see an entire barangay where the farmers are planting nothing but eggplant. SeedWorks is a company that distributes hybrid palay and vegetables. When we arrived in Santiago, we were really amazed at the extent […]

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