PhilRice introduces controlled irrigation: less water used, greater yield for farmers

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One square meter of rice field uses about 2,000 liters – or the equivalent of 10 drums used in Filipino households – of water from soil preparation to last irrigation. But farmers continuously flood their fields with 3,000 liters (15 … Continue reading

Puypuy farmers, local entrepreneur team up for vermicast production

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by Myrrh Caithlin L. Gutierrez BAY, LAGUNA – Brgy. Puypuy vermifarmers harvested about 200 kg of worms on August 26, 2013 with the help of the Green Wrigglers Enterprises (GWE). The harvest was transported to Tarlac for the opening of a … Continue reading