Salvaging the coconut industry

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by: Ma. Karen Aira S. Lapitan After months of battling the problem known as the coconut scale insect (CSI, commonly known here as ‘cocolisap’) and containing the negative effects it had brought, the coconut industry in Los Banos slowly regains … Continue reading

Women in Agriculture: Boosting participation through post-harvest activities

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by: Reynelle A. Cariño Seeing each day as another chance for great opportunities, Benedicta always wakes up early in the morning, prepares her family’s breakfast, visits her ‘kalamyas’ stored in the kitchen with ‘saba’ bananas, waters her organic vegetables, and … Continue reading

‘Farmers’ to ‘Farmer-Entrepreneurs’: PCAARRD-LGU collaborate to teach farmers about marketing

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by: Johanna Marie F. Drece “Napakamura na nga ng benta mo tapos babaratin ka pa,” said the frustrated farmer, Mang Nestor. Just like any other small-scale farmer in Los Baños, Laguna, 65-year old Nestor Pamulaklakin of Brgy. Maahas wants to … Continue reading

Putho-Tuntungin, Bagong Silang showcase organic produce at SyenSaya 2014

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by Charlene Ruth Espenilla Organic farmer collaborators from Barangays Putho-Tuntungin and Bagong Silang grossed about PhP 14,000 during the three-day SyenSaya 2014 Wonderama held at the EB Copeland Museum from September 10-12. The organic produce sold during SyenSaya included gabi … Continue reading

Putho-Tuntungin naglunsad ng proyektong vegetable container gardening para sa 4Ps

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ni Ricarda Villar Namahagi ng mga binhi ng pipino, sitaw, at kalabasa sa kanilang barangay covered court ang Brgy. Putho-Tuntungin sa mga miyembro ng Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) noong ika-13 ng Setyembre. Ang pamamahagi ng binhi ng gulay ay … Continue reading

Growing market for Red Nile Tilapia

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by Kristina Aloida N. Tolentino The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) showcased different innovations that aim to solve environmental, agricultural and food sustenance problems in the country during the 2014 Syensaya fair at … Continue reading