Agri Archive

Tomato Contract Growing

The incredible part of this is that you can plant without having to worry about where to acquire the capital you need. Just give the ISTPP the assurance that you will sell them your harvest, and you can avail yourself of their financial assistance with a zero interest rate. Engr. Felipe Mateo, the general manager

Fungicide for Fruit Farmers

Nordox 50 WP is the only copper fungicide in the Philippines that contains cuprous oxide as its active ingredient. Manufactured by Nordox AS of Norway, a leading producer of high-quality cuprous oxide for use in agrochemicals, Nordox also kills bacteria, breaking up the resistance of these pathogens and disrupting the buildup of disease in areas

Organic Insecticides

Farmers are rediscovering the use of so-called bio-sprays or organic insecticides. These prove to be efficient alternatives for synthetic pesticides which often have disastrous effects on ecology and on humans. One advantage of going organic is that the materials to be used are indigenous. Moreover, procedures for making organic pesticides are simple and do not

How To Make Solar Dryer

One of the most important phases in root crop chip processing is the drying stage. Proper drying assures appropriate moisture content. The most common method used is direct sun-drying. Here, the chips are directly exposed to the sun but also dust and dirt, especially if placed on streetsides. Since marketing standards are strict regarding the

Pasturing White Chickens

There are a number of reasons why you should try pasturing white chickens. First, the prices of white chicks are far lower than those of colored chicks. If you get them by volume from commercial hatcheries, the price really drops. They are easy to find in poultry supply stores in your area. Accessibility and lower