Agri Archive

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

Arabica Coffee Production and Management

Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) is a promising economic crop for some areas of the Philippines with an elevation of 1,000-1,500m above sea level, a temperature range of 17-25°C, and with soil pH of 5.2-6.3. It offers bright prospects for enterprising farmers because of the following reasons: its dried bean commands a price of 80-130 pesos

Cassava Production Technoguide

Cassava is one of the important root crops in the Philippines because of its many uses. Aside from being used as food, and feed ingredients, cassava is also used in the manufacture of industrial products. It is also used as raw material in the production of ethanol. Moreover, cassava can be processed into different food

Rice-Prawn Farming System

Source of Technology A modified technology of the Department of Agriculture, Rice + Fish Farming System was launched in 1979. In the year 2001, an on-farm research on rice and prawn farming was initially introduced in the upland areas of two barangays Oples and Taytay, Nagcarlan, Laguna. Technology Description Rice-prawn culture is considered to be