Broccoli and Cauliflower Production Guide Part 1

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica Plenck) is one of the most expensive vegetables in the Philippines. It can be boiled, steamed, stir fried, or sauteed with other vegetables. It is fairly high in vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin. Broccoli is being cultivated in about 207 ha, mainly in Benguet

Growing Carrots, Part 3 Cost and Return Analysis

Cost and Return Analysis per Hectare (2006 Data) Variable Cost a. Labor (P220/man-day [MD]) Clearing (20MD) – 4,400 Bed preparation (20MD) – 4,400 Manure application (1 5 MD) – 3,300 Planting (25 MD) – 5,500 Sidedressing/hilling up (30 MD) – 6,600 Spraying (10 MD) – 2,200 Weeding/hilling up (30 MD) – 6,600 Irrigation (10 MD)

Growing Carrots, Part 2 Management

To prepare tea manure, soak 3A sack of dried cow or horse manure in a 3A plastic drum (200-L capacity) of water. Soak for 5-7 days with frequent stirring. Dilute tea manure in up to 20 parts water and spray on the leaves at 1-2 weeks interval. To prepare FPJ, mix three parts chopped plant

Growing Carrots, Part 1 Preparation

Carrot (Daucus carota L.) originated from Central Asia with Afghanistan as the primary center of origin. It is one of the most important vegetables commonly grown in the Philippine highlands. The production areas are in Benguet, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Cebu, Davao del Sur, Negros Oriental, and Bukidnon. In 2006, the volume of production

Healthy Chicken Kare-Kare Recipe (Food Business)

Kare-kare is a Philippine stew. It is made from peanut sauce with a variety of vegetables, stewed oxtail, beef, and occasionally offal or tripe. Meat variants may include goat or (rarely) chicken) It is often eaten with bagoong (shrimp paste), sometimes spiced with chili, and sprinkled with calamansi lime juice. Any Filipino fiesta particularly in

Why Invest In Goat Farming

Goats are very popular among Filipinos because they require low initial capital investment, fit the smallhold farm conditions, and multiply fast. Culturally, goats are integral to every special occasion such as birthdays, baptisms, weddings, and fiestas. Hence, they command a higher price compared with other meats in the market. Goats require low maintenance because they