Agriculture Magazine - June 2019
Agriculture Magazine - June 2019
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In this issue
Off-Season Mangosteen: Product of Science
Alaminos Goat Ties Guinness World Record, Gives Birth To Sextuplets!
Superior genetics, good nutrition, research and good management are the ingredients in successful goat dairying.
Mangosteen In Summer: It's Not Magic, It's Science
SUMMER is a favorite season to many for the warm vibes it brings, the longer days to spend outdoors, and time to crave for those mouth-watering fruits to keep energized and hydrated.
Luxury Integrated Resort Takes Steps Toward Sustainability
FOLLOWING ITS COMMITMENT to long-term sustainable programs, City of Dreams Manila has established ecoefficient operations such as vermicomposting and plant propagation on its property.
Cavite Coffee Farmers Encouraged To ‘Pick Red Cherries' For Fine Robusta
EARLIER THIS YEAR, the Philippine Coffee Board, together with the Amadeo, Cavite local government, launched Pick Red ‘Fine Robusta,’ a campaign to encourage farmers to only pick red coffee berries with the aim of reviving and refining Cavite’s coffee industry.
Producing Insect Meal And Oil For Fish Feeds
THE USE OF COMMERCIAL FEEDS in aquaculture can be 60-70% of the total cost of production. The high cost is attributed to the cost of feed ingredients such as fish meal and oil, which are becoming short in supply and expensive. Substitutes for such ingredients that are more available and affordable are needed by the industry. One such animal protein and energy source for fish feeds that has promise is insect meal and oil.
The Importance Of Sustainable Fishing In Food Security
RARE INC. PHILIPPINES, together with Balangay’s Best by Fishers & Changemakers, Inc. (FCI), and Slow Food Youth Network Philippines (SFYN), conducted a workshop about sustainable seafood/slow fishing, followed by a food tasting cooked by three well-known chefs using the products of Balangay’s Best.
Cocktail Of Plant Growth Stimulants Gives High Yields
A CHEMICAL ENGINEER who calls himself an innovator has come up with a cocktail of plant growth stimulants that has been proven to produce high yields in various crops. The fellow is Caysing Tan, 76, who has been doing his own research and experiments in his four-hectare farm in Cavite.
Chef Highlights The Importance Of Local Agriculture In Filipino Cuisine And Culture
WHAT WE GROW, be it food crops or livestock, isn’t just what we eat--it’s also part of what makes up who we are. This is the message that chef Jam Melchor wants to send. The chef has been on a crusade to popularize Filipino food within the Philippines by setting it in the context of culture. “Other countries have a University of Gastronomy whereas here, it’s always an afterthought,” Melchor says in Tagalog. “We don’t give it importance.”
Local Brewery Uses Indigenous Fruits To Create Signature Spirits
RAOUL MASANGCAY, founder and head brewer of Elias Wicked Ales and Spirits, a microbrewery based in Quezon City, seeks to create a name for itself in the beer industry with local produce by exploring the different, and somewhat uncommon products that can be made from them.
Mutant Papaya Has Long Fruit With Small Cavity, Sweet And Juicy
THIS RED PAPAYA shown here is something you will really love to eat because its thick flesh is sweet and juicy. This is not a hybrid developed by the major seed companies. It is a mutant that came out in our farm in Teresa, Rizal.
Agriculture Magazine Description:
Publisher: Manila Bulletin Publishing Company
Agriculture Magazine is the most widely circulated magazine of its kind in the country. Every month, it regularly features winning strategies of successful agri-people in various areas of farming, including sustainable technologies in the production of crops, livestock and poultry and fisheries. It also covers food processing, creative marketing, plant and animal nutrition, farm management, research results and many others.
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