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IPB VAR 6 White Corn Good For Dieters, Diabetics

IF YOU ARE A DIABETIC, or you are overweight and dieting, why not consider eating white corn, especially IPB Var 6, the variety that the Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB) in Los Baños has been disseminating to farmers?

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Agriculture
April 2017

Int'l Agri Research Agency Honors Former Agri Chief

THE INTERNATIONAL Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Patancheru, India, recently honored former agriculture Secretary William D. Dar—who served as its Director General from 2000 to 2014—by naming a new building after him.

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Agriculture
April 2017

Forced Molting Extends Duck's Egg Production

THESE DAYS, it is profitable to produce duck eggs because there is not enough supply for making salted eggs and balut. The price, according to our source, is R6.80 each at farmgate. Balut is now retailing as much as R16 apiece and salted egg at R12 each.

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Agriculture
April 2017

Explore The First-ever Sunflower Maze In The Philippines

IF YOUR CONCEPT of a “day farm” destination in the country is the sight of ordinary agri crops, grazing farm animals, and a glimpse of a simple and rustic way of life, well, you are probably off the mark.

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Agriculture
April 2017

Enterprising Couple At The Weekend Market

AN ENTERPRISING husband and wife tandem operates the most popular food stall today at the AANI (Agri-Aqua Network, Inc.) Weekend Market at the Arca South, formerly FTI, in Taguig City.

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Agriculture
April 2017

Dost, Landbank Seal Partnership for Onestore.PH

THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DOST) formally sealed its partnership with LandBank for the oneSTore.ph Project with the recent signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the two entities at the LandBank Plaza in Manila.

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Agriculture
April 2017

Benefits Of Giant Bamboo

ASIDE FROM BEING A SOURCE of raw materials for the construction of houses, the production of handicrafts and furniture, and a basis for livelihood programs, bamboo is seen as an alternative crop which has potential soil-trapping capabilities.

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Agriculture
April 2017