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Tondo-bred engineer successfully upgraded into a businessmen as he now runs 36 hectares of hybrid rice farm after having been OFW for 20 years

A Tondo-born electrical engineer has successfully upgraded into a businessman now running 36 hectares of hybrid rice farm after having been an OFW (overseas Filipino worker) to Saudi Arabia and Japan for about 20 years. Having been raised in a relatively crowded barangay of Manila, Tondo, Danilo Bolos, 58, never really knew anything about farming [&hellip

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The house that polvoron built

The story of the House of Polvoron is one that strikes a chord among readers simply because it’s a story of triumph borne out of hard work. It’s that often told tale of how a small family business grew from strength to strength to eventually emerge as one of the market leaders in its field. [&hellip

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Pat the Carrot Queen: From a plain housewife to a profit-earning farmer

Patria Zamora or simply “Pat” to her colleagues doesn’t mind being called “The Carrot Queen”. In fact, it makes sense because carrot, according to her, is her preferred vegetable crop. “It’s the most marketable so I always plant them. They have fewer pests, they don’t require too much fertilizer so they are easy to manage [&hellip

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Trailblazing Success in Agripreneurship

“My mind is like a machine that never stops working. All farmers must have a blue print of their dreams for them grow and flourish.” – Mr. Ruben M. Ragas, Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte. Gone are those days when farming was exclusively meant for family’s daily consumption. Mr. Ruben M. Ragas, 46, from Cabadbaran [&hellip

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