8th Philippine SME Business Expo and Conference to open on May 02, 2019

MANILA – Philippines’ Largest Business-2-Business Expo, Conference, and Networking Event for Small and Medium Enterprises – the 8th Philippine SME Business Expo & Conference [PHILSME] is now all set to open its 8th edition on May 02, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. The event provides growth opportunities […

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More GM products with nutrition enhancement and medical uses to be potentially released extensively in the market up to 2017

More genetically modified (GM) products with nutrition enhancement and medical uses will potentially be released in the market up to 2017 including vaccines and enzyme-rich corn that results in environment-friendly hog raising. The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) is optimistic there will be more GM or biotechnology products that will have […

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Microorganism offers hope of raising tree survival in reforestation

The Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ERDB-DENR) had developed a promising plant microorganism that can help trees to survive hostile soil conditions. According to Dr. Henry A. Adornado, ERDB acting director, this plant organism called mycorrhiza is known to benefit plants by making sure that plants and […

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Sweet sorghum feeds eyed as cheap alternative to corn feed, to raise farmer net income from broiler

State-run Pampanga Agricultural College (PAC) has started partnering with the private sector in a pilot use of sweet sorghum which can potentially lower feed cost to P20.49 per kilo and raise net income to P18.49 per kilo of chicken live weight. The development of sweet sorghum grains as complementary to corn grains as feed raw […

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The Top 10 Traffic Techniques

Traffic. There are times in our life when we want traffic and times we don’t. If you are on the road driving, trying to get from point A to point B, the less traffic the better. But, as a website or blog owner, without traffic you will not survive! There are numerous ways, both online […

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DA eyes Southern Leyte seaweed project to give jobs to skilled natives, eradicate poverty in coastal areas

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is eyeing to boost seaweed production in Southern Leyte to maximize seaweed’s niche to give jobs to highly-skilled seaweed growers and eradicate poverty in potential coastal areas. The project should harness the already existing Philippine asset as a producer of United States-Food and Drug Administration-approved Philippine Natural Grade (PNG) carrageenan, […

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CPAR boosts Atis production in Lobo

Lobo, Batangas has over 500 hectares of farmland planted with sweet sugar apple trees. The tree’s fruit, popularly known as “Atis”, is tended by over a thousand farmers. It’s no wonder why Lobo has been declared through Resolution No. 2011-61 as the “Atis Capital of the Philippines” in September 2011. Despite this recognition, Lobo started […

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A Nice Cup of Tea

A nice cup of tea is the usual answer in Britain and Ireland to any everyday problem. Nothing is so bad that a nice cup of tea with a friend or family member can’t make it better. Cup of Tea . Ingredients By the cup Yield: 1 cup 6-8 fl oz (20-25 cL) hot water […

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5 Investment Tips For Complete Beginners Looking To Get Started

Have you thought about using some of your money to invest in the stock market? You see all those stock traders driving around in their fancy cars and you want a piece of the action. You don’t have to join a secret club to start investing and if you want to throw some money into […

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Banana Glazed with Sugar in Ice Cream, Leche flan Recipe courtesy of Selecta

Summer season is in the air. Here’s some recipes which you could add on your list of food recipes to help you in your food business. Banana Glazed with Sugar in Ice Cream, Leche flan Recipe Ingredients 1 tub (750 ml) Selecta macapuno con Leche Flan Ice Cream 20 pcs Banana (Saba) 1 bottle preserved […

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Amaranth / Kulitis Production Guide

Amaranth / Kulitis I.Scientific Name: Amaranthus tricolor L; A. viridis L.; A. dubius C. Martius; A. cruentus L. II. Common Names/Local Names: Amaranth, Chinese spinach, tampala, pigweed (English) Kulitis , Uray (Tagalog) Varieties: Tiger leaf – spineless, leaf soft tender and variegated in color

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Soon to hit the market: An anti-diabetic, natural sweetener from sweet sorghum

A natural sweetener from sweet sorghum syrup will be hitting the market soon. And it comes in fine, milky-looking powder form. When asked how different the sweet sorghum sweetener is from the commercially available sweetener in the market, Mr. Antonio S. Arcangel, general manager of the Bapamin Enterprise, had no qualms in proudly stating the […

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