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Bottle Gourd (Upo) Production Guide

Bottle gourd or calabash (Lagenaria siceraria [Molina] Standley), is commonly called upo among the Tagalogs. Other local names are Tabungaw (Ilocano) and Kandol (Ibanag). This is a herbaceous, annual climbing plant with long strong tendrils and simple leaves. Fruits are globular, bottle- or club-shaped. Its length reaches up to one meter long. When the fruit [&hellip

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Adlai Production Guide

Unknown to many Filipinos, Adlai also called Job’s Tears (Coix lacryma-jobi L.) belongs to the family Poaceae or the grasses, the same family to which wheat, corn, and rice belong. But unlike weeds, the stem of adlai could grow from 1 to 3 meters tall (from 3 to nearly 10 feet). The grains, which come [&hellip

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How to Raise Cattle in the Backyard

Backyard cattle fattening has gained popularity as an important business project of the livestock industry in the Philippines. Raising cattle in the backyard gives the farmer year-round work and provides him with extra income. How to Raise Cattle Types of Cattle Raising 1. Cow-Calf Operation 2. Breeder Farm Operation 3. Growing-Fattening Operation Cow-calf Operation Cows [&hellip

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Swine/Hog Raising Investment Guide

Hog Raising Guide. Swine Raising is a popular enterprise such that there is a proliferation of backyard hog raising which dominates the swine industry. Hog Raising made easy

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Cucumber Production Guide

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.), is a monoecious annual vegetable belonging to the Cucurbitaceous family with creeping (trailing) vines up to 5 cm long. The leaves are triangular-ovate and 8-14 cm long; flowers are staminate and pistillate, occasionally hermaphrodite, about 2-3 cm across. The fruits are usually cylindrical, 10-30 cm long, more or less rounded in [&hellip

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Starting a Coaching Business

10 Practical Tips to Help You Build a Successful Coaching Business By Simon M. Smith Building a coaching business is tough. Coaching is a hard sell. The reality of building a coaching business (and any business) is often not what people envisaged when they decided to start out on their own. I have grown my [&hellip

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Pechay Production Guide

Pechay (Brassica rapa L. cv group Pak Choi) is an erect, biennial herb, cultivated as an annual about 15-30 cm tall in vegetative stage. Ovate leaves are arranged spirally and spreading. The petioles are enlarged and grow upright forming a subcylindrical bundle. Inflorescence is a raceme with pale yellow flowers. Seeds are 1 mm in [&hellip

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Lanzones Production Guide

Lanzones (Lansium domesticum) is grown throughout the entire Southeast Asian region, ranging from Southern India to the Philippines for its fruit. It is a seasonal crop so it produces fruits only in late September through early November and the rest of the year you wait. The tree is erect, short-trunked, slender or spreading; reaching 35 [&hellip

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OWWA’s Programs and Services for OFW

OWWA is the government welfare institution that protects and promotes the interest of member-Overseas Filipino Workers. It develops responsive programs and services for the social protection of its members. With a membership fee of US$25.00, an OFW is entitled to the following benefits and services: I. SOCIAL BENEFITS A. Disability and Dismemberment Benefit Disability / [&hellip

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