rice Archive

How to Make Soil Conditioners for Urban Gardening

Don’t you know that you can grow vegetables and herbs even if you only have a small space? With the application of soil conditioner, you can grow healthy vegetables and herbs in small plots or in plastic containers and enjoy a bountiful harvest at a minimal cost. This is true to Nilo F. Estrella who [&hellip

Read More…

Homemade Fish Tocino

Fish Tocino is a healthy alternative treat to pork tocino. Because moms find it easy to prepare and cook, it becomes a popular breakfast meal for their kids. Aside from that, fish tocino also makes an ideal baon or snack treat for the kids and grownups. Fish tocino making is also a good business idea [&hellip

Read More…

Farmers in big rice producing provinces to receive P1,200 per 20-kilo hybrid rice seed discount this rainy season

Farmers in big rice provinces Nueva Ecija and Pangasinan will enjoy a P300 per five-kilo (P1,200 for 20 kilos) hybrid rice seed aid this rainy season which should enable them to help boost Philippines’ 2013 rice production. Philippines’ pioneer hybrid rice seed producer SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC) is extending the aid in the form of [&hellip

Read More…

Bangladesh tapping rice seed of SL Agritech for its export of fancy rice

Bangladesh sent a mission through its Ministry of Agriculture (MA) to look into tapping into rice seeds in the Philippines through its partnership with SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC) in its aim to export fancy rice. The mission, led by MA Minister Matia Chowdhury, visited last May 23 SLAC’s Research Center in Brgy. Oogong, Sta. Cruz, [&hellip

Read More…

Goat-based Enterprises

Are you planning to invest in a profitable business venture? Why not goat raising? It only requires low initial capital and guarantees you a high return on investment even at the first year of operation for an economic-sized herd of not less than 25 does. Aside from that, different products from the different goat-based enterprises [&hellip

Read More…

Rice and Corn Recipes

Rice is a plant originally from Southeast Asia, with branching stems ending in a panicle formed of flowers or “spikelets,” from which the grains are formed. While rice is a staple food in the Philippines, the government is pushing for the planting of alternative crops for rice since its production inputs becomes expensive. However, to [&hellip

Read More…

US-based US Agriseeds puts up rice breeding station, releases a hybrid variety that enables farmers to plant during disease-infested rainy season

US-based US Agriseeds has put up a rice breeding station in the Philippines in line with government’s call to become rice-sufficient even as it releases to the market a variety that enables farmers to plant hybrid rice during disease-infested rainy season. The breeding station of US Agriseeds through local subsidiary SeedWorks Philippines Inc. (SPI) covers [&hellip

Read More…

Phils to hit 400 MT of fancy rice export by end-2013 as it sent off 100 MT Dona Maria rice to Dubai last October 24

The Philippines is hitting 400 metric tons (MT) of fancy rice export by the end of 2013 as it just sent off 100 MT of the Dona Maria hybrid rice to Dubai, aiding Philippines to exceed export target by 300 percent. The export to Dubai, to be distributed via a big international retail chain, is [&hellip

Read More…

Philippines puts name in global rice map as Dona Maria is exported through French Carrefour and to Los Angeles, USA

The Philippines anticipates to put its name in the global rice map as “Dona Maria” premium rice is set to be exported in October at 156 metric tons (MT) through one of world’s largest retailer, the French Carrefour. SL Agritech Corp., (SLAC), producer of Dona Maria Jasponica and Miponica brown and white rice, is all [&hellip

Read More…

Adlai: Champion crop of the Subanen Tribe

As most of us have neither seen nor heard of a crop called adlai, the Subanen tribe has known it all their lives. Adlai (Coix lacryma-jobi L.) is their staple crop. Adlai grains are pounded, threshed, and winnowed, cooked and served it steam just like rice. The grains are also fermented and served as pangasi [&hellip

Read More…