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Vermicompost boosts organic mangosteen fruit production

Inorganic fertilizer application can be substituted with vermicast or vermin worm manure without affecting the productivity of mangosteen. This, Magsasaka Siyentista (MS) Ruth M. Martinez found out in her Science and Technology-based Farm (STBF) project on mangosteen production at her farm in Brgy. Muan-an in Kidapawan City. At a technology field day held at her [&hellip

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How to Start a Vermicomposting Business

Vermicomposting is defined as the production of compost with the use of worms. It is a fast way to convert organic farm waste into organic fertilizer. It degrades waste as vermi or earthworm (African night crawler) feed on and digest waste materials. Vermicomposting results in a better quality product that is produced in only 4-6 [&hellip

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Calauag’s Saba better and healthier with vermicomposting

Calauag, a municipality located in eastern Quezon, rears an abundance of coconut that covers more than 22,000 hectares. With the predominance of coconut in town comes the rising of yet another high-value crop, saba. Aside from being the largest fruit awardee, the saba variety grown in Calauag possesses a quality that is decidedly comparable to [&hellip

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