vermicompost Archive

‘Worm compost’ eases El Niño effect on rice seed production

Despite the El Niño, his lowland rice crops still reached harvesting stage with more filled grains and more seeds per panicle. Bernardo Calilung, Magsasaka Siyentista of Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center in Tarlac City, proved that the combined application of vermicompost and vermitea can improve soil condition and agronomic performance of selected rice [&hellip

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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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Former government agriculturist reaps whopping 306.8 cavans after integrating govt service learning into hybrid rice farming

A former municipal agriculturist reaped a whopping 306.8 cavans in his one hectare land in Isabela after integrating his learning from government service into hybrid rice farming. Dionicio Tamayao, 44, was an agriculture technician at the municipal agriculture office (MAO) in Reina Mercedes, Isabela with a function to help farmers achieve high yield. Now it [&hellip

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Vermi technologies increase rice yield

Using vermicompost and vermitea increases rice yield and generates higher income, according to Magsasaka Siyentista (MS) Rene Sebastian in a recent technology field day and forum held in this town. MS Sebastian attributed these positive results to his application of science and technology (S&T)-based interventions in his farm in Barangay Sto. Cristo. Sebastian also reported [&hellip

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