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Higher mango yield at lower production cost

By Zac B. Sarian Many mango farmers complain that they spend too much on inputs such as chemicals so that it is difficult to make…

The book of Dr. Rolando T. Dy will be launched on March 21 at the University of Asia and the Pacific in Pasig City.

New agribusiness book out soon

Manila -- A new book that calls for action on poverty reduction through a revitalized agribusiness sector will be out soon. Written by Prof. Rolando…

The World Cocoa Foundation described the agreement as "the first collective industry commitment to specifically end deforestation and forest degradation covering the global cocoa supply chain" (AFP/File / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / MANILA BULLETIN)

Cocoa industry agrees plan to tackle deforestation

By Agence France-Presse Major chocolate makers, including Ferrero, Nestle and Mars, agreed Thursday a landmark initiative to tackle deforestation in top cocoa producers Ivory Coast…


Some practical farming ideas from Thailand

By Zac B. Sarian Visiting farms in other countries often rewards us with practical ideas that could be copied or duplicated where it is appropriate…


This week in arts & culture

Visual arts Rosscapili’s latest oeuvre uses butterflies as metaphors rather than decors. He suggests that behind the winged color palettes of nature landing on flowers…