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Marshland made productive by creating embankments for planting high-value crops like cucumber.

Clever way to save a big amount

By Zac B. Sarian In 1992, the late Abe Tadeja invited me to his office in Quezon City so could meet and interview Cornelio Junio…

Lament of a Retired Tutor

Lament of a Retired Tutor

I can see the lightning strike the steel bars of the kitchen window. It’s nice to know the rains have come down, the frogs will…

MAXIMIZING PRODUCTIVITY – Jess Domingo maximizes productivity in his farm by planting spaces between his trees. In photo, he intercropped his calamansi trees with sweet potato and ginger. Camote tops is a nutritious vegetable while its roots are good for the health. He has also ginger plantings between his mango trees. Ginger is a high-priced farm produce these days. Aside from ordinary cooking, the rhizomes can also be processed into ginger tea, ginger candy and other high-value products.

Isabela-made implement digs cassava fast

By Zac B. Sarian A recently developed implement is going to benefit a lot of the cassava planters not only in Cagayan Valley but also…