A primer on organic squash production published by the UPLB-Institute of Plant Breeding and PCAARRD-DOST.
A primer on organic vegetable production published by the UPLB-Institute of Plant Breeding and PCAARRD-DOST.
A primer on Organic Eggplant Production published by PCAARRD-DOST.
Tillage is an agricultural preparation of the soil by mechanical agitation of various types, such as gidding, stirring and overturning. The purpose of tillage is to mix organic matter into the soil, to help control weeds, break up crusted soil or loosen up small area for planting. But nowadays, there are conflict on the effects of tillage in the soil. Is tillage really good for the soil?
Today, basil is one of the most widely-used culinary herbs and one of the most…
An aromatic herb in the mint family, Thyme (Thymus sp), the herb that is common…
Permaculture is a network of agricultural and social design ideas focused on replicating or directly using the features seen in natural ecosystems. The term permaculture was expanded and conceived by David Holmgren, then a graduate student, and his professor, Bill Mollison, in 1978. The word permaculture initially referred to “permanent agriculture”, but was developed to refer also for “permanent culture.” This is because social aspects were essential to a genuinely sustainable system, as also influenced by Masanobu Fukuoka’s natural farming philosophy.
Mr. Rudy Enteria, born in February 15,1969, is a member of Ikabuhi Microfinance Program (IMP). He was married to Mrs. Annaliza Enteria with two children namely Rony and Rea Riza. His farm is in Dona Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan and has a total land area of 2 hectares which is planted with rice and vegetables.
Luciana M. Villanueva, Jocelyn C. Perez, Floresca T. Agustin, Katherine C. Basalong, Crescinti P. Agluya,…
Since 2016, Center for Bayanihan Economicshas been certified as an organic farm under OCCP. Last December 29, 2017, CBE once again passed the certification process and is now certified for the period of December 29, 2017 – August 11, 2018.
The Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 or the Republic Act 10068 is an Act providing for the development and promotion of organic agriculture in the Philippines. It declares that the policy of the State shall be to promote, propagate, develop further and implement the practice of organic agriculture in the country.
Organic Certification Center of the Philippines, originally formed to comply the ISO 17065 requirements, has been established as a distinct and independent organization. Its major role include advocating for and conducting training on organic farming and organic certification. In 2002, under Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), OCCP has been registered as a non-stock corporation whose principal purpose is to serve as an inspection body for food and food products as well as agricultural inputs to cater the agriculture industry and the consumer of certified products. Now, they are focusing on activities for inspection and certification services.