Category Organic-Based Farm Practices


The Central Luzon State University Extension Center Webinar Series Season 3 has been publishing research-based sustainable agriculture technologies. The topic for the first series is Organic Pesticides and Concoction Production for Vegetable Farming presented by Dr. Jonathan Galindez, OIC-Director, University…

Organic-based farm practices in CBE Part I

Organic-based farm practices are manifested throughout the CBE–from the terraces-occupied facade to the edges of the pathways, from small space turned into an urban agricultural prototype to the rainwater catchment. In this article, we showcase the first batch of the…


Vermicomposting is a sustainable biotechnological process of producing a vermicompost in which certain species of earthworms are used to enhance the process of converting waste into an environment-friendly fertilizer.

System of Rice Intensification

Organic farming is not only about reviving traditional practices like adding rice straw and applying manure. There is a science behind that makes agriculture production sustainable and climate-resilient. This kind of approach has a significant role to play in addressing…

Vetiver grass technology

Vetiver is a rapidly growing grass (Gramineae Family) that has been used since ancient times for various purposes which includes thatching, aromatic oil production, medicine, and soil and water conservation in farmlands.

Bio-Intensive Gardening

Bio-intensive gardening is a modern form of organic gardening that focuses on rebuilding and maintaining soil fertility through nutrient cycling. It is a usable technique, which aims at diversified cropping and bed preparation on small plots of land with maximum yield. It involves harvesting a diverse range of crop varieties that are less susceptible to pest outbreaks. This process has financial gains, preserves indigenous seed varieties and has a good crop sales value.

Postharvest Handling of Rice in CBE Farm

Center for Bayanihan Economics (CBE) farm in Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm in Angat, Bulacan sustains the excellence in production of organic rice. Handling of rice from harvesting until milling is important as its cultivation stage because it ensures the good quality of rice. CBE’s rice post- harvest production involves threshing, sacking, weighing, drying, storing, transporting, receiving, packing/labeling, and storage.

Hardening, Simple yet Effective

Hardening is "a treatment that makes the tissues firm to withstand unfavorable environment like low temperature, high temperature and hot dry wind."

Natural na Pagpuksa sa mga Peste sa Palayan

Ang mga pesteng insekto ay matatagpuan sa ekosistema ng mga tanim na nagdudulot ng pinsala tulad ng pagbaba ng ani kung hindi makokontrol ng maayos. Ang napapanahong pagsasagawa ng istratehiya sa pagkontrol ng mga peste ay kailangan at napakahalaga sa pagtatanim.