Publications

A Guide to Citrus Production
Citrus is considered as one of the high value commercial crops (HVCC) grown in various parts of the country.
This Guide to Citrus Production contains information which intends to provide prospective citrus growers the knowledge and skills in effectively managing their citrus farms. The guide consists seven brochures on:

  • Common Citrus Species
  • Citrus Propagation and Management
  • Establishment and Management of Citrus Orchards
  • Fruit Development and Management
  • Integrated Pest Management on Citrus Production
  • Harvesting and Post-harvest Handling
  • Citrus Indexing

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 A Guide to Mango Production
Mango is one of the fast-income earning high-value commercial crops in the country today. Apart from its high demand in the Philippine market, the international market also have considerable demand for this commodity.
This Guide to Mango Production is designed to provide individuals, who are interested in mango production venture, with some comprehensive steps on how to grow mangoesfor local and international consumption.
However, since the kit is a general guide to mango production, practices may be modified in certain localities and areas in the country – depending on the soil, climate, pest vulnerability and other factors that affect the growth of mangoes.
This info kit includes the following brochures:

  • The Philippine Mango Industry: An Overview
  • Mango Varieties
  • Propagation of Mangoes
  • Cultural Practices of Mango Production
  • Integrated Pest Management of Mango Production
  • Harvest and Post-harvest Handling of Mangoes
  • Return of Investment

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A Guide to Mango Processing
This information guide on Mango Processing is designed for farm families and rural folk who are engaged in mango production venture.
The end goal of this kit is to help farm families increase the market value of fruit rejects and production surplus during peak seasons.
Processed mangoes have good market share here and abroad, thus promise good source of livelihood for those engaged in this venture.
The kit includes five mango recipes that can be easily done in a simple farm household:

  • Mango Jam
  • Mango Tidbits
  • Burong Mangga
  • Dried Mango
  • Mango Puree
  • Return on Investment
  • Overview of Mango Processing Industry

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Bangus Processing Information Kit
The Bangus Processing Kit contains tried and tested formulas for milkfish processing. Such formulas have been developed during the 1970’s and refined throughout the years to arrive at the best methods that would ensure the flavorful and delicious appeal of processed bangus.
The Kit is composed of six leaflets:

  • Deboning of Bangus
  • Smoking of Bangus
  • Processing of “Hamonadong Bangus”
  • Processing of “Lamayong Bangus”
  • Processing of “Burong Bangus”
  • Processing of Soft-Boned Bangus

The kit hopes to provide fishers and fishing communities with relevant information that may add to their income considering that bangus processing is now becoming a fast dollar earner.
 
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Hog Finishing Production Information Kit
This kit is about the management of hog finishers. Its contents are based on the modules produced and used by the ATI - International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ITCPH) in the conduct of their trainings.
The kit has five brochures and four leaflets. Topics included are:

  • Proper Feeding
  • Housing
  • Recording
  • Economics
  • Diseases
  • Stress Management
  • Marketing
  • Farm Activities
  • Signs and Symptoms in checking the health condition of the finishers

These information materials were developed to suit the needs of farmers engaged in small-scale piggery and for those who would like to raise pigs to augment family income.
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A Guide to Broiler Production
An information kit for prospective backyard poultry raisers which hopes to provide information on effectively managing poultry farms.
It contains the following brochures:

  • Starting a Broiler Project
  • Feeding Broilers
  • Broiler Housing and Facilities
  • Incubation
  • Disease Prevention & Control in Broilers
  • Broiler Diseases

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Meat Processing Information Kit
The ATI in cooperation with the International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ITCPH) came up with the Basic Meat Processing Information Kit to provide instructions for those who would venture in the meat processing business.
The Kit contains nine leaflets of various pork products such as

  • Canton Sausage
  • Corned Pork
  • Embutido
  • Hamburger
  • Pork Tapa
  • Quick Cured Ham
  • Skinless Longganisa
  • Slab Bacon
  • Tocino

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Coffee Production Information Kit
Coffee occupies an important place in the world economy, being widely consumed as the most prestigious beverage. Although it is one of the largest traded commodities in the world, only tropical countries like the Philippines can produce it. As such, the Department of Agriculture identified coffee as one of its priority commodities in order to be able to grab a share of the world market.
The Agricultural Training Institute produced a Coffee Production Kit to serve as guide for farmers, investors and entrepreneurs interested in coffee production. It contains the following brochures:

  • The Coffee Industry, an Overview
  • Coffee Varieties
  • Establishment of a New Coffee Plantation
  • Proper Fertilization Techniques for Fruit-Bearing Coffee Trees
  • Rejuvenation of Coffee Plantation
  • Integrated Pest Management of Coffee
  • Harvest and Post-harvest Management of Coffee

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The Philippine Cattle Industry
The Philippine beef cattle industry is predominantly catered by backyard type of cattle raising. Owing to the incresing human population, changing eating habits of the Filipinos and import liberalization, the local beef production is no longer enough to meet these demands.
This information kit was produced to guide individuals interested to venture into backyard cattle fattening. This kit includes:

  • Overview of the Philippine Cattle Industry
  • Backyard Cattle Raising
  • Diseases and Parasites
  • Immunization Schedule

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Banana Production Kit
 The banana industry contributes significantly to the Philippine economy. In fact, export earnings from banana production represent 2.3 percent of the total Philippine export revenue.
Also, a lot of Filipinos are dependent on the cultivation of this commodity. More than 40,000 farmers rely on banana for livelihood.
Thus, the Department of Agriculture identified the banana industry as one of its major thrusts considering that there is a large export market for bananas especially in Japan, Hongkong and the Middle East countries.
This production kit shares new technologies in banana production to serve as a guide for those interested to invest in the industry. This kit includes the following brochures:

  • The Banana Industry, An Overview
  • Cultural Management Practices of Banana
  • Propagation and Planting of Banana
  • Integrated Pest Management of Banana
  • Post-harvest Handling and Storage of Banana
     

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TQPM for Rice Production
The TQPM philosophy of doing the right things right the first time and consistently all the time to survive was applied in rice production. It contains the following:

  • Booklet on TQPM for rice
  • Know the 5s of TQPM

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Corn Production Information Kit
This information is about the whole production cycle of corn. It hopes to serve as a guide for farmers who would like to go into corn farming.
The kit contains the following brochures:

  • Cultural Management of Corn
  • Management Guide for the Various Stages of Corn
  • Pests and Diseases of Corn
  • Harvest and Postharvest Operations for Corn

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