Rising demand puts taro on the menu for farmers

Rising demand puts taro on the menu for farmers
By JIMMY KALEBE, The Independent PNG Rising demand puts taro on the menu for farmers THE demand for taro in Lae is increasing with more farmers growing the root crop for local and commercial consumption. According to researcher Ignatius Gena, of a Goroka-based food company, the potential of commercialising the root crop was high... more →
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Morobe man takes big bite into apple farming

Menyamya villager Eric John
Menyamya villager Eric John Menyamya villager Eric John has registered an apple business and plans to develop an orchard on his land in Morobe. John said he has seedlings in his nursery and has trees growing on his land. His first seedlings came from an apple he bought in Lae in 2004 and he has since invested time and money on growing... more →
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