Grow pummelo and jackfruit in your farm
A lady lawyer who is developing a farm in northern Luzon consulted us on what’s new in fruit trees. She said she has bought practically every variety from our nursery in Teresa, Rizal.
We learned that she is developing about eight hectares and has already planted a few of each kind from our collection. Well, we asked her about her purpose in developing her farm. Is it just a hobby farm or is she interested in producing commercially for profit.?
Of course, she said, she wants the farm to be profitable. To which we recommended that she better select one or two crops that she can grow in really big volume. We told her that if she just grows only a few of each kind, she will not make any profit. No big buyer will go to her to buy her harvest. Whatever little harvest that she will make will not be worthwhile bringing to the market because the cost of transporting will probably be more than the value of her harvest.
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