16 May '15, 2pm

Blueberry farms in the PH? Just like (hopelessly) raising durian in sandy Pampanga

The sad truth is raising commercial-scale blueberries and cranberries here is just like raising durian in sandy Pampanga. It can’t be done. No way, now how. One can do it, but it would have to end up as a fool’s quest. Raising crops on a commercial scale is primarily about one thing – location. Or, to put it simply, soil type. There is no location in the country, including the famous La Trinidad strawberry planting sties, that is viable for raising berries on a commercial scale. Sure, one can raise berries in pots or pans, but we are talking here about commercial-scale berry plantations.

Full article: http://www.manilatimes.net/blueberry-farms-in-the-ph-just...

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