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How to start your Mushroom Business?



There is a businessman who lost his entire business during a typhoon but instead of giving up what he had, the entrepreneur still continues what is left. During rainy season he saw a mushroom it is white and beautiful. After that, he studies the mushroom if what kind it is and how does it grow. He plants and harvests the mushrooms. The mushroom is considered as a delicacy in the Philippines and other Asian Country and it is profitable. Many Filipino doesn't know mushroom farming due to lack of knowledge.
If you are interested to start mushroom farming you must read this.

THE NEEDED EQUIPMENT
° Hammer
° Nails
° Carpenter Saw
° Supply of water
° Sugar supply
° Packaging
° Tank of gasoline
° Plastic Sheet
° Banana Leaves
° Leaves
° Mushroom Spawn (starter)
° Bedding (wood)
° Ammonium Sulfate
° Weighing scale

This tools above are needed for planting mushroom. You can buy them in stores.

CAPITAL TO START
You don't need a big land to plant mushrooms, bigger land size is only suitable if you intended to have a big farm in the future.

It only cost 10,000 pesos to start mushroom farming it includes 2 laborer wage and the expenses for transportation. You can have much return than it cost for only a month, however, you will need a proper study to understand the nature of your business.

In planting mushroom it is very important the place. Take note that mushroom needs different location according to its type. You also need to consider the type of mushroom that is fit for your capital.

SPAWN FOR MUSHROOM
You need to get a spawn for your mushroom. Making a spawn from your own is the cheapest option you have than buying in the market.

SUBSTRATE
It is where the mushroom is being cultivated. Take caring of the substrate by the use of water treatment(hot), compost fermentation, steam pasteurization, and the chemical sterilization.

HOW TO TAKE CARE YOUR MUSHROOM
All you need is proper temperature, light for insects not to come close, diseases and etc. The fresh harvested must store in 0-5 celsius good for 2 weeks and dried mushroom can last from 3 to 4 months.

BUSINESS REGISTRATION
Check your FDA for the guidelines of proper mushroom farming. Also register your business in Barangay, BIR and Business Permit.


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