CHRISTIAN RILLERA: He Refused To Go To College So He Could Be A Fish Farmer

CHRISTIAN RILLERA: He Refused To Go To College So He Could Be A Fish Farmer

Meet a young man in a hurry who refused to go to college so he could enjoy his passion for growing bangus and later broilers. He is 27-year-old Christian Rillera of Bolinao, Pangasinan, who is taking charge of more than a hundred hectares of fishponds in an island that the […]

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BY DR. DANILO P. PADUA: Four New Strawberry Hybrids

BY DR. DANILO P. PADUA: Four New Strawberry Hybrids

During our trip to Benguet, March 16-18, 2017, we met the gentleman who is considered the most knowledgeable in strawberry breeding at the Benguet State University. He is Dr. Danilo P. Padua, formerly dean of the BSU College of Agriculture, now a full-time professor. He is very proud of four […]

DENNIS MIGUEL: Set To Establish Record Yield In Rice

DENNIS MIGUEL: Set To Establish Record Yield In Rice

Dennis Miguel claims he has a small farm with a big dream…to break the world record in rice harvest. He said (as of Feb. 25, 2017) he has a standing crop of 1.5 hectares in Isabela which is in its maximum tillering stage. “We have two weeks to go before […]

DR. WILLIAM D. DAR: Agribusiness Center Named After Him In India

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), in Patancheru, India, honored former agriculture Secretary William D. Dar, who served as its Director General from 2000 to 2014, by naming a new building after him. Known as the ‘William D Dar Agribusiness Centre,’ the facility houses ICRISAT’s Agribusiness […]

Filipino Scientist Wins Awards In Japan

Filipino Scientist Wins Awards In Japan

A senior science research specialist of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has won three awards, one at the Interdisciplinary Workshop on Science and Patents during the Tsukuba Global Science Week held in Tsukuba, Japan and in two other events in that […]

DR. JONATHAN NAYGA: Proud of His Class AA Abattoir At The Isabela State University

DR. JONATHAN NAYGA, director of the Cagayan Valley Small Ruminants Research Center at the Isabela State University in Echague, is very proud that the Center has acquired a Class AA abattoir. This means that the animals slaughtered in his abattoir can be sold nationwide. Although goat is the specialty of […]

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