FARM MECHANIZATION: More Trained Operators Needed

FARM MECHANIZATION: More Trained Operators Needed

Farm mechanization in the Philippines is fast gaining ground but there is a need to strengthen the human resource capacities to ensure that investments in the farm machines are maximized. That was the message of Jose Luis Fernandez, representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) who was guest at […]

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PINOY MICROSATELLITE: Big Boon To Agriculture

The Pinoy Microsatellite developed by scientists and engineers of the Department of Science and Technology and which is slated to be launched into space shortly will benefit Filipino farmers in a big way, according to the DOST statement. How? Once launched into space, the microsatellite will be able to send […]

TO HOG RAISERS: Prevent Disease Outbreaks

IN LIVESTOCK FARMS: Prevent Disease Outbreaks

A livestock extension specialist urges hog raisers  to undertake measures to prevent possible disease outbreaks that can undermine their farm’s production and profitability. The expert is Dr. Allen Valdeavilla, an extension veterinarian of Univet Nutrition and Animal Healthcare Company (Unahco). He pointed out that the abrupt changes in ambient temperature being […]

FROM PHILMECH: Brown Rice Mill & Compact Corn Mill

The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) has developed a brown rice mill and a compact corn mill that could prove useful to farmers and entrepreneurs in many parts of the country. The brown rice mill will enable the users to produce brown rice which is recommended for […]

IN NAGA CITY: Coco Water Pasteurizer And Chiller

IN NAGA CITY: Coco Water Pasteurizer And Chiller

The Philippine Center For Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) has developed a coconut water pasteurizer and chiller. It has set up one in Pili, Naga City in a bid to help the coconut farmers increase their income. Processed coconut water is a healthy drink and can be a money maker […]

ROOTCROPS FIESTA: August 10-11, 2015 At Visayas State University, Baybay City, Leyte

ROOTCROPS FIESTA: August 10-11, 2015 At Visayas State University, Baybay City, Leyte

A Rootcrops Fiesta will be held on August 10 to 11, 2015 at the Visayas State University in Baybay City, Leyte. This event specifically intends to promote the technologies in cassava processing as well as the food products derived from this rootcrop to interested stakeholders. The event also aims to provide […]

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