Sunday, September 23, 2018
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-6)

BFAR to LGUs: It’s closed fishing season

A month before its implementation, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-6) is already encouraging local government units to observe the yearly three...
Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol leads the groundbreaking ceremony of the Agricultural Machinery Testing and Evaluation Center (AMTEC) inside the Western Visayas Integrated Agricultural Research Center (WESVIARC) compound in Jaro district, Iloilo City.

P24-M AMTEC to be constructed in Iloilo City

A P24-million Agricultural Machinery Testing and Evaluation Center (AMTEC) will soon rise in Iloilo City. The Department of Agriculture (DA) will fund the construction of...
THE DOCTOR IS IN. Dr. Alfredo Gulmatico inspecting the organic bitter gourd.

Farmer M.D.

A close to three decades of hectic hospital and clinic schedules and even emergency room calls did not stop Doc’s Haven Farm owner pediatrician...
The marker outside the production building. Photo by Clark Vilalruel Antiquiera

Sapal People’s Handicraft: A community-based best practice worth emulating

The Sapal People’s Handicraft and Processed Food Center in Barangay Sapal, San Lorenzo, Guimaras is a classic example of women empowerment by way of...
AGRIBUSINESS | LARRY LOCARA

Farm Integration and Diversification are the keys to survival (3)

Subdividing The Farm Lot for More Production and Income (2) In the previous column we started to subdivide the farm lot, reducing the rice area...
AGRIBUSINESS | LARRY LOCARA

Farm Integration and Diversification are the keys to survival (2)

  Subdividing The Farm Lot for More Production and Income Citing the assumed one hectare lowland but rain fed farm that is planted solely to rice...
AGRIBUSINESS | LARRY LOCARA

Farm Integration and Diversification are the keys to survival

With the shrinking farm size, the average farmer can barely feed his family now a days. Iloilo farm size has steadily shrunk in the...
Figure 1. The students of the Central Philippine University College of Agriculture, Resources and Environmental Sciences do their laboratory exercises at CPU Zarraga Farm (photo courtesy of Jovelyn Villegas).

Does farming has a brighter future?

“Study diligently and don’t be like us. We kept on struggling but the luck is away from us”. This is a familiar anecdote from...
Mrs. Lea Deala, of Barangay Tinocuan, Dingle, Iloilo. Photo from RMN Iloilo facebook page.

An Outstanding Lady Integrated Farmer of Dingle, Iloilo

Mrs. Lea Deala, of Barangay Tinocuan, Dingle, Iloilo never expected that the common passion for farming that she shared with her husband will be...
Rex Casiple | Education Forum

CHED Graduate Education Scholarship for Faculty and Staff in K-12 Transition Period

In 1998 only 33 percent of faculty members in higher education institutions (HEIs) nationwide were holders of master’s and doctorate degrees. The Commission on...