Scientific studies show ‘tree of hope’s’ pharmaceuticals and cosmeceuticals potentials

Scientific studies show ‘tree of hope’s’ pharmaceuticals and cosmeceuticals potentials NAGA CITY, CAMARINES SUR – Considered as a valuable commodity in the Philippines, especially in Bicol, because of its industrial, commercial, environmental and nutritional benefits from its roots, trunks, branches, leaves, saps and fruits, pili became popular as the “tree of hope.” Products derived from – continue reading

Top performing  implementers of corn and cassava programs  accorded awards

BUHANGIN, DAVAO CITY –    Some 2,000 delegates from all over the country gathered in an inland resort  of this city for the  four-in-one event :  the 14th Philippine National Corn Congress, the awarding ceremonies for   the 6th National  Quality Corn Achievers Awards(NQCAA) ,  the 2nd Cassava Cluster  Management Excellence Award (CCMEA) and the 2nd Cornucopia – continue reading

Bicol region bagged 4 prestigious awards in National Organic Agriculture Achievers Search

CEBU CITY – The Bicol Region bagged four (4) out of the nine (9) National Organic Agriculture Achievers Awards during the 15th National Organic Agriculture Congress held on November 13-15, 2018 at the Waterfront Hotel this city. Agriculture Undersecretary Ariel T. Cayanan and National Organic Agriculture Focal Person Engr. Christopher Morales led the awarding ceremony. – continue reading

DA-PCAF to measure agri mechanization in Bicol

NAGA CITY – Five years after the signing and implementation of the Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (AFMech) law in June 2013, how far has agricultural mechanization gone in our country? This is the question, the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) want to answer. Farm mechanization is not – continue reading