Extra Cash from Trash

For most farms, manure are pungent problems. But for a dairy farmer in Nueva Ecija, it smells like extra money.

New ties inked for the AxR hybrid rice seed production

PhilSCAT is widening its reach for the promotion of hybrid rice seed production through collaborations with the Prasad Seeds Philippines, Inc. (PSPI), government agencies from Regions 1 and 3 and its local government units. Click here for more details…

PhilSCAT affirms another 47 potential seed growers in Mindanao

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The Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology (PhilSCAT) affirmed another group of potential seed growers in Mindanao through its On-Site Season-long Training (OSSLT) Course on Hybrid Rice Seed Production and Certification during the closing and graduation ceremony held on May 13, 2016 in Banaybanay, Davao Oriental. The 47 graduates from the said training…

NOT JUST YOUR TYPICAL FARMER

Melecio P. Reguindin Jr, 45, of Ramos Tarlac, is not your typical farmer. He became an ultimate pride of his community after winning the National Gawad Saka for Outstanding Local Farmer Technician for two consecutive years in 2015 in Cebu City and just this April 2016 in Resorts World, Manila. TRUE CALLING He never thought…

‘Barrio’ mechanic on call

Just like people, things also needed to be taken care of more so if it aids as in the performance of job that sustain us. In our generation that requires greater efficiency in work, delays cannot be tolerated most of the time. Same goes to our farm where we need to schedule our activities due…

Two top performing CHRLs wows Ilocos Norte farmers

The two top performing Chinese Hybrid Rice Lines (CHRLs) – LP 937 and LP 952, amazed the farmers and participants of the recently conducted Farmer’s Field Day for the Techno-Demo of the Chinese Hybrid Rice Lines held on February 23, 2016 located in Brgy. Alejo Malasig, Vintar, Ilocos Norte.

PhilSCAT affirms another 47 potential seed growers in Mindanao

The Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology (PhilSCAT) affirmed another group of potential seed growers in Mindanao through its On-Site Season-long Training (OSSLT) Course on Hybrid Rice Seed Production and Certification during the closing and graduation ceremony held on May 13, 2016 in Banaybanay, Davao Oriental. The 47 graduates from the said training was composed of 36…

PhilSCAT takes part in Guimba’s 1st Agri-Aqua trade fair

Resounding, the theme “Sigla sa Agrikultura, Yaman ng Magsasaka”, the Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology (PhilSCAT) took part in the 1st Agri-Aqua trade fair of Guimba held at Umali Gym, Municipal Town Hall on March 6, 2017.

Cheng Liangji: A LEGACY TO UPHOLD

Now that PhilSCAT’s 5-year project implementation is about to conclude, the working contract of all the Chinese experts will soon end as well. This may mean goodbye to some, but as long as the Philippine and China cooperation stand strong to its commitment to uplift the Philippine agriculture, it will always mean ‘until we meet again’.

Philscat, Philmech collab produce 30 ‘barrio’ mechanics

In partnership with the Philippine Center for Postharvest and Development (PhilMech), the Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology successfully produced 30 certified ‘barrio’ mechanics in the recently conducted training on Repair and Maintenance of Small Farm Engines held at PhilSCAT Workshop I on March 20-25, 2017.

Bulacan farmers train on rice transplanter operation, seedling preparation

Aimed to extend the technical know-how on using the mechanical rice transplanter to the farmer-participants and enhance their technical capability on seedling preparation using the double-mulching technique (DMT), a total of 25 farmers from Pulilan, Bulacan successfully undergone a training on the operation of the rice mechanical transplanter using DMT on January 3, 2017.

PhilSCAT, DA RFO 3 gear up to capacitate farmer co-ops

A total of 78 farmers have undergone 2 batches of capability training on the basic operation and maintenance of Selected Farm Machineries for Region 3 farmer-cooperatives on the Mechanical Rice Transplanter and Double-Mulching Technique on March 8-9 and March 16-17 respectively.

China’s Ministry of Commerce evaluates PhilSCAT TCP 2

With PhilSCAT to conclude its second phase of project implementation, the China’s Ministry of Commerce conducted an on-site evaluation and inspection on March 21-22, 2017 at PhilSCAT zeroing on the project’s accomplishments and impact to the Philippine rice farming sector.

PhilSCAT’s Chinese experts bid last farewell

As the PhilSCAT’s second technical cooperation between the Philippines and the People’s Republic of China is about to conclude by June 2017, five Chinese experts bids their last farewell to their Filipino colleagues through a send-off party held at the PhilSCAT’s Multi-purpose hall on March 3, 2017.

New set of farm service providers to roll out in Region III

A new set of farm service providers from Region III attended the 2-day training workshop on the basic operation and maintenance of mechanical rice transplanter and Double Mulching Technique on May 2-3, 2017 in partnership with Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office III (DA-RFO III) and PhilSCAT. A total of thirty two (32) participants from…

Mainam na combo sa pagsasaka

Gamit ang pinakamahusay na kasanayan at tamang kaalaman sa pagsasaka, si Mang Abel ay umani ng 980 kaban ng M38 na tumitimbang ng 65 kilo kada sako mula sa kanyang 5.5 ektaryang-sakahan o katumbas ng 11.58 tonelada kada ektarya na halos mas mataas kumpara sa walong toneladang inani niya noong nakaraang sakahan bago subukan ang M38.

Tagumpay sa produksyon ng hibridong palay

Sa larangan ng agrikultura, isang magandang pagkakitaan ang pagpoprodyus ng hybrid rice. Ngunit kaakibat ng teknolohiyang ito ay ang malaking puhunan kumpara sa konbensyonal na pagtatanim ng palay.

Kampeon sa pagsasaka

Para kay Vasquez, diversification ang susi sa matagumpay na pagsasaka. “Huwag tayong makuntento sa iisang kalakal lamang. Kailangan nating mag-isip ng iba pang pagkakakitaan bukod sa tradisyunal na pagsasaka,” bahagi niya.