PhilSCAT posters bag awards at CLAARRDEC Regional Symposium

PhilSCAT posters entitled “Biogas Technology: An Eco-Friendly Waste Management System for Rural Backyard Raisers” by Ramil R. Carbonel and Patricia P. Bernal bagged the 1st place for best poster while the poster entitled “Training on Integrated Pest Management for PhilSCAT and selected CLSU staff” by Val C. Garcia, Ramil R. Carbonel, won the 3rd spot both in development category during the Central Luzon Agriculture, Aquatic and Resources Research and Development Consortium (CLAARRDEC) 29th Regional Symposium on Research and Development Highlights hosted by Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) at Camiling, Tarlac on September 28, 2018.

Anchored with this year’s theme, “Postering Creativity, Innovation and Resiliency in a Challenging S&T Environment”, the partcipants –scientist, researches, communicators, extension workers, policy makers, student and farmers were given the privilege to interact with the technology generators and be able to evaluate and give feedback regarding the potentials of such emerging technologies and innovations.

Max P. Guillermo, PhD. president of TAU, Honorio M. Soriano, PhD. president of Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU), Tereso A. ABella, PhD., president of Central Luzon State University (CLSU), Maria Excelsi M. Orden, director for Research of CLSU, and Fe L. Porciuncula, PhD., director of CLAARRDEC graced the said event.

“TCA, now TAU, earned its current standing as SUC Level IV due to the initiative of the administration and faculty-researchers to produce relevant researches and technologies that would help the community partners and farmers in the region,” said Guillermo in his keynote speech.

The poster competition were evaluated by Jovita B. Agiam, PhD. of PLGU-Nueva Ecija, Alicia T. Nicolas of PLGU-Bulacan and Inah Cristia M. De Jesus of NEDA 3.

Posters were evaluated by its quality, clarity of message and visual impact.

For the research category of poster competition, “Dairy Goat Performance Analysis for Improved Productivity” won as the best poster, while “Enhancing Milk Production of Dairy Goats thru indigofera zollingeriana Supplementation” and “Development of Non-Destructive Moisture Meter for Green Coffee Beans” won the 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

The said regional symposium is an annual undertaking of the consortium that aims to facilitate the presentation and evaluation of technologies, significant research results and innovations ready for promotion and/or commercialization.

The this event, it showcased the productive and innovative researches of the senior and junior faculty from various Higher Educational Institutions in Region 3 and also senior researchers from other agencies and institutions. #RRCarbonel

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