“Napakalaking tulong nito sa akin lalo na sa pagkunsumo ng gasul. Simula noong Marso 2015-hanggang ngayon ginagamit ko na ito sa pagluluto. Sa totoo lang, hindi ko na nga alam ang presyo ng gasul sa ngayon dahil 100% akong nakatitipid sa gasul gamit ang teknolohiyang ito,” paglalahad ni Mislang.
“Ang pamamahala ng bukid para sa akin ay isang kakayahan, maaari kang mag-enjoy sa trabahong ginagawa mo habang kumikita ng pera. Kaya nga naniniwala ako na ang pera ay nasa bukid, lalo pa’t may technology tayo na kung tawagin ay diversified farming system na maaaring magbigay sa atin ng maraming pagpipilian para kinita kumpara sa ibang sektor na pinanggalingan ko na,” dagdag niya.
The Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology (PhilSCAT) being among the working arm of the Department of Agriculture (DA) towards its goal of national rice self-sufficiency, actively participated in its campaign for quality seeds to boost rice production during the 3rd National Rice Technology Forum held in Polangui, Bicol on September 27-29, 2016.
The Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology (PhilSCAT) affirmed another 28 potential hybrid rice seed growers through its On-Site Season-Long Training (OSSLT) on AxR Hybrid Rice Seed Production and Certification during its graduation ceremony held on November 4, 2016 at Barangay Salvacion, Rosales, Pangasinan.
Several literatures and development experts alike agreed to consensus that mechanizing farm operations is one of the key factors in improving rice production in the country. However, in comparison to other Asian countries, Philippines is still among the nations adamant to fully mechanize its farming system despite the commercial availability of machineries for every farming operations from land tilling to postharvest handling.
He was once ordinary farmer with simple dreams, but today he is creating a big leap in the field of farming together with his fellow farmers.
“We are in a greatly-compromising ecological condition now, and we need to find ways to slow down such degradation which happens that this technology addresses. As I see it, it teaches us to become genuine environmentalist and use the efficient and reliable wastes disposal system which give us unexpected free benefits,” said Sagum in his closing note.
A new hybrid rice variety developed by the Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology was recently approved by the National Cooperative Testing (NCT).
Nowadays, apart from corroding corals, environmental degradation at an alarming rate confronts the earth. Most human activity leaves footprints of damage around the globe which in turn is determined to human themselves.
For most farms, manure are pungent problems. But for a dairy farmer in Nueva Ecija, it smells like extra money.
Longping 937 (LP 937) passed the National Cooperative Testing (NCT) and declared as national recommended variety suitable to selected areas of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao after its fourth deliberation last June 1, 2016 held at Hotel Elizabeth, Cebu City.