Latest S&T News in REGION 1

ILOCOS FARMERS SAY CARRAGEENAN IS EFFECTIVE
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  Despite the disruption of typhoon Ompong during the testing of Carrageenan Plant Growth Promoter for wet season in Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur, it was able to record positive impacts on rice during the Carrageenan Field Day at Ilocos Norte Experimental Center of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Dingras, Ilocos Norte recently. One of the impacts echoed during the event is the increase in plant height, panicle length, and the number of filled grains, thus eventually increase the grain yield from 5.13 to 5.39 tons per hectare. There were four treatments during the wet season testing. First treatment is the application of full granular fertilizer, a farmers practice based on soil analysis; second is the application of half recommended rate of granular fertilizer; third is th...   read full story

DOST EYES MORE SCIENCE SCHOLARS IN ILOCOS SUR
Posted: Friday, November 09, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) looks forward for more scholars in Ilocos Sur with the conduct of qualifying examination for the 2019 DOST-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Undergraduate Science and Technology Scholarships on October 21 at the University of Northern Philippines (UNP). A total of 604 aspiring science scholars took the qualifying examination held in two venues in UNP from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM with morning and afternoon sessions. The examination will determine qualifiers since it is designed to test their abilities in academic and professional success primarily in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Mr. Ramon S. Sumabat, Provincial S&T Director in Ilocos Sur, said that he is expecting more qualifiers under the Undergraduate S&T Sch...   read full story

DOST-PCAARRD binisita ang Carrageenan PGP field sites sa Pangasinan
Posted: Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Binisita kamakailan ng mga kinatawan ng Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) ang mga ‘carra...   read full story

21ST CENTURY MODEL CLASSROOM, A DREAM FOR NEW SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL IN LAOAG
Posted: Monday, November 05, 2018
  "The 21st Century Model Classroom of the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute's (DOST-SEI) is possible for the Rodolfo CG Fariñas Jr. National Science High Scho...   read full story

Produksyon ng oyster mushroom isinusulong bilang ‘alternative livelihood' sa Rehiyon 1
Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2018
Isinusulong ng isang proyekto ang produksyon ng kabuting oyster bilang karagdagang kabuhayan sa rehiyon ng llocos, partikular sa mga matataas na lugar sa llocos Sur na madalas tamaan ng mga kalamidad....   read full story

MARSSE: "SUSTAINABLY-MADE", THE KEY TO GLOBAL MARKET
Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Sustainability and quality of products are among the important factors to consider in the world of entrepreneurship. One has to consider a lot of planning and consultations in order to build and e...   read full story

DOST LAUNCHED PH STANDARD TIME IN ALAMINOS
Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10535 or the Philippine Standard Time (PST) Act of 2013, the Department of Science and Technology in Region 1 (DOST 1), together with the local government of Alamin...   read full story

MAKABAGONG TEKNOLOHIYA, PRODUKTO, TAMPOK SA ALAMINOS
Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  Itinakda na ng Kagawaran ng Agham at Teknolohiya (DOST) dito sa rehiyon uno ang selebrasyon ng Linggo ng Agham at Teknolohiya o Regional Science and Technology Week noong ika-18 hanggang i...   read full story