Latest S&T News in REGION 2

PH Calamansi association backs R&D programs to halt calamansi production decline
Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Representatives from the Philippine Calamansi Association, Inc. (PCAI), Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU) and Crops Research Division (CRD) of DOST-PCAARRD during a field visit at Satsuma Farm owned by Jessie P. Lammag, Citrus grower-cooperator at Barangay Cabuluan, Villaverde, Nueva Vizcaya. (Image credit: Crops Research Division (CRD), PCAARRD) The Philippine Calamansi Association, Inc. (PCAI) recently said that research and development (R&D) programs should address the declining production of calamansi in the country. This was raised recently in a meeting in Nueva Vizcaya. The meeting was held at Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU) with the university's experts, PCAI stakeholders, and the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team of the Philippine Council for Agricul...   read full story

RICH AND HEALTHY FOOD CROP HARVESTS DURING CARRAGEENAN PGP TESTING IN PROVINCES
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
     Carrageenan PGP (top photo) increases the yield of crops and improves the agronomic traits of plants. The experimental crops sprayed with PGP (right for corn and mungbean) were compared with the control crops (left for corn and mungbean). (Photos from DOST Region 2). Rich and Healthy Food Crop Harvests During Carrageenan PGP Testing in Provinces From Cagayan up north to Davao down south, farmers and agriculturists are awed by the bountiful yield of food crops during the on-going field trials of the Carrageenan Plant Growth Promoter (PGP). Developed by scientists from the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) in cooperation with the University of the Philippines – Los Baños National Crop Protection Center (UPLB-N...   read full story

Industriya ng 'citrus' sa Nueva Vizcaya, lubhang nakatulong sa pagpapabuti ng kalidad ng buhay sa probinsya
Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018
Isang mensahe ang ibinahagi kamakailan ng Gobernador ng Nueva Vizcaya na si Carlos M. Padilla sa Farms and Industry Encounters Through the Science and Technology Agenda o FIESTA sa Citrus na itinaguyo...   read full story

Nueva Vizcaya, itinampok ang Citrus R&D sa FIESTA
Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya –  Itinampok ang Citrus sa Citrus Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda (FIESTA) na ginanap sa Nueva Vizcaya na itinuturing na Citr...   read full story

Farm visit yields better gains for CVAARRD Citrus FIESTA
Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018
Farmer cooperator David H. Dulnuan (upper right photo) shows off his produce in his farm A visit to the citrus plantation in Malabing Valley provided much information in terms of best practices in ...   read full story

Nueva Vizcaya gov credits citrus industry in improving the province's quality of life
Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Nueva Vizcaya Governor Carlos M. Padilla as he inspires the Citrus FIESTA participants with his message BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya – Nueva Vizcaya Governor Carlos M. Padilla delivered an inspirationa...   read full story

DOST-2 chief sees Carrageenan as one solution to rice sufficiency
Posted: Wednesday, September 05, 2018
  BALLESTEROS, Cagayan, May 17 (PIA) - - - The regional director of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) here has high hopes that the Cagayan Valley region will be rice sufficient i...   read full story

Carrageenan Forum
Posted: Sunday, August 19, 2018
The farmers and fisherfolks from the municipalities of Sta. Ana, Gonzaga, Sta. Teresita in the Carrageenan Forum held at Sta. Ana People's Gymnasium, August 14, 2018. Mahigit isang libong magsasaka...   read full story