PHilMech, Green OPS to commercialize pectin production(12/2/2014) - A Memorandum of Agreement was signed by the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization and the Green OPS, Inc. to collaborate for the establishment of the first pectin commercial-scale production in the country.
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PHilMech paper, poster win Silver in 26th NRS(11/13/2014) - PHilMech projects received the Silver Awards for the paper and poster competitions in the recently concluded 26th National Research Symposium (NRS) of the Department of Agriculture --" Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR).
The research paper . . .
DA turns over Rice Processing Complex to Bohol farmers(11/11/2014) - The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Provincial Government of Bohol turned-over the operation and management of the P200M modern rice processing complex (RPC) to Bohol Farmers’ Multipurpose Cooperative (BOFAMCO) last November 7 in Pilar, Boho . . .
Luzon farmers train on rice transplanter operation(11/7/2014) - Recipients of mechanical rice transplanter under the Department of Agriculture’s Rice Mechanization Program from region 1, 2, and 3 are undergoing a training course on the operation and maintenance of the machine, started Monday November 3.
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The Rise of Ifugao’s Golden Grains(10/27/2014) - Aside from its world heritage rice terraces, the mountains and hills of Ifugao offers another scenic view during the months of March and September. At these periods, the corns are now ready for harvest in the rolling terrains of Alfonso Lista and Agu . . .
Increasing farm efficiency through farm mechanization(10/15/2014) - Agriculture started since time immemorial. From bare hands to stones and bones; from wooden implements to simple machines; from human power to carabao power; and now the mechanical power. The modernization of farming is inevitable.
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AGRINNOVATION: fast-tracking agricultural modernization(5/27/2014) - Philippine agriculture has reached a vibrant stage where exciting developments continue to loom. One of the manifestations is the almost attainment of rice self- sufficiency at remarkable 98percent. This is despite the calamities that devastated rice . . .
FIRCH: a Breakthrough in Mango Drying(8/5/2013) - The Philippines can now meet the world demand for dried mangoes. Through the newly engineered drying technology that uses combined far-infrared and convection heating (FIRCH) system, dried mango processors can now double-up their production.
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Mango Peels turn Money and Earth Saver(8/5/2013) - There is a little known fact about the Philippine Carabao mango. Its mango peels can be turned to pectin, an earth and money saver.
This is the result of the joint research conducted by the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechaniza . . .
ORIENTATION WORKSHOP ON THE ACCREDITATION OF TRAMLINE TECHNOLOGY(9/7/2009) - BPRE invites contractors in a one-day orientation workshop on the Accreditation of contractors for the tramline technology to be held on January 27, 2009 at the Root Crops Building, Benguet State University, La Trinidad, Benguet. The event will discu . . .
March is National Women's Month(3/11/2014) - The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization joins the Philippine Commission on Women and other agencies in observing the month of March as the National Women's Month.
For more info visit: pcw.gov.ph . . .