PHilMech projects top nat’l R&D symposia(11/26/2013) - The PHilMech project, "Utilization of Mango Peels as Source of Pectin", earned another recognition as it bagged the first prize award at the National Symposium on Agriculture and Aquatic Resources Research and Development (NSAARRD). The event . . .
PHilMech, UP Diliman now partners in R&D(10/17/2013) - The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) and the University of the Philippines Diliman (UP Diliman) are now partners in research and development on postharvest and agricultural mechanization technologies.
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MakinaSaka 2013 road shows slated(9/26/2013) - The annual agricultural machinery road shows dubbed Makina Saka 2013, the biggest event in the showcase of latest machinery, equipment, systems and gadgets, are slated in major island clusters for Luzon, Visyas and Mindanao.
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PHilMech has new scientist(9/17/2013) - The Scientific Career System of the Department of Science and Technology conferred Dr. Alexander Joel G. Gibe the Scientist I rank on May 16, 2013. He took oath on July 19, 2013 at the Richmonde Hotel, Quezon City together with other 19 scientists.
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PHilMech now leads PGPC(7/15/2013) - For the second time, the PHilMech will lead the Philippine Grains Postproduction Consortium (PGPC), the association of primary institutions engaged in grains postproduction RD&E, effective May 2013.
The leadership was officially turned-over to PHilM . . .
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 Mechani . . .
Abaca Farming: Better Option than Mining(7/5/2013) - At far, the high-dense mountains of Roxas, Palawan seem to be uninhabited. But at a closer glance, there are farmers growing the shade-loving abaca plant underneath the green canopy of the forest.
Yes, abaca is a very good intercrop to rainforest. A . . .
From Abaca Farm to Market(7/5/2013) - Farmers at Brooke's Point, Palawan are planting more abaca. With a market in sight for abaca fiber, they are now encouraged to take seriously abaca production. And with the use of modern technologies like the abaca mobile spindle stripping machin . . .
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 . . .
Photo Contest Meritorious Awardees and Finalists(6/19/2013) - The following persons were chosen to receive meritorious awards and consolation prizes for the Postharvest Loss Prevention Week Photo Contest. The Meritorious Awards were given to those with photographs that showed creativity and technical accuracy b . . .
Postharvest Loss Prevention Week(5/9/2013) - PHilMech leads the nation in observance of the Postharvest Loss Prevention Week celebration on May 20-24, 2013 with the theme 'Makabagong Teknolohiya, Maunlad na Agrikultura'.
The celebration aims to create awareness to curb postharvest loss . . .
Photo Contest on Postharvest Loss Prevention(7/23/2012) - Inviting all amateur and professional photographers to submit entries on the 1st Photo Contest on Postharvest Loss Prevention!
The contest is open to all photographers (professional and non-professional) of the Philippines.
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