Organic agri farmers receive PH facilities(2/19/2014) - A group of farmers practicing organic agriculture in Sta. Ana, Cagayan received a bundle of facilities for organic rice processing from the Department of Agriculture through PHilMech last January 29, 2013.
The Sta. Ana Lugar ti Urnus Ken Amin A Dur- . . .
Longest Agricultural Tramline System Opens(2/4/2014) - The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) and the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Unit X (DA RFU X) officially turned-over the longest Agricultural Tramline System (ATS) in the country to the farmers of C . . .
Two SOAs beam in Northern Mindanao(12/19/2013) - Two School-on-the-Air programs on the Prevention of Mycotoxins in Corn were launched in Northern Mindanao in collaboration with two state colleges and universities.
The Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology (MOSCAT) in Claver . . .
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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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 . . .
2012 Department of Agriculture
Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization