Efficient bull farm operations impact on nationwide GIP

The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) thru its national bull farm located in Caranglan, Nueva Ecija exerts efforts to produce quality semen for widescale Artificial Insemination (AI) in support of its Genetic Improvement Program (GIP). Successful AI and GIP necessitate quality semen, which is anchored on proper donor bull management practices. According to bull farm manager […]

White revolution: The farmers’ liberation from hopelessness

ABOUT a decade ago, the usual talk in pained tone by the farmers in a village in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija, was their unremitting bondage to hopelessness. Their harvests from their rice and vegetable farming have been in an up-and-down state, their margin of profit in a pittance as cost of inputs goes higher, […]

Ceremonial turnover of crossbreds to LECOFADA marks partnership towards carabao-based enterprise development

Eighteen crossbred buffaloes were turned over to Leon Confed Farmers Cooperative (LECOFADA) thru a “paiwi” program of Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) on August 29 held at Auction Center, Leon, Iloilo City. The “Ceremonial Turnover of 1st batch of crossbreds to LECOFADA”, as spearheaded by PCC at West Visayas State University (PCC at WVSU) signifies a […]

4th Dairy Box outlet in Visayas, now open in Compostela, Cebu

Locals and tourists can now relish on a variety of buffalo dairy products offered at the newly launched “Dairy Box” at Brgy. Poblacion, Compostela, Cebu, last August 12. Spearheading the event is the Compostela Market Vendors Multipurpose Cooperative (COMAVEMCO MPC) that had partnered with the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) in acquiring management of Dairy Box. […]

PCC researchers ‘sharpen saw’ for research proposal writing

“Rich fieldwork experiences can be meaningful sources of ideas for research. One just needs to process these first-hand data into a plausible project proposal,” said PCC Executive Director Dr. Arnel del Barrio during the Training Workshop on Writing Proposals for Funding Application held last August 6-10 at the PCC National Headquarters and Gene Pool in […]

PCC launched SOA on Dairy Buffalo Production as an intervention of KARBAWAN campaign

Harmonized with an on-going intervention led by the PCC’s Knowledge Management Division entitled “Strengthening Carabao Development Program (CDP) Communication for Development (ComDev) Campaign in Visayas and Mindanao”, a learning platform called School-on-the-Air on Dairy Buffalo Production was launched on August 4 to further enhance the knowledge and skills of carabao keepers in Iloilo. It is […]

PCC, DLD of Thailand pinpoint areas of cooperation

Specific areas of cooperation have been identified by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) and the Department of Livestock Development (DLD) of Thailand and were agreed upon during the second “Technical Cooperation Meeting (TCM)” by the representatives of the two agencies last July 11-12. These areas are on nutrition management and forage breeding, animal breeding, genomics and […]

PCC holds Annual R4D In-House Review

The PCC has demonstrated its research for development (R4D) efforts, as 41 completed and on-going papers were presented and evaluated during the R4D In-House Review last July 4-6 at the PCC national headquarters in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija. R&D Division chief Dr. Annabelle Sarabia said the review provides a venue for researchers […]

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