Cooperation, use of technologies usher improvement of dairy livelihood in N.E.

A veterinarian from Osaka, Japan, Dr. Asuka Kunisawa, 34, decided to join the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) in the Philippines to help smallhold dairy farmers. Using her bicycle, she pedals her way from the PCC National Headquarters and Gene Pool to reach the barangays of Licaong and Catalanacan in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija where she […]

All for the love of buffaloes
Unique practices in dairy buffalo production

The couple, Benedicto “Benny” dela Torre, 55, and Evelyn, 38, of barangay Pulong Buhangin, Santa Maria, Bulacan, has peculiar practices in conveying their sincere and profound love for their buffaloes. This unique show of special concern for their dairy buffaloes, to their estimation, undoubtedly resulted in favorable returns to their lives. As one proof, when […]

PCC-HRMS: Empowering human resource toward excellent service delivery

Effective public service delivery through empowered human resources – this was the driving force behind the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) for obtaining Maturity Level 2 of the enhanced Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) of the Civil Service Commission (CSC). The PRIME-HRM is the accreditation program of the CSC for […]

PCC strengthens carabao sanctuary in Calayan Island, Cagayan

Revisiting the carabao sanctuary in Calayan Island, a 15-hour travel by land from the Philippine Carabao Center headquarters in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, one would immediately feel relieved of the long haul because of the raw beauty that is awaiting to be revealed! A warm greeting from a Calayano even makes the […]

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, […]