PCC stays focused as an excellent institution for livestock R&D

A total of 33 research papers were presented for evaluation in this year’s research and development (R&D) review held May 23-25 at the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) headquarters in Munoz, Nueva Ecija. The studies focused on priority thematic concerns that include animal health, reproductive biotechnology, reproductive physiology, forage and pasture, milk production, socio-economics, animal nutrition, […]

Baled rice straw can provide farmers additional income

Dairy buffalo farmers can now look forward to additional income with the projected distribution of 11 rice straw baler machines recently acquired by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) from Thailand. The machines can compress hay, rice straw, silage and other raked crops into tightly-packed, easily transportable rectangular or cylindrical bales that can be sold to […]

PCC launches “Businessing the Carabao” book

The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) will be launching another book about the carabao that highlights its significant role in boosting the Philippine economy. The book launch will be held during the agencys 18th anniversary celebration on March 25. Titled “Businessing the Carabao”, the book is written by veteran development journalist and PCC editorial consultant Dr. […]

PCC taps TAP for technology commercialization

The Philippine Carabao Center’s Technology Board summoned the urgency for the application of Technology Assessment Protocol (TAP) toward further technology promotion and commercialization. As a concrete step for its realization, the board headed by Dr. Eric P. Palacpac, along with selected staff members of PCC, participated in a four-day training on the use of TAP […]

PCC at MMSU gets ISO certification

The Philippine Carabao Center at Mariano Marcos State University (PCC at MMSU) based at Batac City, Ilocos Norte, is now ISO 9001:2008-certified and is also the first regional center of PCC recommended for certification that was confirmed on March 2. According to Minda R. Diloy, PCC Quality Management Representative, the regional center has “completely conformed […]

DA Secretary Proceso J. Alcala pays visit to PCC Aggie chief believes in the promising prospect of the dairy industry

“This is a booming and a beautiful industry.” It was a statement coming from Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala referring to the carabao-based dairy industry in the country during his visit to the Philippine Carabao Center National Headquarters and Gene Pool in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, yesterday, February 17. Highlighting Secretary Alcala’s […]

7th and 8th “ET” calves born in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija

Farmers Romeo Onia, 73, and Harif Serra, 21, both from Barangay Mapangpang in the Science City of Muñoz in Nueva Ecija, are proud owners of a calf born out of the “Embryo Transfer” (ET) technology”, the seventh and eighth produced out of the field application of the technique. The technique involves collecting immature oocytes or […]

Another ‘Hall of Fame’ award for PCC editorial consultant

Another feather has been added to the cap of Dr. Anselmo Roque as the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD) bestowed on him a “Hall of Fame Award”. He was cited for having won three times in the annual search for the PCARRD Professional Media Award (print category). The […]

PCC staff members undergo training in Thailand

Three staff members of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) underwent a five-week training course on dairy processing and dairy plant operations in Thailand in preparation for the operation of the newly constructed dairy plant at PCC. The training was held last September 26 to October 31. The trainees were Mina P. Abella, Senior Research Specialist […]