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 […]


Senator Pangilinan is guest of honor

In a rare opportunity, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan graced a smallholder dairy carabao raisers’ forum in Nueva Ecija conducted at the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) National Headquarters and Gene Pool, in the Science City of Muñoz last November 5. In his speech, Senator Pangilinan emphasized the importance of solving farmers’ issues relative to their actual […]


PCARRD, PCC conduct livestock biotech forum for media representatives

In response to the request of media representatives to have a deeper understanding on animal biotechnology research and development, a “Livestock Biotechnology Advocacy Forum for Media Representatives” was conducted at the SM Mall of Asia (SMA MOA) IMAX 2/F last November 22. The said forum, which is one of the activities lined-up in the weeklong […]


KOICA, PCC to implement million-worth of livestock development project

The records of discussions (ROD) regarding the formal initiation of a US million grant-in-aid project on “Enhancing Livestock Sector Performance in the Philippines” of the Korean government, were signed by representatives of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) last November 5. KOICA resident representative and implementation survey team leader […]


2010 National Biotechnology Week Celebration Aggie chief’s message is to ensure biosafety

The outputs of biotechnology and current researches that greatly influence people’s way of life at this modern age underscore the celebration of this year’s National Biotechnology Week (NBW) held at the SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City from November 22 to 28. The event ensures continuing public awareness, education and understanding of biotechnology as an […]


PCC scientists are PSAS awardees

Two scientists of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) bagged awards during the 47th Scientific Seminar and Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Animal Science (PSAS) held last October 20-22 at the Grand Regal Hotel in Davao City. Dr. Edwin C. Atabay’s paper on “Production of Nuclear Transfer Buffalo Embryos Using oocytes from ovaries stored […]


PCC hails top performers on its 17th year

Top-performing entities in the National Carabao Development Program were honored by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) during a program held in observance of its 17th founding anniversary last March 26 at the PCC Headquarters in the Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija. William A. Gudoy, a laboratory aide at PCC at Mariano Marcos State University […]


S&T Boosts Top N. Ecija Dairy Coop’s Operation

Increasing milk production and improving milk quality continue to challenge dairy coops in the country.However, Angat Buhay Producers Cooperative (ABPC), a dairy coop in Calabalabaan, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija proved this can be easily done through infusion of Science and Technology (S&T). The ABPC applied S&T into the four interrelated components of the […]