PCC-SEARCA study identifies weaker players in value chain for carabao, carabao-based products; interventions supplied

In the production of carabao and carabao-based products up to the marketing aspects, who gets the least benefits? Mostly those in the production site, who are the farmers and the producers, studies revealed. “They are the identified weaker players,” results of the studies on the Value Chain Analysis (VCA) said. The study, according to Zadieshar […]

Researchers urged to use molecular biology techniques in biotech research

Researchers, especially on livestock biotechnology, should be familiar with molecular biology techniques as these are the forefront of most modern scientific researches in livestock, Dr. Claro Mingala, Scientist II, of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), said. “We encourage more researchers to use molecular biology techniques because only a few are using them here in the […]

Farmer Livestock School pilot class graduates, now ready to apply new learnings in dairy buffalo production

Thirty-six dairy farmers in Nueva Ecija recently graduated from the very first “Farmer Livestock School on Dairy Buffalo Production (FLS-DBP)” in the Philippines and are expected to implement good practices in their dairy buffalo production systems to increase efficiency and income. Said FLS graduation was held last February 10 at the City Hall of San […]

PCC, DSWD, partner-LGUs launch milk supplementation program for daycare pupils in Region 10

DA-PCC and DSWD recently launched a pilot convergence program on milk supplementation for Region 10 in cooperation with the local government units (LGUs) of Maramag, San Fernando and Damulog, Bukidnon. Said launching was held at the Maramag Gymnasium in Bukidnon last January 31. A ceremonial awarding of check amounting to Php13,324,080 to PCC and cooperating […]