Monday , 25 January 2021
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LOOK: The University and the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 conducted a Harvest Festival and Hybrid Rice Derby

L-R: Dr. Caesar Joventino Tado, director of PhilRice Agusan; Dr. Jesus Antonio G. Derije, president, CMU; and Dir. Carlene C. Collado of the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 discuss about the certified inbred rice seeds turnover to the province of Bukidnon for 2021 dry season under the Rice Competitive Enhancement Fund (RCEF) – Seed Program.

Dr. Derije says that the university will continue to partner with the Department of Agriculture, PhilRice, and other agencies of the government including the seed companies so that CMU can help in the production of rice as a staple food among Filipinos.

Dir. Collado shares that Bukidnon is considered as a hybrid rice province.

Dr. Tado discloses that hybrid rice seeds is one of the technologies to be used if the farmers would like to attain “masaganang ani, mataas na kita” because it is a yield enhancing technology.

Turnover of the Certified Inbred Rice Seeds worth PhP23,332,000 to the province of Bukidnon with a total of 30,700 bags (20kgs/bag) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Seed Program to support rice farmers in Bukidnon.

Turnover of the Certified Inbred Rice Seeds worth PhP23,332,000 to the province of Bukidnon with a total of 30,700 bags (20kgs/bag) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Seed Program to support rice farmers in Bukidnon.

Turnover of the Certified Inbred Rice Seeds worth PhP23,332,000 to the province of Bukidnon with a total of 30,700 bags (20kgs/bag) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Seed Program to support rice farmers in Bukidnon.

Mr. Carmelito Lapoot, Research Division Chief of DA-10, reports the yield of three crop cuts taken from the Ramgo International Corporation, Syngenta, and Bayer Seed Growth.

“Sometimes our theory works, sometimes does not; sometimes we reflect after a fact; and sometimes we can prepare,” says Dr. Joel Rudinas, consultant of DA-10, while encouraging the participants to be resilient about the challenges people face in farming

Representatives from seed companies consult the university president and DA-10 executive director for the future undertakings and partnerships.

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