UP Diliman Office of the Chancellor, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs, and FOCA UP is calling everyone to donate the following for our pets: dog/cat cages & crates bottled water plastic containers dog food/cat food/hog & chicken feed/hay/grass betadine, gloves, syringes, alcohol, gauze dog shampoo, detergent powder old towels, blankets, tarpaulins dog […]

CALL FOR DONATIONS The evacuees of the Taal Volcano eruption are in need of immediate help. The University of the Philippines Taal Response Task Force is enjoining everyone to donate the following items: drinking water, canned goods, ready-to-eat meals, beddings, hygiene and health kits, towels, and face masks. Dropoff Point: UP Padayon Public Service Office […]

The University of the Philippines continues its disaster response efforts for the victims of the recent earthquakes in Mindanao. Cash donations are still being accepted through the UP Foundation, Inc. Donations will be used to purchase additional tents and bedding materials, medicine, sanitary items, and other immediate needs. Below are the bank details of UPFI: […]

With the initiative of HOT Philippines, the UP Resilience Institute YouthMappers is calling for volunteers (individuals and/or organizations) who would like to collaborate and join in mapping and/or validating Task #7147 (https://tasks.hotosm.org/project/7147). The task was created for mapping Tulanan & Kidapawan, North Cotobato and Magsaysay, Davao Del Sur which were the highly affected areas by the […]

  The UPLB Bee Program’s beekeeping training course is creating quite a buzz, making farmers, researchers, students, teachers, hobbyists, and practicing beekeepers swarm the University in order to learn more about it. A testament to this is the steadily growing demand for the training course since it was first offered in 1989, at times even […]

How is that again? Rice sufficiency with the use of corn?

Indeed, this is what Dr. Artemio M. Salazar, a retired research professor at the College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS), believes in.

“Rice sufficiency does not have to be achieved through rice alone but could be achieved with the help of corn,” he said. Dr. Salazar, who used to head the Cereals Section of the Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB), CAFS, shares this belief with his team of plant breeders and agricultural extensionists.