The Institute of Human Nutrition and Food (IHNF) has finally launched a clinic of its own – the Nutrition and Wellness Clinic.
The National Crop Protection Center of UPLB inaugurated the Plant Health Clinic which will diagnose plant pests and diseases and provide prescriptions and management options to solve plant health problems.
HOPE, or Health Orientation on Problems from Emotional Stress, a mental health awareness program of the UPLB Office of Student Affairs (OSA) through the initiative of the Counseling and Testing Division (CTD) held its fourth forum on Apr. 22 at the DL Umali Hall.
The UPLB College of Human Ecology is taking a different track by implementing public service initiatives that address a whole spectrum of needs in terms of age and psychosocial conditions, and coping with these needs from the context of family and community.
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.
For the last 24 years, Pahinungod has asserted its place as part of the teaching-learning environment of the University. At the end of the day, educational institutions must educate. So the real achievements of Pahinungod are its volunteers and the graduates it has nurtured through volunteer work not just for, but with communities.
The Conservation Farming Village program of UPLB promoted a new mindset where science, innovations, and traditional knowledge are allowed to come together and fuse; and inculcated a broader world view among farmers toward better awareness and responsibility for their environment, community, and fellowmen.
The ultimate objective of the Farmer-Scientist Training Program (FSTP) is to develop farmers’ technical and scientific capabilities in growing valuable crops through appropriate farming technologies. In its fullest sense, FSTP is designed to liberate the poor farmers from the bondage of poverty and hunger.
Is it possible to make your yard both beautiful and edible?
Researchers of the UPLB Edible Landscaping team certainly think so. Touting the slogan “No Filipino should be hungry,” the team also thinks that edible landscaping is going to help Filipinos go green and eat healthy.