MMSU leads 7 agencies in improving quality of Ilocos’ garlic

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on MMSU leads 7 agencies in improving quality of Ilocos’ garlic 

By Reynaldo E. Andres

BATAC, Ilocos Norte, Oct 29 (PNA) — The Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) in this town is leading seven other development agencies in Ilocos Norte in stepping up moves to enhance the capability of farmers in producing high quality garlic bulbs that might serve as excellent seed stocks to sustain the province’s garlic industry.

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Poles of hope: Empowering farmers through bamboo technology (Feature)

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Poles of hope: Empowering farmers through bamboo technology (Feature) 

By Leilanie G. Adriano

VINTAR, Ilocos Norte, Jan 23 (PNA) — Owing to the diminishing forest resources nationwide, the development of wood substitutes is one of the important interventions a community-based bamboo farm in Ilocos Norte hopes to realize in the near future.

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