CONRAD M. CARIÑO

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The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) sees native corn’s continued cultivation in the Philippines despite the growing popularity of higher-yielding hybrid varieties. BAR, an agency under the Department of Agriculture, is cooperating with the Institute of Plant Breeding of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (IPB-UPLB) and DA regional…

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The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) sees cutflower cultivation as profitable venture that entrepreneurs and farmers can undertake. Also, cutflower production can be a stress-relieving activity. “It [flower arrangement] is truly a form of stress reliever. We can do it both as leisure and business,” 64-year-old Zenaida Bugaring of Quezon City…

CONRAD M. CARIÑO

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While I stated in my column last week that the Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady “GGG” Golovkin fight would be hard to predict, some possible outcomes can still be hypothesized. The problems in predicting the bout is both fighters do not have a common opponent, which is very rare, because Alvarez…

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Prior to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight, many friends asked me how the fight would unfold, and my answer would usually be “Floyd but Conor has the chance for an upset than many people may think.” And we all know now how the fight unfolded. But ask me who…

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So far, I have written more than four columns on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight. And this may be my last on the matter. But before proceeding, let me give credit to the protagonists: McGregor lasted 10 rounds that few expected and he refused to go down; and Mayweather,…

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Two leading research institutions have partnered to help increase potato production in the Philippines, in order to meet the increasing demand for the commodity that is also fuelled by the proliferation of more fast food establishments in the country. Through its National Technology Commercialization Program, the Department of Agriculture- Bureau…

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TUGUEGARAO CITY. The Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently launched the Kapatid Agri-Mentor Me Program (KAMMP) in Cagayan Valley. The KAMMP was launched through an event organized by the ATI- Regional Training Center for Cagayan Valley and DA-Regional Field Office Region 2 (RFO2) in partnership…

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I never thought I would write successive columns on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor Mcgregor “gigafight” because it has made a lot of noise in mainstream and social media. In social media, debates among mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing fans raged, although there were MMA fans who still thought Mayweather…

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The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), an agency under the Department of Agriculture (DA), is also taking up the cudgels to demonstrate the potential of cassava as a cash crop. Cassava used to be treated as an “orphan crop” or is planted in plots where traditional crops, like rice and corn,…

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When Conor McGregor steps into the ring against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26, he will realize as the rounds drag one that he is fighting in a “sanitized” environment where the health of boxers are somehow looked after, no matter how brutal boxing still is. The sanitized boxing rules…

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