News and Updates
Protect the Krap, a band composed of personnel from the National Crop Protection Center and the Institute of Plant Breeding, bagged the top prize during the 2022 CAFS Battle of the Bands held on 28 October 2022 at the Copeland Gymnasium.
On 18 October 2022, 22 analysts from LGUs and DA offices of Region II underwent an upskilling on the use of the rapid test kit (RTK) for pesticide residues organized by the RTK project team and the Public Service Division of the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC).
The National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) held a webinar on Nanobiotechnology Applications for the Management of Crop Pests and Diseases on 27 September 2022.
On 12 September 2022, the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) held an in-house seminar on Information, Media Relations, and Communications at the Center’s auditorium.
Back-to-back in-house seminars on UPLB’s environmental and solid waste management initiatives and on Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) were held on 3 August 2022 at the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC).
To map out its programs in support of the country’s food security and sufficiency efforts and give direction to its research and extension activities, the National Crop Protection Center held a three-day strategic planning on 20-22 July 2022 at the NCPC Auditorium.
A 3-day online research results dissemination and learning event was conducted on 21-23 June 2022 by the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) in partnership with the Cagayan State University (CSU) and in collaboration with Benguet State University (BSU) and De La Salle University (DLSU).
The National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) marked its 46th anniversary with a week-long
celebration held from May 16 to 20. The anniversary was themed “Crop Protection Foresight:
Braving the Futures of Philippine Pest Management.”
Thirty (30) technical staff from different regional agricultural units in Regions II, III, V, and CAR benefited from the hands-on training on the use of drones for plant pest monitoring and assessment facilitated by personnel of the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC).
The National Crop Protection Center (NCPC), in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Plant Industry (DA-BPI) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently hosted the Southeast Asian (SEA) training series on the Development of Regional Integrated Pest Management (IPM) package of Technology for fall army worm (FAW).