News and Updates
NCPC launches Electronic Insecticide Resistance Management Application
On 15 December 2022, the National Crop Protection Center held a soft launch for the Electronic Insecticide Resistance Management Application or e-IRM app.
NCPC, IPB personnel win 2022 CAFS Battle of the Bands
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.
NCPC upskills Region II analysts on RTK use
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).
NCPC webinar centers on nanobiotechnology applications for crop pest and disease management
The National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) held a webinar on Nanobiotechnology Applications for the Management of Crop Pests and Diseases on 27 September 2022.
NCPC conducts seminar on IMRC guidelines
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.
NCPC holds in-house seminars on environmental and waste management, good lab practices
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).
NCPC strategizes in 3-day planning activity
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.
NCPC, CSU conduct 3-day online research results dissemination
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).
NCPC marks 46th anniversary
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.”
NCPC Staff Trains DA Regional Field Offices on Use of Drone for Pest Monitoring and Assessment
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).