Double A Poultry Farm

The family that does business together stays close and enjoys financial freedom together. The poultry farm business of the Sevilleno family started in 1992, managed by both of their parents, who at that time started with breeder chicken. The business ran under contract with an Integrator, which they thought was easy and profitable until, inContinue reading “Double A Poultry Farm”

COVID-19 Story: A Way of Instilling Agriculture in People’s Hearts

An insight on COVID-19 by Raymark Gentugao The most recent and still prevalent global pandemic we call COVID-19 has brought a real pause to the norms of every single student of UNO-Recoletos. I, for one, is a witness of how it changed my daily structures. It feels unusual for a hectic working student to becomeContinue reading “COVID-19 Story: A Way of Instilling Agriculture in People’s Hearts”

18 AgRecoletos students march their success

The School of Agriculture of the University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos has produced 18 combined graduates of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. There are seven graduates of Bachelors of Science major in Animal Sciences, namely: Jewel Mae Hortillosa, Kylie Marie Gamo, Manuel Labiano, John Arl Dionesa, Donel Republica, Karlo Solis, and Elaina Jumilla. OnContinue reading “18 AgRecoletos students march their success”

THE GREEN REVOLUTION FROM A MILLENNIAL’S POINT OF VIEW – First Place, ROLEx Essay Writing Contest, February 25,2018, UNO-Recoletos, Bacolod City

The Philippines, no matter how it sashays with the title, “The Rising Tiger of Asia, will always have its share of triumphs and mishaps. Ironically, the Philippines which is a dominantly agricultural country seems to deviate from the past to join its foreign industrial counterparts. This, in its accumulated entirety, adds significant destruction to theContinue reading “THE GREEN REVOLUTION FROM A MILLENNIAL’S POINT OF VIEW – First Place, ROLEx Essay Writing Contest, February 25,2018, UNO-Recoletos, Bacolod City”

TO GO OR NOT TO GO – Third Placer, ROLEx Essay Writing Contest, February 25,2018, UNO-Recoletos, Bacolod City

This is her first thought when someone asked her to join an agricultural forum on vegetable production. She used to make her living from other’s people garbage. She once lived in a garbage dump area in Payatas. From scavenging trash, she didn’t expect that she would venture in the field of agriculture. As millennials, theContinue reading “TO GO OR NOT TO GO – Third Placer, ROLEx Essay Writing Contest, February 25,2018, UNO-Recoletos, Bacolod City”

Golden Opportunities in Learning from Failures

Excerpt from the Speech delivered by Dr. Ma. Corazon G. Acaba during the convocation of the City of Himamaylan Monday, Negros Occidental, Philippines. I readily accepted the invitation to talk on the occasion of your Monday gathering because I have very recent and relevant experience on the topic you assigned to me this morning. MyContinue reading “Golden Opportunities in Learning from Failures”

AgRecoletos Faculty retools curriculum for next AY

The faculty of the AgRecoletos revised the curriculum of the agriculture course for next academic year, January 15. The majority decided to change the name of the course from Bachelor of Science in Agriculture to Bachelor of Science in Business Agriculture with the same majors – Crop Science and Animal Science. The reasons for retoolingContinue reading “AgRecoletos Faculty retools curriculum for next AY”

AgRecoletos showcases ROLEx in 13th NIOFF

To inform people about Recoletos Online Learning Extenstion (ROLEx), AgRecoletos participated in the 13th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festivals (NOIFF), November 28 – December 1. AgRecoletos or the Department of Agriculture of the University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos, believed that ROLEx can be another way of promoting organic agriculture, not only in the NegrosContinue reading “AgRecoletos showcases ROLEx in 13th NIOFF”

Ethics Formation for Sustainable Food

This workshop on ethics formation for Visioning Sustainable Food was conducted last February 16-17,2018 at  Engineering AVR Building, UNO-Recoletos. The resource speaker was Dr. Oscar Bulaong, Ethics Director of Ateneo De Manila University and professor of  Graduate School of Business (AGSB) This seminar was designed for the educator, specifically for teachers who are guiding students toContinue reading “Ethics Formation for Sustainable Food”

THE GREEN WARRIOR IN ME – 2nd Placer, ROLEx Essay Writing Contest, February 25,2018, UNO-Recoletos, ​Bacolod City

Rise up and fight! In a time wherein we grew up in the likes of social media and technology, it is no surprise that majority of us young people tend to shy away from agriculture, disenchanted by the wide rice fields and sugarcane views. We are instilled to believe that farming Is an archaic lifestyleContinue reading “THE GREEN WARRIOR IN ME – 2nd Placer, ROLEx Essay Writing Contest, February 25,2018, UNO-Recoletos, ​Bacolod City”