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RIDe Fest 2023 Features KAMALIG Fiesta and Inauguration of New Facilities

October 10, 2023 - 09:37 am

StratCom / SCO

The second day of the Research Innovation and Development (RIDe) Festival featured the KAMALIG Fiesta for farmer-partners with experiential learning opportunities, testimonials from farmer champions, lectures about ‘Kamlong’ grafting, and other activities in the different sites of the S&T-based farm. The KAMALIG Fiesta was attended by more than 100 farmers from different partner municipalities.
Meanwhile, to expand the operations and increase the broiler production of the university, CLSU executives led by University President Dr. Edgar A. Orden led the groundbreaking ceremony of the new broiler farm with climate control system with 36,000 bird capacity worth P21 Million which will be built by the administration.
On the other hand, the National Irrigation Administration – Upper Pampanga River Integrated Irrigation Systems (NIA-UPRIIS) Division 1 held a turn-over ceremony for five solar-powered pump irrigation facilities installed within the premises of CLSU to support the Basinay Irrigators Association (IA) Inc. and the university's research crop production and experimental sites. The project amounting to P6.3 Million is part of NIA-UPRIIS effort of intensifying the modernization of irrigation systems nationwide.
The review of completed and ongoing projects and poster presentation continued as well including the product and technology exhibit participated by students, faculty, staff, farmers, and other stakeholders.