Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers convened at BARMM

The Philippine Society of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers (PSABE) held the 1st PSABE-BARMM Convention at the Alnor Convention Center, Cotabato City from November 8 to 10, 2022 with the theme “Uplifting Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Profession in the Bangsamoro Region.” DA-BAFE Director Ariodear Rico, who is also the Chair of the Professional Regulatory Board for Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (PRBABE) , delivered the opening/welcome remarks during the preliminaries on November 8, 2022.

Harnessing digitalization for smart agriculture

As a leading innovation currently gaining worldwide acceptance, smart agriculture is used to enhance production, address farm-related issues like food demand, and make farms more connected and intelligent. To promote widespread adoption of smart agriculture in the country, the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural and Fisheries Engineering (DA-BAFE) visited the first established smart greenhouse project between the Republic of the Philippines and Republic of Korea from October 12 to 14, 2022.