UPLB PARTNERSHIP. Governor Bong Lacson and Provincial Administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz met with the officials of the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) at the Provincial Capitol, yesterday (March 14), and discussed the transfer of Tissue Culture Laboratory at the La Granja Research and Training Station to another location and the off-campus course offering, as well as the possible future engagements and collaborations of UPLB with the provincial government in the field of research, extension and development projects in agriculture and food science.
Present in the meeting were UPLB Chancellor Jose Camacho, Jr., Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development, Fernando Paras, Jr., Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension, Nathaniel Bantayan, UPLB- College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS) Dean, Dr. Elpidio Agbisit, Jr., Negros Occ. Provincial Agriculturist, Dr. Edmund Causing, UPLB-CAFS directors and admin, and La Granja Research and Training Station staff.
The group is also set to visit the UPLB College of Agriculture and Food Science La Granja Research and Training Station and other tourism sites of the province.
The UPLBCAFS LGRTS is mandated to perform research and extension activities, serve as an ecological testing site for crop varieties and technologies on crop and animal production, and engage in agribusiness ventures to sustain its development and support its programs.