Dr. Mikio Umeda showcase Japan's modernized equipment to CBSUA Agriculture studes

Distinguished Visiting Professor, Dr. Mikio Umeda, a Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University, Japan served as the resource speaker during the Seminar on the Development of Mechanized and Smart Farming Technologies. It was held at the Alvaro N. Rabina Hall on the 2nd day of October 2018.  

Engr. Rolando De Asis led the seminar by giving his welcome remarks. While the Chairperson of the Agricultural Engineering Department, Dr. Nila OƱate gave the rationale and objectives of the seminar. In her presentation,  she emphasized that the use of electronic system and data transmission have introduced radical development to the agricultural working environment.

In his lecture, Dr. Umeda introduced different sophisticated technologies consisting of machines and equipment being used in their country to make agricultural activities easier. He assured the participants that these machines in his country can easily be managed or adapted by the Filipino farmers.

The College of Engineering and Food Sciences organized this seminar to provide additional scientific knowledge and understanding to students on smart farming technologies.