Agriculturists meet for Pest Risk Identification, Management in 3 CamSur Towns

SAN AGUSTIN, Pili, Camarines Sur—Twenty-nine government agriculturists, local farm technicians and representatives of the municipalities of Bula, Libmanan and Minalabac; PhilRice and the Department of Agriculture-Bicol attended the 1st Consultative Meeting on January 10, 2019 at the DA-Bicol Conference Room here after the launching of the Pest Risk Identification and Management (PRIMe) Project in 2018. – continue reading


SAN AGUSTIN, Pili, Camarines Sur—Almost 500 livestock and poultry animals from 10 barangays in the municipalities of Bula and Sagñay benefitted from the OPLAN SAGIP HAYOP—a veterinary caravan held on January 10-11, 2019 in the said municipalities. The main purpose of said activity was to provide immediate care to animals who have been under stress – continue reading

Agri chief visits farmers, fisherfolks in Masbate

MASBATE CITY, Masbate—“Mabilisan ang pagbigay ng tulong sa ating magsasaka.” This was the declaration of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol to over 400 farmers, fisherfolks, and representatives of different government agencies and local government units who participated in the 1st ever Biyaheng Bukid—Tapatan: Gobyerno at Mamamayan in the province of Masbate. Biyaheng Bukid is a – continue reading

PRDP-Bicol turns over P5.79M-worth pioneer enterprise development  subproject to farmer-beneficiaries

LIBON, ALBAY – “Noon nangangarap lang kami ng isang opisina na hindi kagaya nung unang opisina namin na tuwing may bagyo dadapa itatayo namin… may bagyo na naman dadapa, itatayo ulit namin. Nangarap po kami noon na kahit maliit lang na maging opisina ng aming kooperatiba ngayon po natupad na po iyon.” Feeling incredulous, Josias Pedrocello, Chairman – continue reading