DA-PCAF to measure agri mechanization in Bicol

NAGA CITY – Five years after the signing and implementation of the Agricultural and Fisheries Mechanization (AFMech) law in June 2013, how far has agricultural mechanization gone in our country? This is the question, the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) want to answer. Farm mechanization is not – continue reading

Climate resilient Farmer School Graduates Share experiences and Good Practices

PAMPLONA, CAM. SUR – Barangay, Cagbunga of this municipality  a small  agricultural community  which is located along the  Bicol River  is prone to flooding  whenever the river overflows  and  its interior sitios  and neighboring barangays are prone to drought especially during the dry months.  But despite their location’s vulnerability to  flooding and drought , the – continue reading

DA turns over P10 M worth rice and cacao processing facilities in Tigaon, Cam. Sur

TIGAON CAMARINES SUR. The Department of Agriculture Bicol turned over to the local government of this municipality a Rice Processing Center and  Cacao Processing  Facilities  at Barangay Caraycayon on October 19, 2018. At least 100 stakeholders from this municipality witnessed the Blessing and Inauguration of   the said facilities. The Rice Processing Center  which costs P6.4 – continue reading