OAS, ALBAY - The Department of Agriculture together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Bureau of Soils and Water Management conducted a training on sustainable upland farming through soil conservation or the guided farm approach recently.
June 9, 2014
MANILA NORTH HARBOR --Pecuaria Development Coop, Inc. now exports organic black rice Black rice produced by the Pecuaria Development Cooperative, Inc. (PDCI) based in Bula town, Camarines Sur were among those shipped to China last June 5, 2014. PDCI contributed 4 metric tons or 80 cavans to the 25MT black rice exportation which was facilitated by the Vegetable Importers, Exporters and Vendors Association or VIEVA.
June 6, 2014
LEGAZPI CITY --- “Poor management and operational technique in the transport of cattle from the pens to slaughterhouses and to the market lead to stress, unnecessary suffering, injury on the animal and loss of production. Furthermore, stressed cattle yield dark, firm and dry meat.”
May 30, 2014
DA Holds Farmers Festival PILI, CAMARINES SUR - In celebration of Farmers and Fisherfolk's month, the Department of Agriculture regional office held the Farmers Festival and Barangay Food Terminal (BFT) Summit on May 28-30. The activity featured agri-fishery trade fair, participated by BFT operators, farmers groups and other rural-based organizations from the six provinces of Bicol, techno fora and product demonstration by various agri- suppliers/distributors.