DA Bicol distributes 30,000 citronella tillers to prevent dengue

CANAMAN, CAMARINES SUR – To halt the steady rise of dengue cases in Camarines Sur particularly in this municipality with over 80 reported cases in the last three months, the Department of Agriculture in tandem with the Tabang Bikol Movement has initiated the planting of citronella in barangays. On August 12, 2019, the DA Bicol continue reading : DA Bicol distributes 30,000 citronella tillers to prevent dengue

DA-Bicol’s AMIA to strengthen eco-efficiency of agri-fishery sector thru CRVA

DA-Bicol’s AMIA to strengthen eco-efficiency of agri-fishery sector thru CRVA The Department of Agriculture-Bicol is banking on the Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative in Agriculture (AMIA) Project’s Climate Risk Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) to establish an eco-efficient agri-fishery sector. Using an adaptive capacity tool based on the survey tool developed by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture continue reading : DA-Bicol’s AMIA to strengthen eco-efficiency of agri-fishery sector thru CRVA

DA Rolls out its 6th Banner Program – the Halal Food Industry Development Program

DA Rolls out its 6th Banner Program – the Halal Food Industry Development Program NAGA CITY –    The Department of Agriculture is  currently  conducting across the country an  orientation and awareness campaign on  Halal  Food Industry Development Program (HFIDP) –its  newest banner program in compliance with the Republic Act No. 10817, or the Philippine Halal continue reading : DA Rolls out its 6th Banner Program – the Halal Food Industry Development Program

Making Biotechnology acceptable to more Filipinos

NAGA CITY   –   To address the  problem of  providing food to a rapidly growing population,  the  scientific  communities  worldwide including the Philippines are  advocating a balanced, safe  and sustainable approach  using the best conventional  crop technology and the best of biotechnology to achieve sustainable food production.  Biotechnology is a modern technology that makes use of continue reading : Making Biotechnology acceptable to more Filipinos

DA links local farmer producers to supermarket chain

DA links local farmer producers to supermarket chain SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR – Over 30 farmers’ organizations in Camarines Sur, engaged in commercial production of agri-commodities, have a bright market prospect as the Libertad Consumers Corporation (LCC) decided to buy directly from farmers/producers. “Our goal is to have 50% to 60% of our products continue reading : DA links local farmer producers to supermarket chain