Organic farmers of Tigaon, Cam. Sur win national organic agri awards

ALFONSO, CAVITE – Organic farmers of Tigaon, Camarines Sur received their second national award during the 16th National Organic Agriculture Congress held at Camp Bejamin, this town on November 12, 2019. Elmer Salazar, 43 year old organic producer of barangay Huyon-huyon bagged the National Outstanding Small Farmer category. He received P200,000 cash award. Meanwhile, The continue reading : Organic farmers of Tigaon, Cam. Sur win national organic agri awards

Bicolano farmers gear up for mechanization

CAMALIG, ALBAY – As the Department of Agriculture revs up to modernize the agriculture sector, DA – Bicol in partnership with Korean farm machinery manufacturers recently staged an agricultural mechanization Roadshow for modern farming Techniques and technologies at the Albay Farmers Bounty Village here. The two-day event which was dubbed :”Gear Up Bicol 2019” showcased continue reading : Bicolano farmers gear up for mechanization

Bicolana corn farmer-leader conferred National Gawad Saka Outstanding Corn Farmer 2018

PASAY CITY, METRO MANILA – “Nag-umpisa kami sa sobrang hirap sa buhay na kung hindi ka magsaka hindi ka aani. Dun nabuo yung motto ko na kung hindi ako magtatanim, wala akong aanihin, wala kaming magandang buhay,” said corn farmer Angelita Cerillo of Brgy. Libod Tigaon, Camarines Sur as she recounts her humble beginnings. Winning continue reading : Bicolana corn farmer-leader conferred National Gawad Saka Outstanding Corn Farmer 2018

DA honors 2019 regional Gawad Saka and Rural Women Achievers

NAGA CITY – Department of Agriculture Bicol honored 10 Regional Outstanding Gawad Saka achievers three Rural Women Achievers in a simple awarding ceremonies held in a hotel here. Under the 2019 Regional Gawad Saka awards, five (5) individuals and five (5) groups were recognized for their exemplary contributions to the development of agriculture in their continue reading : DA honors 2019 regional Gawad Saka and Rural Women Achievers

DA-Bicol’s advisory board approves P3.80B-worth PRDP infra subprojects

LEGAZPI CITY, ALBAY – The Department of Agriculture Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) Bicol advisory board has approved 24 infrastucture development (I-BUILD) subprojects worth a total of P3.80 billion. In a meeting held in this city on October 11, 2019, five members of the Regional Project Advisory Board (RPAB) from the Department of Interior and continue reading : DA-Bicol’s advisory board approves P3.80B-worth PRDP infra subprojects