DA-Bicol banks on young blood to upgrade Bicol’s agri sector

NAGA CITY, CAMARINES SUR – The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Bicol is banking on young blood in creating the regionalized conceptual framework for the eight paradigms espoused by newly-appointed Secretary William D. Dar to level up the country’s agri-fishery sector. Speaking before the 20 participants of the Intensive Workshop on the Creation of Conceptual continue reading : DA-Bicol banks on young blood to upgrade Bicol’s agri sector

DA-Bicol’s partnership with SMFI boosts cassava model farm production

CAWAYAN, MASBATE – What used to be a dry wasteland in Brgy. Tuburan, in this municipality is now a source of income of rural folks living within the area. In partnership with San Miguel Foods Inc. (SMFI), the Department of Agriculture-Bicol’s Cassava Program now reaps the harvest of its 30-hectare Cassava Model Farm, being managed continue reading : DA-Bicol’s partnership with SMFI boosts cassava model farm production

Task Force on Rice pool resources to help Bicolano rice farmers

PILI, CAMARINES SUR – To address the plummeting farmgate price of palay, the Task Force on Rice crafted action plans to help Bicolano rice farmers. In a meeting presided by Department of Agriculture-Bicol Rice and Corn Program Coordinator Lorenzo L. Alvina on September 11, 2019 at the DA-Bicol Compound, this municipality, the Task Force on continue reading : Task Force on Rice pool resources to help Bicolano rice farmers

DA Bicol distributes 3 million worth of farm machinery in Masbate City

MASBATE CITY. Some 26 Farmers Association received over Ps 3.5 worth of farm machinery from the Department of Agriculture on Sept. 24 at the Masbate Center for Livestock Development , this city. According to OIC Regional Executive Director Rodel Tornilla, the mass distribution of farm machinery is one way to thank the farmers for continuously continue reading : DA Bicol distributes 3 million worth of farm machinery in Masbate City

Masbate’s mining town eyes sorghum production to boost rural economy

AROROY, MASBATE – Despite its flourishing economy as a gold-rich town, Mayor Arturo Virtucio deemed it necessary to invest in renewable sources of income. The training on sorghum production conducted by the Department of Agriculture-Bicol in partnership with the San Miguel Foods Inc. (SMFI) came in timely as the local chief executive aims to boost continue reading : Masbate’s mining town eyes sorghum production to boost rural economy