Government urges rice seed growers to propagate certified seeds

DARAGA, Albay—More than 60 members of the National Rice Seed Growers Federation of the Philippines, Inc. (PHIL Palay) and representatives of the different national and regional representatives of the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), and the Bureau of Plant Industry-National Seed Quality Control Services (NSQCS) convened to discuss the recently continue reading : Government urges rice seed growers to propagate certified seeds

DA Bicol trains staff to make climate, weather advisories

SAN AGUSTIN, Pili, Camarines Sur—The Department of Agriculture-Bicol through the Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative in Agriculture (AMIA) conducted the Training on Development of Climate and Weather Outlook and Advisory for DA staff and DA-Funded Disaster Risk Reduction-Climate Change Adaptation (DRR-CCA) Projects on June 13-14, 2019 to present a Climate Outlook for June-November 2019 and train continue reading : DA Bicol trains staff to make climate, weather advisories

DA-Bicol conducts retooling on pest identification, management

NABUA, Camarines Sur—-The Regulatory Division of the Department of Agriculture-Bicol conducted the Pest Risk Identification and Management (PRIME) Project Crop Health Assessment Retooling Training on June 13-15, 2019 to assess the project and to introduce the 2019 app for data gathering and submission of reports in one of the hotels here. More than 30 agriculturist continue reading : DA-Bicol conducts retooling on pest identification, management

DA Bicol turns over ₱ 3 million building to Pili producers coop

TABACO CITY –  The Department of Agriculture  Regional  Office  V (Bicol)   recently turned over  a newly constructed building  worth P3 million  funded under the High Value Commercial Development Program  to the Mt. Mayon  Pili Producers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MMPPC) . As stipulated in the memorandum of agreement between the DA and the coop   , the latter continue reading : DA Bicol turns over ₱ 3 million building to Pili producers coop

Go beyond the crablet supply chain for a sustainable crab industry dev’t in Catanduanes -CSU

LEGAZPI CITY, ALBAY – Go beyond the crablet supply chain to come up with a road map for a sustainable crab industry development in the province. This is the recommendation of researchers from Catanduanes State University (CSU) headed by President Dr. Minerva Morales. At the Consultation Meeting with CSU and Presentation of the initial result continue reading : Go beyond the crablet supply chain for a sustainable crab industry dev’t in Catanduanes -CSU

DA Agribiz Asec says PRDP-funded subproject a promising agri enterprise for Panganiban fisherfolk

PANGANIBAN, CATANDUANES – Department of Agriculture Assistant Secretary for Agribusiness Dr. Andrew Villacorta is confident that the Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) Mangrove Crab Production and Marketing Enterprise will uplift the quality of lives of farmers and fisherfolk in this municipality. At the consultation meeting with the Panganiban Fisherfolks’ Association (PFA) Inc. as part of continue reading : DA Agribiz Asec says PRDP-funded subproject a promising agri enterprise for Panganiban fisherfolk