Palay trading in Cam. Sur booms during COVID-19 pandemic

MAGARAO, CAMARINES SUR   – While many sectors suffered huge losses from this novel coronavirus pandemic, the rice milling business of one of the recipients of the Department of Agriculture’s Rice Processing Centers (RPCs) is flourishing. The rice milling facility in barangay Casuray which is equipped with RPC 1, RPC 2, two flatbed dryers and MPDP continue reading : Palay trading in Cam. Sur booms during COVID-19 pandemic

Corn Silage Production provides livelihood to farmers, feed to livestock animals amid CoViD19

The Corona Virus Disease 2019 (CoViD19) pandemic and the hot summer weather brought worry and anxiety to us all especially the farming sector. Farmers not only worry about their families but also the sustenance of their farm animals. In Ligao City, 36 families in Barangay Basag were able to cope up and continued to sustain continue reading : Corn Silage Production provides livelihood to farmers, feed to livestock animals amid CoViD19

Rice farmers in Albay receive financial subsidy for farm inputs, domestic needs amid CoViD19

Rice farmers from the province of Albay started to receive the P5,000 cash assistance from the Department of Agriculture under the Financial Subsidy for Rice Farmers (FSRF) program . As of this writing, the DA Bicol has already distributed the said subsidy to 14,195 farmers. The FSRF is granted to rice farmers with rice farm continue reading : Rice farmers in Albay receive financial subsidy for farm inputs, domestic needs amid CoViD19

PRDP’s partner organization updates business continuity plan to adapt to ‘new normal’ condition

The Camarines Norte Queen Pineapple Trading and Processing Project in Brgy. Malasugui Labo, Camarines Norte was already producing and packaging 4,500 boxes of pineapple juice and expanding its market to 40 schools outside the province before COVID-19 happened. However, this Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP)-funded enterprise’s operation faced a major setback when the Luzonwide enhanced continue reading : PRDP’s partner organization updates business continuity plan to adapt to ‘new normal’ condition