DA Bicol holds Hybrid Rice Derby for wet season to urge farmers to adopt techno

SAN AGUSTIN, Pili, Camarines Sur—The Department of Agriculture-5 through its Rice Program conducted the Hybrid Rice Seed Derby on November 26, 2021 at the Central Bicol Experiment Station (CBES) here to promote to the rice farmers high yielding and cost reducing technologies and the importance of using hybrid rice seeds to enhance rice productivity in continue reading : DA Bicol holds Hybrid Rice Derby for wet season to urge farmers to adopt techno

Secretary Dar awards DA Bicol as top performing region (rank 4)

Agriculture Secretary William Dar awarded plaques of recognition to the top performing Regional Field Offices (RFOs) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) during the first day of the Management Committee Meeting on November 23, 2021. DA Bicol Regional Executive Director Rodel P. Tornilla received the plaque of recognition for the DA RFO 5 for its continue reading : Secretary Dar awards DA Bicol as top performing region (rank 4)

Agriculture Secretary William Dar leads Roll-out of Rice Farmers Financial Assistance in Bicol

Agriculture secretary William D. Dar led the initial roll-out of the P5,000 Cash assistance to Bicol rice farmers who qualified to the Rice Farmers Financial Assistance Program (RFFA) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Program. The first 100 farmers from the 3 districts of Albay province received the cash assistance of P5,000 after they were issued continue reading : Agriculture Secretary William Dar leads Roll-out of Rice Farmers Financial Assistance in Bicol

DA –Bicol continues to give sentinel piglets, feeds to ASF-affected farmers in 1D Albay

TABACO CITY—The Department of Agriculture (DA) Bicol has distributed “sentinel” piglets in areas where there are no reported cases of the African Swine Fever (ASF) for at least 90 days in the towns of Tabaco, Malinao, Bacacay and Malilipot benefitting 117 small hog raisers who have been affected by the ASF outbreak last year. According continue reading : DA –Bicol continues to give sentinel piglets, feeds to ASF-affected farmers in 1D Albay