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

DA Bicol grooms SAAD beneficiaries as animal raisers

CATANDUANES PROVINCE –  The Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) recently distributed 105 goats to 30 beneficiaries in San Miguel, Catanduanes, a  5TH class municipality located at the mid-south of the province, the only inland municipality in the island. Each beneficiary was given 4 does and 1 buck, forages and  mulato seeds. Goat houses were continue reading : DA Bicol grooms SAAD beneficiaries as animal raisers

DA turns over P10 M worth rice and cacao processing facilities in Tigaon, Cam. Sur

TIGAON CAMARINES SUR. The Department of Agriculture Bicol turned over to the local government of this municipality a Rice Processing Center and  Cacao Processing  Facilities  at Barangay Caraycayon on October 19, 2018. At least 100 stakeholders from this municipality witnessed the Blessing and Inauguration of   the said facilities. The Rice Processing Center  which costs P6.4 continue reading : DA turns over P10 M worth rice and cacao processing facilities in Tigaon, Cam. Sur