DA-Bicol Inaugurates state-of-the art & one-stop-shop laboratory facility

The Department of Agriculture Bicol inaugurates today the P100 million Integrated Laboratory Division complex a state- of- the art, one stop- shop facility which offers plant, animal, pest, feed and food diagnostic, testing and other laboratory services. Four major DA Laboratories which used to be located in different sites will now be housed in the continue reading : DA-Bicol Inaugurates state-of-the art & one-stop-shop laboratory facility

DA-5 distributes essential commodities to IPs thru Kadiwa Community Pantry

The Department of Agricullture Bicol thru the Agribusiness and Marketing Division rolled out a mobile Kadiwa community pantry to Indigenous People in barangay San Nicholas Iriga City and Barangay Cayaoyao ,Tigaon Camarines Sur on May 6 and 10, 2021. In coordination with the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP), the activity was initiated to reach continue reading : DA-5 distributes essential commodities to IPs thru Kadiwa Community Pantry

AMIA Bicol conducts climate forum for wet season cropping

PRESS RELEASE No. 66SAN AGUSTIN, PILI, CAMARINES SUR – The DA Bicol through the Adaptation and Mitigation Initiative in Agriculture (AMIA) Project recently conducted a climate forum for wet season cropping to disseminate important updates on climate outlooks to the Local Government Units. The online forum was participated in by 67 provincial and city/municipal agriculturists continue reading : AMIA Bicol conducts climate forum for wet season cropping

This Commercial Pig Farm Thrives, Diversifies and Levels up amidst ASF Threat

By Emily B. Bordado At this time when the hog industry is grappling with the dreadful viral disease known as African Swine Fever that has adversely affected the livelihood of thousands of backyard raisers and the businesses enterprises of commercial traders, retailers and meat processors, there are only a handful of commercial hog raisers who continue reading : This Commercial Pig Farm Thrives, Diversifies and Levels up amidst ASF Threat

Typhoon and ASF affected SAAD beneficiaries receive aid

Farmers and livestock raisers in typhoon-hit island of Catanduanes recently received P5.5 million rehab assistance from DA Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD). One hundred rice farmers who are beneficiaries of (SAAD) received 100 sacks of palay (RC-222 variety) at 40 kg per sack, including 100 bags of complete fertilizer at 50 kg per bag continue reading : Typhoon and ASF affected SAAD beneficiaries receive aid

DA Bicol uses drone technology to control rice Tungro virus

One of the measures employed by the DA Bicol to effectively control the Green Leaf Hoppers that cause Rice Tungro Virus incidence in four Albay towns was the use of agricultural drone sprayer or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in spraying insecticides to affected rice paddies. Earlier this week, DA Bicol Regional Executive Director Rodel P. continue reading : DA Bicol uses drone technology to control rice Tungro virus