Food processing technology seminar in Cuyo, Palawan.

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Food processing technology seminar in Cuyo, Palawan. 

160128180741Workshoppers separate “lumpia” wrappers during a food processing technology seminar in Cuyo, Palawan. The hands-on training is a program implemented by the Municipality of Cuyo, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (both from Mimaropa field offices) for typhoon “Yolanda” survivors. The beneficiaries — 120 residents from 17 barangays — got starter kits that included cooking wares and food ingredients after the training. (PNA photo courtesy of DSWD-Mimaropa)
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Red tide alert hoisted over Sapian Bay in Capiz

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Red tide alert hoisted over Sapian Bay in Capiz 

ILOILO CITY, September 1 — Red tide affects Sapian Bay in Capiz based on shellfish advisory number 14, series of 2015 issued by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources central office and furnished to BFAR Region 6.

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Sen. Cynthia A. Villar at the launching of DA-BFAR program to set up CFLCs nationwide

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sen. Cynthia A. Villar at the launching of DA-BFAR program to set up CFLCs nationwide 

150206182812Senator Cynthia A. Villar (right), Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, delivers her keynote speech during the launching on Friday (Feb. 6, 2015) at Oasis Hotel in Tanza, Cavite of the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) program to establish Community Fish Landing Centers nationwide. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) Locator Map

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) Locator Map 

150206181305Senator Cynthia Villar, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, and Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala lead the unveiling of the Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) Locator Map during the launching of the DA-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources national program to build 252 CFLCs nationwide on Friday (Feb. 6, 2015) at Oasis Hotel in Tanza, Cavite. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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BFAR warns fish farmers of another fish kill in western Pangasinan

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR warns fish farmers of another fish kill in western Pangasinan 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 2 — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned fish farmers in Anda and Bolinao towns to give only moderate amount of feeds to their fish in captivity to prevent the occurrence of a new fish kill in their areas.

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National program on oyster and mussel farming to jumpstart this month

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on National program on oyster and mussel farming to jumpstart this month 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 16 — A national program to promote oyster and mussel farming will start this month under the auspices of the Dagupan-based National Integrated Fisheries Technology Development Center (NIFTDC).

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Agriculture office warns public from eating shellfishes from western Pangasinan

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Agriculture office warns public from eating shellfishes from western Pangasinan 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 14 – The Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) has warned the public to still refrain from eating shellfishes, including shrimp and crabs gathered or harvested from the seawaters of Bolinao, Anda, Bani which remained positive of red tide toxin

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BFAR to disperse high saline tilapia, bangus to Iloilo River

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR to disperse high saline tilapia, bangus to Iloilo River 

ILOILO CITY, Jan 12 — Some 20,000 high saline tilapia and 20,000 bangus fingerlings will be dispersed by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) here to the Iloilo River in 2015.

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Red tide alert still up in 3 towns, 1 city of Pangasinan

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Red tide alert still up in 3 towns, 1 city of Pangasinan 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 7 — The red tide alert is still on in Western Pangasinan specifically Bolinao, Amda, Wawa, Bani, and Alaminos City.

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