DA sees higher income for Region 8 farmers from duck raising

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DA sees higher income for Region 8 farmers from duck raising 

By Danica-Ann M. Ultado

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 4 (PNA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office here and the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) have set aside Php 3.5 million to promote duck raising in Eastern Visayas.

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NFA-Antique hopeful on incoming DA chief’s leadership

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on NFA-Antique hopeful on incoming DA chief’s leadership 

SAN JOSE De BUENAVISTA, Antique, June 17 –- The National Food Authority-Antique headed by its General Manager Oliver L. Cambas stands hopeful on the leadership of incoming Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Pinol who has been appointed by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to head the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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NFA-Antique hopeful on incoming DA chief’s leadership

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on NFA-Antique hopeful on incoming DA chief’s leadership 

SAN JOSE De BUENAVISTA, Antique, June 17 –- The National Food Authority-Antique headed by its General Manager Oliver L. Cambas stands hopeful on the leadership of incoming Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Pinol who has been appointed by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to head the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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5,000 farmers in Negros Occidental to gather for DA-NIR province-wide forum

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on 5,000 farmers in Negros Occidental to gather for DA-NIR province-wide forum 

BACOLOD CITY, Feb. 15 — The Department of Agriculture-Negros Island Region (DA-NIR) will gather about 5,000 farmers in Negros Occidental for the province-wide Farmers’ Forum on February 29 at the Manuel Y. Torres Memorial Coliseum and Community Center in Bago City.

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PDRP-funded farmers’ enterprise in Bicol now sells nutritious coco water

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on PDRP-funded farmers’ enterprise in Bicol now sells nutritious coco water 

By Danny O. Calleja

PILI, Camarines Sur, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The nutritious, delicious, refreshing and thirst-quenching coconut water being produced by Bicolano farmers in a village level enterprise established mid-last year through a funding provided by the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP) is now in the local market.

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DA advises public to plant veggies suited for cold, hot weather

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on DA advises public to plant veggies suited for cold, hot weather 

TUGUEGATAO CITY, Feb 2 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 2 has advised the public to plant vegetables that are suited for cold and hot weather conditions, easy to grow and saleable in a short period of time.

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DA assures more agri projects for Pangasinan

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on DA assures more agri projects for Pangasinan 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 28 — The Department of Agriculture in partnership with the provincial government is set to build more infrastructure projects including a 2.35-kilometer road and other agricultural support facilities in a bid to boost agricultural production.

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Nueva Vizcaya agri center puts up new admin bldg

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Nueva Vizcaya agri center puts up new admin bldg 

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 2 — A new administrative building has been completed at the Nueva Vizcaya Agricultural Terminal(NVAT) in barangay Almaguer North in this town.

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PRDP pushes pili elemi as another sunshine product in Bicol

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on PRDP pushes pili elemi as another sunshine product in Bicol 

By Danny O. Calleja

PILI, Camarines Sur, Dec. 7 (PNA) — Implementers of the Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) programs in Bicol are pushing on elemi as a product with high potential of bringing sunshine to the region’s pili industry.

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Government’s thrust on farm mechanization making Filipino farmers globally competitive

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Government’s thrust on farm mechanization making Filipino farmers globally competitive 

MANILA, Dec. 1 — The thrust of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s administration to promote mechanization in agriculture is rapidly making Filipino farmers as competitive as their counterparts in the Southeast Asian region, the Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.

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