DA developing Negros Occidental as pilot area for community-based coffee processing enterprise

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on DA developing Negros Occidental as pilot area for community-based coffee processing enterprise 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 4 — The Department of Agriculture-Philippine Center for Postharvest Development (DA-PhilMech) is developing Negros Occidental as a model site for community-based coffee processing enterprise.

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Real’s beekeepers receive starter kits on honey bee production, culture

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Real’s beekeepers receive starter kits on honey bee production, culture 

By Gideon Belen

REAL, Quezon, June 17 (PNA) -– Around 35 farmers-beekeepers in Barangay Cawayan in this town could now earn more from honey bee production and honey culture through the acquisition of starter bee hive and tool kits provided by Quezon’s Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) this month.

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Real’s beekeepers receive starter kits on honey bee production, culture

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Real’s beekeepers receive starter kits on honey bee production, culture 

By Gideon Belen

REAL, Quezon, June 17 (PNA) -– Around 35 farmers-beekeepers in Barangay Cawayan in this town could now earn more from honey bee production and honey culture through the acquisition of starter bee hive and tool kits provided by Quezon’s Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) this month.

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Real’s beekeepers receive starter kits on honey bee production, culture

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Real’s beekeepers receive starter kits on honey bee production, culture 

By Gideon Belen

REAL, Quezon, June 17 (PNA) -– Around 35 farmers-beekeepers in Barangay Cawayan in this town could now earn more from honey bee production and honey culture through the acquisition of starter bee hive and tool kits provided by Quezon’s Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) this month.

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Farmers from 12 LGUs in Negros Occidental to get P1 million in insurance claims

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Farmers from 12 LGUs in Negros Occidental to get P1 million in insurance claims 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 27 — A total of 168 farmers from 12 local government units (LGUs) in Negros Occidental are set to receive more than P1 million in insurance claims from the provincial government through the Negros First Universal Crop Insurance Program (NFUCIP).

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Negrense farmers urged to get insurance to cut crop losses due to El Niño

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Negrense farmers urged to get insurance to cut crop losses due to El Niño 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept 8 — The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) in Negros Occidental is urging farmers to avail of its crop insurance program to lessen possible crop losses due to drought brought by El Niño.

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Negros Occidental needs seedlings to boost local cacao production

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Negros Occidental needs seedlings to boost local cacao production 

By Erwin P. Nicavera

BACOLOD CITY, June 23 (PNA) — The growing number of cacao farmers in Negros Occidental has led to higher demand for seedlings, the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) said.

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