Pangasinan to plant palay in 180,000 hectares of land this year

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pangasinan to plant palay in 180,000 hectares of land this year 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 16 — More than 180,000 hectares of land are now being prepared to be planted with palay all over Pangasinan in this year's planting season.

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Pangasinan to plant palay in 180,000 hectares of land this year

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pangasinan to plant palay in 180,000 hectares of land this year 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 16 — More than 180,000 hectares of land are now being prepared to be planted with palay all over Pangasinan in this year's planting season.

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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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Negros Occidental wins regional award for outstanding implementation of nutrition, health programs

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Negros Occidental wins regional award for outstanding implementation of nutrition, health programs 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 29 — Negros Occidental has been awarded as Outstanding Province in Western Visayas by the Department of Health (DOH)-National Nutrition Council (NNC)-6 for the implementation of its nutrition and health programs.

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Negros Occidental banana farmers form association to boost industry

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Negros Occidental banana farmers form association to boost industry 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 28 — Banana farmers in Negros Occidental have organized the Negros Island Banana Growers Association to boost rehabilitation efforts for banana plantations in the province.

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Damage to crops in South Cotabato due to dry spell reaches P340M

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Damage to crops in South Cotabato due to dry spell reaches P340M 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 20 — The damaged agriculture crops in South Cotabato province as a result of the continuing dry spell has increased to P340.7 million in estimated worth despite the occurrence of occasional rains in the area.

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Pangilinan assures support for cloud seeding in Bohol

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pangilinan assures support for cloud seeding in Bohol 

TAGBILARAN CITY, April 8 — Secretary Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan vowed to pitch support for Bohol’s quest for cloud seeding in the hinterlands of Bohol where the big dams are drying up.

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