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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(Feature): Agri-Pinoy Trading Center: A catalyst of agricultural development in Isabela

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature): Agri-Pinoy Trading Center: A catalyst of agricultural development in Isabela 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Jan. 30 — For the thousands of soil tillers in the vast Mallig Plains in Isabela, the establishment of an Agri-Pinoy Trading Center in Roxas town will spell the difference in agricultural productivity in the next five years.

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‘Roxas Agri-Pinoy trading center now operational’ – SP member says

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on ‘Roxas Agri-Pinoy trading center now operational’ – SP member says 

By Merlito G. Edale

CITY OF ILAGAN, Jan 7 (PNA) — Few weeks after the Roxas Agri-Pinoy trading center was inaugurated, the said trading facility is now operational, according to a Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) ex-officio member.

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P121-M Agri-Pinoy trading center project inaugurated in Isabela

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on P121-M Agri-Pinoy trading center project inaugurated in Isabela 

ROXAS, Isabela, Dec. 16 — The 121-million Agri-Pinoy project here was inaugurated today by Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala.

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(Agribusiness) DA: More than PHL 500-M investments in poultry coming in 2015

December 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on (Agribusiness) DA: More than PHL 500-M investments in poultry coming in 2015 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Dec. 11 (PNA) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Thursday said 2015 will be good for the local poultry industry as more than Php500-million worth of investments in broilers and layers is set to come in next year.

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DA urges organic farmers to increase production to thwart GMO products

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on DA urges organic farmers to increase production to thwart GMO products 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 11 -– Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala today urged organic farmers to increase production of organically-grown products to counter genetically engineered crops, admitting that government cannot force others to stop promoting Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs) production.

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Sec. Alcala reports on 'Payabangan' program

November 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on Sec. Alcala reports on 'Payabangan' program 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Nov. 6 –- With token pride, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala updated Lucena and Quezon residents about the “Payabangan” program of their agency that will surely improve palay production in the country.

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21st Int’l Agribusiness Exhibition at World Trade Center

October 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on 21st Int’l Agribusiness Exhibition at World Trade Center 

141009173058Senator Cynthia Villar (in left photo) touches gracefully a shiny pig replica during the opening of the 21st International Agribusiness Exhibition and Seminar on Thursday (Oct. 9, 2014) at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Right photo shows Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala viewing the exhibits together with Joaquin T. Lu, overall chairman of the Agrilink/Foodlink/Aqualink 2014 Exhibit of Allied Industries. (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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