Regional Gawad Saka Validation Starts

Written and Photos, Taken by Cristy Tolentino The search for the Annual Gawad Saka Outstanding Farmer/Fisherfolk validations is on. A total of 18 categories are scheduled to be validated by their respective committee chairpersons and their members. Small and Large Animal Raisers from the province of Batangas were the first to be validated. Ms Vilma – continue reading

CASSAVA PROCESSING AND UTILIZATION

Written and Photos, Taken by Cristy Tolentino Some 40 participants from Philippine Army in Taguig City attended training on Cassava on May 11at Lipa Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (LARES). They are dependents of our soldiers from the Philippine Army. Ms Velet Rosales, Regional Corn Banner Program Coordinator and LARES Chief gave her welcome remarks. – continue reading

DA CALABARZON, to create Regional Task Force for SEEDEX

Words and Photos by Radel Llagas Officials from Department of Agriculture CALABARZON (DA CALABARZON), representatives from Philippine Rice Research Institute – Los Baños (PhilRice Los Baños), Agriculture Training Institute Region IV-A (ATI IV-A), and Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) – National Seed Quality Control Services (NSQCS) and Provincial Agriculturists in the region discussed the creation – continue reading

SIDC 49th General Assembly Meeting

Department of Agriculture Region IV CALABARZON Regional Director Arnel V. de Mesa commended Sorosoro Ibaba Development Cooperative (SIDC) for continuing to evolve as an internationally competitive and diverse business and social enterprise with activities ranging from manufacturing to agriculture, retail, lending, tourism, and other services, during the 49th General Assembly meeting of the cooperative on – continue reading

MOA Signing at DA Central Office

Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV CALABARZON Regional Director Arnel V. de Mesa witnessed the signing of a memorandum of agreement between Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol of the DA and the Local Government of Sariaya represented by Mayor Marcelo P. Gayeta, containing terms and conditions of the project “Sariaya Swine and Chicken Techno-Demo Farm” worth – continue reading

First Official Meeting of RAFC Chairperson Kalaw as Farmer-Director

(Words and Photos by Bryan Arcilla) Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) Chairperson Pedrito Kalaw took his first official meeting today as a Farmer-Director regarding the proposed resolution of Municipal Agricultural and Fishery Council (MAFC) Chairperson of Agoncillo, Batangas Conrado C. Calapata (Ret. PN) recommending the DA through BFAR and Taal Lake Development Authority to conduct – continue reading

RD de Mesa, Farmer-Director Kalaw meet exhibitors of TienDA sa Ayala Malls

Written and Photos, Taken by Amylyn Rey-Castro Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV CALABARZON Regional Director (RD) Arnel V. de Mesa, together with Farmer-Director Pedrito R. Kalaw and Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) Chief Editha M. Salvosa, met exhibitors (farmers, fishers, and agricultural entrepreneurs) of “TienDA sa Ayala Malls” on May 5, 2018 at – continue reading