Cagayan Valley AFC pledges support on ASF eradication

The Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) of Cagayan Valley pledges its support in the eradication of African Swine Fever (ASF) that affected the livelihoods of hog raisers in the region. RAFC Chairperson Isidro Acosta Sr. said that the council would work closely with DA and other stakeholders in the successful implementation of the Bantay continue reading : Cagayan Valley AFC pledges support on ASF eradication

DA RFO 02 beefs up Food Safety Program in Region 02; NVAT teams up as pilot testing agri-terminal

After the successful implementation of the Food Safety Program in Santiago City as the pilot area in 2019, followed by Isabela, Cagayan, and Nueva Vizcaya in 2020, the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 02 is expanding its program in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya, in partnership with its Local Government Unit and the Nueva Vizcaya continue reading : DA RFO 02 beefs up Food Safety Program in Region 02; NVAT teams up as pilot testing agri-terminal

DA RFO 02, PAF nanguna sa distribusyon ng binhing gulay sa Isabela

Pinangunahan ng Philippine Air Force Tactical Operations Group 2 ang distribusyon ng 12,800 piraso ng binhing gulay ngayong araw sa siyam na barangay ng Cabatuan, Isabela, Enero 12. Ayon kay PAF TSG Cyril Mendoza, ito na ang pangalawang yugto ng kanilang programa na may inisyatibong tulungan ang Department of Agriculture (DA) sa kampanya nito ngayong continue reading : DA RFO 02, PAF nanguna sa distribusyon ng binhing gulay sa Isabela

First anthrax laboratory in the country, inaugurated

The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 02 (DA RFO 02) and the United States-Defense Threat Reduction Agency (US-DTRA) inaugurated the first-ever anthrax laboratory in the country on January 8, 2021, in Tuguegarao City. The said laboratory will form part of the Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (RADDL) of the Cagayan Valley Integrated Agricultural continue reading : First anthrax laboratory in the country, inaugurated

Pair made up of rice, perfect for cold holiday mornings!

Delightful rice twists from the traditional Pinoy pandesal and brews to warm the cold Yuletide mornings are introduced in the 14th Padday Na Lima Trade Fair on December 10. PandeRISE (from pandesal), a popular Filipino breakfast bread that is sweet, light, and fluffy with a tiny bit of saltiness, infused with the nutrients and energy-giving continue reading : Pair made up of rice, perfect for cold holiday mornings!

‘DA RFO 2 is an enthusiastic program implementer’– Usec. Medrano

Undersecretary-designate for Livestock William Medrano of the Department of Agriculture appreciated the DA Regional Field Office No. 02 as he announced that Cagayan Valley will get a pie in the establishment of multiplier farms due to evident enthusiasm it is showcasing in the implementation of national programs, during his visit in Isabela last week. Usec. continue reading : ‘DA RFO 2 is an enthusiastic program implementer’– Usec. Medrano

VisMin now ship hogs, pork products to Luzon, says USec. Medrano as price spikes

To ease pork’s prevailing price at P300-P320, Undersecretary-designate for Livestock William Medrano of the Department of Agriculture said hog raisers from Visayas and Mindanao started shipping more hogs and pork products to Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon last week, during his phone patch interview with DZDA 105.3, November 3.   Usec. Medrano said continue reading : VisMin now ship hogs, pork products to Luzon, says USec. Medrano as price spikes

Programang Gulayan sa Paaralan sa gitna ng Covid19, tuloy-tuloy ayon sa DA

Hamon man sa ngayon ang pagkamit ng edukasyon para sa karamihan sa mga mag-aaral sa bansa, ipagpapatuloy pa rin ng Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 02 (DA RFO 02) ang programa nitong Gulayan sa Paaralan sa (GPP) rehiyon. Sa gitna man ng pandemya, pinalawig ng DA RFO 02 sa pamamagitan ng High Value continue reading : Programang Gulayan sa Paaralan sa gitna ng Covid19, tuloy-tuloy ayon sa DA

Greater investments of agriculture in Quirino youths now serves as a task force in attaining SDG

What started to be a small youth group in Sto. Domingo, Quirino, Isabela, whose aim is to mitigate and be part of the 2030 Agenda solution for Sustainable Development Goals (SGD), is now part of a massive agriculture advocate community. The Quirinian Youth in Action (QYA) formulated an immediate action to be part of the continue reading : Greater investments of agriculture in Quirino youths now serves as a task force in attaining SDG

How agriculture in Batanes thrives amid Covid19

The early travel restriction had been implemented in the province of Batanes during the heights of Covid19. Today, the province is still Covid19 free. In many other areas in the country, agriculture has been a hard hit. Still, in Batanes, farmers, and fishers through the supervision and help of the provincial and local government units continue reading : How agriculture in Batanes thrives amid Covid19

Meet our Cagayan Valley’s Focal Person for Corn Program

Vincent Paul Balao, a government employee for 22 years, brings a relentless drive for innovation and passion for the agriculture sector to grow. He joined government service early as an Agriculturist I at the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 02 (DA RFO 2) and has stayed with the agency ever since.    His continue reading : Meet our Cagayan Valley’s Focal Person for Corn Program