Around 1,800 organic agriculture stakeholders are expected to attend the 16th National Organic Agriculture Congress (NOAC) with the theme “Organikong Agrikultura sa Kumikitang Kabuhayan para sa Kalusugan at Kapaligiran” to be held on November 11-15, 2019 at Camp Benjamin, Alfonso, Cavite. NOAC is an annual activity spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture (DA), which serves – continue reading

DA CALABARZON undergoes In-House Evaluation

The Department of Agriculture Region IV-CALABARZON (DA CALABARZON) started to undergo a five-day long (July 15-19, 2019) In-House Evaluation to look into its effectiveness in attaining objectives, efficiency, and emerging benefits derived by farmers/beneficiaries by way of key informant interviews and surveys. The evaluators composing of personnel from the Monitoring and Evaluation of DA Central – continue reading

Philippine Root Crops, nagturo sa LARES

Pinangunahan ni Dr. Julieta Roa, Head, Extension and Socio-Economic Division ng Philippine Roots Crops (PhilRootCrops) ang “Training on Cassava and Other Root Crops Production, Processing/Utilization and Marketing Towards Food Security” na idinaos sa Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON-Lipa Agricultural Research Experiment Station (DA-RFO IV – LARES) noong ika-12 ng Hulyo sa Lipa City, Batangas. – continue reading

DA CALABARZON encourages farmers to adapt SRI

(Photos taken by Jhoanna Santiagio – Rice Program) Some fifty rice farmers from Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, and Rizal attended the Training Course on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture Region IV-CALABARZON (DA CALABARZON) Rice Program on July 11-12, 2019 in Tanza, Cavite. The training aims to help the participants to – continue reading

FMD preparedness in CALABARZON, intensified

Selected employees of the Department of Agriculture Region IV-CALABARZON (DA CALABARZON) joined hands with the Provincial Veterinary Offices (PVOs) in the region as they attended the workshop on Foot-and-Mouth Disease Emergency Preparedness Plan (FMD-EPP) on July 2 – 5, 2019 in Tagaytay City, Cavite. Spearheaded by DA CALABARZON, the activity aims to craft a quick – continue reading