Batangas cassava farmers to supply produce, partnering with institutional buyers

More farmer-producers’ organizations and/or cooperatives of Batangas province have given the opportunity to improve their marketing of cassava produce and extend its reach through a market matching activity of Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) CALABARZON, conducted on March 6, 2019 at Southern Tagalog Integrated Agricultural Research Center (STIARC) – continue reading

Recirculating Corn Mobile Grain Dryer para sa CALABARZON

Recirculating Corn Mobile Grain Dryer para sa CALABARZON “Isa na namang recirculating corn mobile grain dryer para sa CALABARZON ang maaari nang gamitin ng mga taga-Quezon bilang paghahanda sa darating na panahon ng tag-ulan.” Ito ang pahayag ni Avelita M. Rosales, Coordinator ng Regional Corn Program at kasalukuyang Superintendent ng Lipa Agricultural Research and Experiment – continue reading

Improving and strengthening research capacity of the DA RFO R&D network for rice-based farming system

Improving and strengthening research capacity of the DA RFO R&D network for rice-based farming system With the aim of capacitating the regional field offices’ (RFOs) personnel of the Department of Agriculture (DA) improve and strengthen their research, development, and extension (RDE) programs, projects, and activities, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) conducted the workshop on – continue reading

RA 11203 IRR Stakeholder Consultation in Luzon B, held

ICYMI: Luzon B Cluster composing of representatives from CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Region V attended a consultation on the IRR of newly enacted RA 11203 or Rice Tariffication and Liberalization law held at Southern Tagalog Integrated Agricultural Research Center (STIARC), Lipa City, Batangas on February 27,2019. The public consultation is being conducted to make the people aware – continue reading

Workshop on ISO 9001:2015 QMS Documentation, conducted

In pursuit of ISO certification, the divisions chiefs and section heads of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. IV-CALABARZON undergone another round of workshop on February 26-27, 2019 at the STIARC, Lipa City, Batangas. The said workshop aims to enable the participants to understand and address the documented information to be maintained for – continue reading

DA CALABARZON crafts 2020 Budget Proposal

DA CALABARZON crafts 2020 Budget Proposal Division chiefs, report officers, and banner program coordinators of Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. IV-CALABARZON met on February 20-22, 2019 at La Breza Hotel in Quezon City for the crafting of FY 2020 Budget Proposal of the region. Each division were given a chance to present their – continue reading

Awarding of certificates for the first GAP-certified farms in Batangas

Awarding of certificates for the first GAP-certified farms in Batangas The Department of Agriculture (DA) CALABARZON Research and Development Division is currently conducting a project titled, “Adoption of the Protocol for the Establishment of Certified Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Farms for High Value Crops in Region 4A (EC-GAP).” One of the objectives of the project – continue reading