Gawad Saka National Validation, on-going

Ten (eight from Quezon and two from Batangas) out of 16 Regional Gawad Saka winners qualified in the national level. The national validation for the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON winner in the Large Animal Raiser category, Mr. Teodoro “Ka Teddy” Panaligan of Sariaya, Quezon, was done on July 26, 2019. Among the national – continue reading

Pinaigting na kampanya sa rehabilitasyon ng kakaw sa Quezon

Panibagong pag-aaral ang isinagawa ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon 4-CALABARZON upang himukin at paigtingin ang kampanya sa rehabilitasyon ng mga matatandang puno ng kakaw ng mga magsasaka sa lalawigan ng Quezon. Ang pag-aaral na ito ay isinagawa noong Hulyo 25, 2019 sa Quezon Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (QARES), Tiaong, Quezon na pinangunahan ni Engr. – continue reading

DA CALABARZON supports 25th BEENET Conference and Techno Fora

The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON sponsored the 25th Beekeepers’ Network Philippines Foundation, Inc. (BEENET) Conference and Techno Fora wherein about 200 beekeepers all over the country gathered from July 24 to 26, 2019 held in Malvar, Batangas. The three-day activity with the theme, “The Philippine Bee Industry: Looking Back, Moving Forward” served as – continue reading

In-house evaluation ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka, natapos na

Natapos na rin ang isang linggong In-house Evaluation ng mga programa ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON na isinagawa ng Monitoring and Evaluation Services (PMS) ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka (Central Office), noong ika-19 ng Hulyo 2019 sa Southern Tagalog Integrated Agricultural Research Center (STIARC), Lipa City, Batangas. Ang pag-aaral ay isinagawa: upang mapag-aralan at – continue reading

Seminar on swine production management and artificial insemination conducted

[REPOST: from DA RSPBC Livestock’s Facebook Page, Photos by Vencie Carmona of DA-QARES] Some 55 participants composing of farmers, entrepreneurs, and technicians attended the basic course on Swine Production Management and Artifical Insemination spearheaded by Quezon Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (QARES) of the Department of Agriculture Region IV-CALABARZON (DA CALABARZON), in cooperation with the – continue reading

CALABARZON to take on market-driven approach in research

“We should adopt a market-driven research approach to ensure sustainable agricultural development in the region.” This was given emphasis by Regional Director Arnel V. de Mesa of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON during the meeting of the Regional Research, Development, and Extension Network (RRDEN) for Agriculture and Fisheries held on July 19, 2019 – continue reading

29 women of Lipa City complete DA CALABARZON’s livelihood skills trainings

Some 29 indigents of Sitio Sto. Toribio, Brgy. Maraouy, Lipa City successfully graduated from “Sustainable Community-Based Agricultural Livelihood Projects for Women’s Groups” of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON through Corn Program and in partnership with the University of Batangas Lipa Campus (UBLC). The ceremony was held at DA-Lipa Agricultural Research and Experiment Station Training – continue reading

No to ASF! – CALABARZON Livestock Industry stakeholders

[Photos by Katrina Sonaco of Livestock Program] “NO TO ASF!” This was the unified call of different government agencies and livestock private groups in CALABARZON in response to the imminent threat of African Swine Fever (ASF) from entering the region in the inter-agency wide coordination meeting spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON – continue reading


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