LOOK: Florencio A. Flores from Sariaya, Quezon has made it to the national selection in the search for the nation’s Gawad Saka for Outstanding High Value Crops Farmer

Serving as the field evaluators from the National Technical Committee (NTC) were Mr. Genaro M. Tolentino (PhilMech); Ms. Flora A. Jarille, Ms. Jallyne E. Remoquillo, and Mr. Jerico Nonay (BPI); Dr. Jose Hernandez (UPLB); Ms. Lorna Villegas (DA-FOS); and Mr. Ronaldo S. Caddarao (DA-AMAS). The field validation was held last August 2, 2019, at Flor – continue reading

DA CALABARZON promotes gender and development

As part of the social responsibility of the Department of Agriculture Region IV-CALABARZON, its Corn and Cassava Program conducted a seminar on gender and development (GAD) for the women of Calamba Upland Farmers’ Multi-Purpose Cooperative and Marawoy Women’s Association, Inc. on August 1 – 2, 2019 at Lipa Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (LARES) Training – continue reading

Seminar on Product Standards and Trade Promotions

“Food safety is everybody’s responsibility.” This was the key message of the two-day seminar on product standards and trade promotions for some 20 agri-entrepreneurs in the region conducted by the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON through its Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) on July 30 – 31, 2019 at Sta. Rosa City, Laguna. – continue reading

Kalaw retains chairmanship of RAFC in CALABARZON

In the recently concluded election of officers of the Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) in CALABARZON held at the Training Hall of Southern Tagalog Integrated Agricultural Research Center (STIARC), Mr. Pedrito R. Kalaw of Batangas bested two other contenders (Ms. Flordeliza Maleon of Quezon and Mr. Crispin Salvador of Laguna) to remain as the – continue reading

Awarding of Interventions from Rice Banner Program was held at DA-APCO Cavite last July 29, 2019.

The event was headed by APCO Eda Dimapilis in behalf of our Regional Executive Director Arnel de Mesa and OIC-RTD for Operations and Extension Dennis Arpia through the assistance of Tanza Mayor Yuri Pacumio and Ternate Mayor Lamberto Bambao. Interventions such as Rice Transplanter, Precision Seeder, Combine Harvester, Hand Tractor, Floating Tiller, Rice Reaper, Thresher, – continue reading