DA, DILG strengthen AFCs’ participation in local governance and development processes

Group Photo: CALAMBA CITY, LAGUNA, MAY 16, 2019 – (From right to left) DA RFO IV-CALABARZON Regional Director Arnel de Mesa, DILG IV-A Regional Director Manuel Gotis, AFP Lt. Gen. (Retired) Pedro Cabuay, Jr., DA CALABARZON Farmer-Director and RAFC Chairperson Pedrito Kalaw, DA CALABARZON OIC-ARD for Operations Dennis Arpia, PCAF Area Coordinator (IV-A) Ace Espinola, – continue reading

Agribusiness Investment Forum ng CALABARZON para sa OFWs

Mahigit 180 manggagawang Pilipino sa ibang bansa (overseas Filipino workers) ng CALABARZON ang dumalo sa pagtitipon tungkol sa pamumuhunan sa negosyong pang-agrikultura (agribusiness investment forum) na isinagawa ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka–Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (AMAS) noong Mayo 7–9, 2019 sa El Cielito Hotel, lungsod ng Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Ang tatlong araw na pagtitipon ay – continue reading

Farmers’ profile to be updated

A two-day Consultative Meeting cum Workshop on Updating of Farmers’ Profile was held at Hotel Dominique in Tagaytay City on May 9 – 10, 2019. Participated in by all the city and municipal agriculture officers of Cavite, this provincial consultation has the objective of determining the exact numbers of farmers in the agricultural sector of – continue reading

DA regulatory policies discussed with LGUs

Some 80 participants from the offices of provincial and city/municipal agriculturist of Rizal and Batangas attended the orientation seminar on guidelines and protocols of various regulatory policies being implemented by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on May 9, 2019 at STIARC, Lipa City, Batangas. The said activity spearheaded by the Regulatory Division of DA CALABARZON – continue reading

Model coconut farm, launched in Gumaca, Quezon

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) formally launched the Model Coconut Farm Project on May 7, 2019 in Brgy. Bamban, Gumaca, Quezon. This is a four (4)-hectare farm showcasing farming technologies and livelihood activities such as inter-cropping coconut with vegetables, cacao, sorghum, and other crops, and integration of livestock such – continue reading

Panunumpa ng mga Opisyal ng DA CALABARZON MPC

Nanumpa sa harapan ni Regional Technical Director Elmer T. Ferry ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON ang tatlumpung bagong halal na opisyales ng Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Inc. Ang panunumpa ay pinangunahan ni Gng. Felicidad M. Denorte (ikalawang termino) bilang Chairperson ng Lupon ng mga Director ng nasabing kooperatiba noong – continue reading

DA CALABARZON holds TienDA cum Buko Festival

In celebration of the Farmers’ and Fisherfolk’s Month, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON, through its Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD), in partnership with Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) Region IV-A, holds the “TienDA cum Buko Festival” today (May 6, 2019) until tomorrow (May 7) at RMIC Bldg., BPI Cmpd., Visayas Ave. in Diliman, – continue reading

CALABARZON Cacao Stakeholders’ Association, created

The five main provincial cacao stakeholders’ groups in the region, to wit, Cavite Cacao Industry Council, Laguna Cacao Farmers’ Association, Batangas Cacao Growers’ Association, and Samahan sa Industriya ng Cacao na Pangkabuhayan (SICAP) of Quezon Province, attended the consultation meeting spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture (DA) CALABARZON High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) on – continue reading

Regional animal health program team’s 1st quarter meeting

To continuously ensure efficient and effective implementation of the animal health program in the region, leaders, alternate focal persons, and members of the team from the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON, together with provincial veterinarians and their staff, gathered for their 1st quarter meeting on April 30, 2019 held at STIARC Training Hall in – continue reading

Regional Gawad Saka validation of entries in full gear

The Gawad Saka Regional Technical Committees (RTCs) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) CALABARZON formally started recently field validation of entries of different provinces for the 2018 – 2019 Regional Gawad Saka Search. RTC on Outstanding Corn Farmer category, spearheaded by its Chairperson and Regional Corn Program Coordinator Avelita M. Rosales, conducted their validation last – continue reading