23 samahan ng magsasaka, nakinabang sa TienDA

Isinulat at Mga Larawan, Kuha ni: Nataniel R. Bermudez Matagumpay ang ika-tatlong ulit na pagdaraos ng TienDA na ginanap sa Ayala Malls Solinad II, Sta Rosa City, Laguna noong ika-pito at walo ng Hulyo, taong kasalukuyan. Ang nasabing TienDA na pinangunahan ng Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) sa pakikipagtulungan sa nangangasiwa ng Ayala Malls, – continue reading

500 magkakakaw, sumailalim sa pagsasanay sa GAP

Isinulat at Mga Larawan, Kuha ni Nataniel Bermudez Mahigit 500 magkakakaw ang sumailalim at nagtapos sa pagsasanay tungkol sa Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) para sa produksyon ng kakaw para sa lalawigan ng Batangas na isinagawa ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON sa St. Jude Cooperative Hotel and Event Center, Tayabas City, Quezon noong Hulyo – continue reading

DA CALABARZON HVCDP holds 1st semester assessment

Written and Photos, Taken by Bryan Arcilla The Department of Agriculture Region IV CALABARZON High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) conducted its 1st semester assessment for the provinces of Cavite and Laguna on July 3-6, 2018 at El Cielito Hotel, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna. According to Engr. Redelliza A. Gruezo, Regional Coordinator of HVCDP, the – continue reading

Mga magsasaka ng CALABARZON, sumailalim sa pag-aaral ukol sa produksyon ng pagkaing Halal

Isinulat at Mga Larawan, Kuha ni Nataniel Bermudez Lahat ng mga magsasaka sa mga lalawigan ng CALABARZON ay sumailalim na sa pag-aaral patungkol sa produksyon ng pagkaing halal, gayundin sa Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), at Good Animal Husbandry Practices (GAHP) na pinamunuan ng Regulatory Division ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON para sa lalawigan – continue reading

DA RIOs, PIOs, and AFID staff meet for 1st Semester Consultative cum Workshop

Written by Radel Llagas Photos by Bryan Arcilla The Department of Agriculture (DA)’s Regional Information Officers (RIOs) from its Regional Offices and Public Information Officers (PIOs) from DA Bureaus and Attached Agencies/Corporations attended the 1st Semester Consultative Meeting cum Workshop spearheaded by the Agriculture and Fisheries Information Division (AFID) of the DA Central Office on – continue reading

Corn Achievers Awards, discussed

Written and Photos, Taken by Cristy Tolentino Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) together with Provincial Corn Coordinators from CALABARZON attended the briefing on Cassava Cluster Management Excellence Award (CCMEA), CORNUCOPIA, and National Quality Corn Achievers Awards (NQCAA) guidelines held at Southern Tagalog Integrated Agricultural Research Center (STIARC) Training Hall, Brgy. Marauoy, Lipa City, Batangas on June 22, – continue reading

Rizal and Laguna cacao farmers, gearing for GAP

Written and Photos, Taken by Radel Llagas The Department of Agriculture Region IV CALABARZON High Value Crops Development Program conducted recently a two-day training on code of good agricultural practices (GAP) on cacao production at the Boy Scouts of the Philippines, BP International Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna. Some 70 cacao farmers from 10 municipalities/cities of – continue reading

Peste at sakit ng mga pananim, pinag-aralan

Isinulat at Mga Larawan, Kuha ni Nataniel Bermudez Mahigit na 40 mga agricultural technician ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON ang dumalo sa “Training on Pest Monitoring and Surveillance for High Value Commercial Crops” sa St. Jude Cooperative Hotel and Event Center, Tayabas City, Quezon noong Hunyo 18 at 19, 2018. Layunin ng pagsasanay – continue reading

AMAD at MAFBEX

Magra Nutri Foods Corp. at Amazing Foods Corp., nakibahagi sa MAFBEX 2018 Isinulat at Mga Larawan, Kuha ni Nataniel Bermudez Sa tulong ng Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON ay nakibahagi ang Magra Nutri Foods Corp. at Amazing Foods Corp. na kapwa mga exhibitor mula sa rehiyon, sa – continue reading

DA CALABARZON takes its first step on ISO 9001:2015 QMS Certification

Written and photos taken by Radel Llagas Division chiefs, section heads, Agriculture program coordinating officers, and banner program coordinators of Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. IV-CALABARZON (DA CALABARZON) undergone the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Orientation on June 18, 2018 at Brentwood Suites, Quezon City. The orientation is based on the directive – continue reading

AFMP 2018 – 2023 for Batangas, discussed

Written and Photos, Taken by Radel Llagas The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV CALABARZON conducted a consultation with the local government units of Batangas and some farmers’ groups for the crafting of Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Plan (AFMP) for 2018 – 2023 on June 13 – 14, 2018 at the Tagaytay International Convention Center – continue reading

Cacao farmers, gearing for GAP

(Written and photos taken by Radel Llagas) 90 cacao farmers from 10 municipalities in Quezon province attended the Training on Code of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on cacao production spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. IV-CALABARZON High Value Crops Development Program on June 5-6, 2018 at St. Jude Coop Hotel, Tayabas City, – continue reading

Magdalena, Outstanding Municipality in 2017 RAA

(Written and photos taken by Radel Llagas) The Municipality of Magdalena in the Province of Laguna is proclaimed one of the Outstanding Municipalities in the 2017 Rice Achievers Awards (RAA) on May 31, 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City. According to Enrique Layola, Focal Person for Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Field – continue reading

Cacao Processing Center sa Alabat, naitayo na

Isinulat at Mga Larawan, Kuha ni Nataniel Bermudez Naitayo na ang cacao processing center sa Brgy. Camagong, Alabat, Quezon na nagkakahalaga ng P2-milyon, sa pangunguna ng High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON at sa pakikipagtulungan sa Pamahalaang Pambayan ng Alabat. Sinabi ni Engr. Redelliza A. Gruezo, Regional HVCDP – continue reading

DA CALABARZON supports the Bright Leaf Awards caravan in Laguna

Written by Amylyn Rey-Castro Photos, Taken by Bryan Arcilla and Jasp Daquigan Aimed at promoting the so called agricultural development in the CALABARZON Region, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV CALABARZON, through its Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Information Office (RAFIO), supported the 12th Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards caravan in the province of Laguna launched on May 24, – continue reading

RAFC regular meeting conducted

Written and Photos, Taken by Bryan Arcilla Farmer-Director Pedrito R. Kalaw of the Department of Agriculture Region IV-CALABARZON, Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (DA IV CALABARZON-RAFC) spearheaded the conduct of its regular meeting on May 21, 2018 at Great Eastern Hotel, Quezon City. The Farmer-Director emphasized the importance of every province and their contributions in – continue reading

Oryentasyon ukol sa Pagsasanay sa Produksyon ng Organikong Gulay

Isinulat ni Amylyn Rey-Castro Mga Larawan, Kuha ni Sarah Almeyda/ORED Dumalo si Regional Director (RD) Arnel V. de Mesa ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON sa isinagawang oryentasyon ukol sa pagsasanay sa produksyon ng organikong gulay (100 Days Sustainable Organic Vegetable Production Training and Demonstration) noong Mayo 11, 2018 sa Rizal Agricultural Research and Experiment – continue reading

Araw ng Magsasaka sa Sariaya

Isinulat ni Amylyn Rey-Castro Mga Larawan, Kuha ni Sarah Almeyda/ORED Nakiisa si Regional Director Arnel V. de Mesa ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON sa ginanap na “Araw ng Magsasaka” na may temang, “Halika! Tara na, Agawan Festival na! Makulay, masigla. Gilas Sariaya!” noong Mayo 13, 2018 sa Pamahalaang Bayan ng Sariaya sa lalawigan ng – continue reading

Regional Gawad Saka Validation Starts

Written and Photos, Taken by Cristy Tolentino The search for the Annual Gawad Saka Outstanding Farmer/Fisherfolk validations is on. A total of 18 categories are scheduled to be validated by their respective committee chairpersons and their members. Small and Large Animal Raisers from the province of Batangas were the first to be validated. Ms Vilma – continue reading

CASSAVA PROCESSING AND UTILIZATION

Written and Photos, Taken by Cristy Tolentino Some 40 participants from Philippine Army in Taguig City attended training on Cassava on May 11at Lipa Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (LARES). They are dependents of our soldiers from the Philippine Army. Ms Velet Rosales, Regional Corn Banner Program Coordinator and LARES Chief gave her welcome remarks. – continue reading

DA CALABARZON, to create Regional Task Force for SEEDEX

Words and Photos by Radel Llagas Officials from Department of Agriculture CALABARZON (DA CALABARZON), representatives from Philippine Rice Research Institute – Los Baños (PhilRice Los Baños), Agriculture Training Institute Region IV-A (ATI IV-A), and Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) – National Seed Quality Control Services (NSQCS) and Provincial Agriculturists in the region discussed the creation – continue reading

SIDC 49th General Assembly Meeting

Department of Agriculture Region IV CALABARZON Regional Director Arnel V. de Mesa commended Sorosoro Ibaba Development Cooperative (SIDC) for continuing to evolve as an internationally competitive and diverse business and social enterprise with activities ranging from manufacturing to agriculture, retail, lending, tourism, and other services, during the 49th General Assembly meeting of the cooperative on – continue reading

MOA Signing at DA Central Office

Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV CALABARZON Regional Director Arnel V. de Mesa witnessed the signing of a memorandum of agreement between Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol of the DA and the Local Government of Sariaya represented by Mayor Marcelo P. Gayeta, containing terms and conditions of the project “Sariaya Swine and Chicken Techno-Demo Farm” worth – continue reading

First Official Meeting of RAFC Chairperson Kalaw as Farmer-Director

(Words and Photos by Bryan Arcilla) Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) Chairperson Pedrito Kalaw took his first official meeting today as a Farmer-Director regarding the proposed resolution of Municipal Agricultural and Fishery Council (MAFC) Chairperson of Agoncillo, Batangas Conrado C. Calapata (Ret. PN) recommending the DA through BFAR and Taal Lake Development Authority to conduct – continue reading

RD de Mesa, Farmer-Director Kalaw meet exhibitors of TienDA sa Ayala Malls

Written and Photos, Taken by Amylyn Rey-Castro Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV CALABARZON Regional Director (RD) Arnel V. de Mesa, together with Farmer-Director Pedrito R. Kalaw and Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) Chief Editha M. Salvosa, met exhibitors (farmers, fishers, and agricultural entrepreneurs) of “TienDA sa Ayala Malls” on May 5, 2018 at – continue reading