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

DA CALABARZON undergoes In-House Evaluation

The Department of Agriculture Region IV-CALABARZON (DA CALABARZON) started to undergo a five-day long (July 15-19, 2019) In-House Evaluation to look into its effectiveness in attaining objectives, efficiency, and emerging benefits derived by farmers/beneficiaries by way of key informant interviews and surveys. The evaluators composing of personnel from the Monitoring and Evaluation of DA Central – continue reading

Philippine Root Crops, nagturo sa LARES

Pinangunahan ni Dr. Julieta Roa, Head, Extension and Socio-Economic Division ng Philippine Roots Crops (PhilRootCrops) ang “Training on Cassava and Other Root Crops Production, Processing/Utilization and Marketing Towards Food Security” na idinaos sa Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON-Lipa Agricultural Research Experiment Station (DA-RFO IV – LARES) noong ika-12 ng Hulyo sa Lipa City, Batangas. – continue reading

Agricultural Production Clustering, ipapatupad ng DA-CALABARZON

Tinalakay ni Regional Executive Director Arnel V. de Mesa ng Kagawaran ng Pagsasaka Rehiyon IV CALABARZON ang kahalagaan ng pagkakaroon ng “Agriculture Production Clustering” ng mga banner programs sa CALABARZON. Ito ang buod ng kanyang paksa nang idaos ang “Assessment and Planning Workshop of Operations Division Cum Meeting on the Development of Agriculture Clusters” sa – continue reading