Corn farmers affected by FAW, Taal’s eruption receive P1.1M worth of agri inputs

Corn farmers affected by FAW, Taal’s eruption receive P1.1M worth of agri inputs

  Under the rehabilitation program for Taal-affected cities and municipalities and the Quick Response Fund for Fall Armyworm (FAW), Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON, through the Regional Corn and Cassava Program, distributed P1,140,845 worth of agricultural inputs for corn production to a total of 140 corn farmers in Cavite, Laguna, and Batangas, held on – continue reading

DA CALABARZON sets plans to optimize rice production for upcoming dry season

DA CALABARZON sets plans to optimize rice production for upcoming dry season

  In response to Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar’s call for regions to increase rice production in low-yielding provinces and maintain or improve rice productivity in high-yielding areas this upcoming dry season, Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON met with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) from all provinces in the region to conduct – continue reading

DA's KADIWA on Wheels project rolls out in Cavite

DA’s KADIWA on Wheels project rolls out in Cavite

  Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON, in partnership with the Department of Energy and Unioil, started to roll its KAtuwang sa DIwa at GaWA (KADIWA) ni Ani at Kita Project on Wheels in Unioil Anabu-1 and Unioil Anabu-2 in Imus City, Cavite on September 5, 2020. This KADIWA partnership project will bring farmers’ fresh and quality produce – continue reading

“Kung may itinanim, may aanihin”

“Kung may itinanim, may aanihin”

  As part of the call by the Department of Agriculture (DA) for everyone to engage in urban agriculture, a family from Tagkawayan, Quezon has already harvested its fruit nay’ vegetable of labor. Rebecca Marquez An and her family began planting vegetables on April 14 and it has been plentiful since they share their produce – continue reading

ARESCOM goes organic

ARESCOM goes organic

  Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON, in coordination with the Army Reserve Command (ARESCOM) based in Camp Riego de Dios in Tanza, Cavite, have celebrated the graduation of 49 new organic agriculture enthusiasts under the regional office’s Farmers Field School (FFS) in Organic Vegetable Production Program on August 20, 2020.   From April 30 – continue reading

32,829 CALABARZON farmers receive 107,165 bags of free, quality seeds; fertilizers through RRP

32,829 CALABARZON farmers receive 107,165 bags of free, quality seeds; fertilizers through RRP

  The Department of Agriculture (DA) Region IV-CALABARZON’s implementation of the Rice Resiliency Project (RRP) under the Plant, Plant, Plant Program has taken another phase in its objective of achieving higher rice productivity this wet-cropping season.  As of August 4, a total of 35,209 bags of quality seeds and 71,956 bags of fertilizers were given – continue reading