DA turns over farm assistance to Davao farmers and fishers
Hundreds of farmers, fishers and their organizations received farm machineries and equipment amounting to P127.4 million from Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala and Senate Committee Chair on Agriculture and Food Senator Cynthia Villar during the mass turn over of various facilities held at Manambulan Research Outreach Station in Barangay Tubok, Davao City on March 4, 2015.
DA to showcase PH’s top agri products in Madrid Fusión
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is now preparing to showcase top agricultural products of the Philippines in Spain’s most important gastronomy congress—the Madrid Fusión—to be held at the Mall of Asia’ SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on April 24−26, 2015.
Gov’t delivers agri assistance to Mindanao farmers
Close to one billion pesos worth of agricultural projects, including infrastructures, farm machineries and equipment were distributed to farmers and fishers of Region XII provinces during the second leg of theMakinaryang Pansakahan, Dagdag Kita at Yaman on March 3, 2015 held at the Tupi Seed Center, in Bololmala, Tupi, South Cotabato.
DA’s new banana cultivar to solve wilting disease
Banana growers in Davao region now have an alternative variety to resist Fusarium Wilt or Panama Disease with the introduction of the Giant Cavendish tissue-culture variant (GCTCV 219) by the Department of Agriculture (DA).
BAI to celebrate its 85th Foundation Anniversary and the Rabies Awareness Month Celebration
The year 2015 marks another milestone for the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) as it celebrates its 85th Foundation Anniversary on March 2-6, 2015. This year’s theme is: “Improving Native Animal Production in Support to Food Security”.
DA Chief celebrates milestone in coco-levy fund with KM71 marchers
Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala recognized and acknowledged the contribution of the KM71 marchers in the establishment of a coconut farmers’ trust fund from the P71 billion (B) coco levy fund.
DA Water Pump and Engine intervention helps BUTACFA Veggie Farmers
Members of the Bucao-Tarog Cluster Farmers Association (BUTACFA) in barangay Alaguisoc, Jordan, Guimaras now have time to grow other crops other than rice.
DA-BFAR promotes culture of high value eels
The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) holds first ever National Eel Forum, today, February 24, 2015, at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) in Quezon City.
Implementing guidelines of Food Safety Act signed
In what was called a historic moment, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala and Health Secretary Janette Garin signed on Friday (20 February 2015) the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Food Safety Act or Republic Act 10611 (An Act to Strengthen the Food Safety Regulatory System in the Country to Protect Consumer Health and Facilitate Market Access of Local Foods and Food Products, and For Other Purposes) in a ceremony at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.
PHL Food Law safeguards human health and agri industry
Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala and Department of Health Acting Secretary Janette Garin, signed today, February 20, 2015, the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Food Safety Act of 2013 (Republic Act 10611), to set clear and effective strategies for the execution of the national government’s framework for food safety.