IRPEP in R-10 in Progress

Posted by on Apr 26, 2011 in News |

Irrigators Associations (IAs) in Bukidnon and Lanao del Norte are benefitting from a partnership project of the Department of Agriculture, National Irrigation Administration (NIA), National Food Authority (NFA), the local government units  (LGUs) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development-European Government (IFAD-EU).   Recently, the IFAD team headed by the new Country Programme Manager, Mr. Youquiong Wang visited Region 10 to see various irrigators associations in Bukidnon as...

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Bio-Mass Fed Furnace, Now in Operation

Posted by on Apr 26, 2011 in News |

Farmers in Barangay Apo Macote, Malaybalay City can now minimize post harvest losses, especially during rainy season as the Department of Agriculture through the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) has turned-over one multi-fuel biomass fed  furnace on April 14, 2011. The multi-fuel biomass fed furnace optimizes the use of 2 mechanical dryers (6 and 4 tons capacity) as it can dry 10 tons of palay grains from 31% to 14% moisture content in 6 to 8 hours. ...

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DA honors 2010 Regional Gawad Saka winners

Posted by on Apr 6, 2011 in News |

Cagayan de Oro City – TO give due recognition to the commendable achievements of farmers, fisherfolks, farm communities, clubs and organizations, and scientists alike within Northern Mindanao, the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 10 (DA-10) through the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Council (RAFC) has recently honored the 2010 Gawad Saka winners at Harbor Lights Hotel of this city.   Five individuals and three groups have emerged as last year’s winners, including...

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