Malaybalay City: outstanding LGU on quality corn production

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in News |

Malaybalay City: outstanding LGU on quality corn production

LGU-Malaybalay City supports the corn sector through its intensified efforts for production increase, by providing interventions that ensure the quality of grains and the reduction of postharvest losses. Among these major projects were the  hybrid seed subsidy program, Bio-N production and distribution (bottom left), the subsidized services provided by the City Soils Laboratory (bottom right) and the establishment of multi-purpose drying pavements (top right).     Malaybalay...

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DA-10, plant operators to intensify Bio-N promotion

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in News |

DA-10, plant operators to intensify Bio-N promotion

Julieta A. Anarna (left), Bio-N Production Officer In-charge from the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of UPLB discusses the latest research results conducted by the institute to improve the quality performance of Bio-N as nitrogen supplement for rice and corn production during the Bio-N Mixing Plant Consultation in Region 10.   CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Decisive to boost the government’s thrust on food security, energy conservation and environmental...

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NorMin is still sufficient in Rice

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in News |

NorMin is still sufficient in Rice

Despite the clamor of the business sector for insufficiencies in the supply of rice in the Luzon areas, the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 in Northern Mindanao remains resolute that there is an ample supply of rice for the consumers in the region. Regional Director Lealyn A. Ramos of the Department of Agriculture (DA) revealed that as of September 18, 2013 there are already 354,339 metric tons (MT) of palay produce from  82,110 hectares (has) planted  in the...

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LGU Claveria named as one of the 2013 Corn Quality Awardees

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in News |

LGU Claveria named as one of the 2013 Corn Quality Awardees

The Department of Agriculture (DA) lauds the outstanding contribution of the Local Government Unit of Claveria (LGU-Claveria) to the corn industry as they have been recently named as one of the 2013 Corn Quality Awardees under the municipal category throughout the nation. According to Municipal Agriculturist (MA) Pat F. Dumaloan, the town has allocated P2.8 million for the 2010-2012 period as counterpart for different corn-related projects implemented by the DA and other agencies. This amount,...

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Info officers train on Communication Crises Management

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in News |

Info officers train on Communication Crises Management

Info officers train on Communication Crises Management.  Anchored in its core function of managing the agency’s media relations program for the promotion of the programs and projects under Department of Agriculture (DA), the Agriculture and Fisheries Information Service (AFIS) headed by Director Noel O. Reyes (top left) held a training on Communication Crises Management among 30 information officers throughout the country. The training aimed to equip the information officers from the DA...

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