Organic Agri-Stakeholders Planning-Workshop held

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in News |

Organic Agri-Stakeholders Planning-Workshop held

  Anchored on the national Program’s vision of converting at least 5% of the total agriculture areas to organic farming and commercially support organic products locally and internationally, the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) recently convened the OA stakeholders in Northern Mindanao to an Organic Agriculture (OA) Stakeholders Planning-Workshop. Juanita B. Salvani, Center Chief, Northern Mindanao Agricultural Crops and Livestock Research Complex of...

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DA, MisOr sees potential in itik prod’n

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in News |

DA, MisOr sees potential in itik prod’n

      (Clockwise) Proposed designs for the breeder house, ready to lay house, snail (kuhol) growing farm and large-scale breeder house for the Duck-Powered Livelihood Program of PLGU MisOr.     In the province, according to Governor Yevgeny Vincente “Bambi” Emano, unemployment accounted to 50,158. Malnourished school children accounted to 5,325 and 70% of the 58,040 households who are considered poor in the province are farmers. Thus, to address these pressing...

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14th nat’l. Congress to highlight veggie industry

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Aggie News |

Cagayan de Oro City – To boost the competitiveness of the vegetable industry, characterized by the increased production and consumption of quality and safe vegetables is the thrust of the forthcoming conduct of the 14th National Vegetable Congress and Agro-Industrial Trade Expo on September 16-18, this year at the LimKetKai Center, of this city. Anchored on the theme: “Good Practices: Better Business for a Healthier ASEAN”, the slated activities for the Congress will include the exhibit...

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Consultation for SWISAs held

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in News |

Consultation for SWISAs held

  The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported on July 2015 that the impact of El Niño in the country will intensify during the last quarter of the year. In line with this, the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) in partnership with the Department of Agriculture – 10 (DA-10) conducted an Island-wide Consultation and Planning Workshop for Small Water Irrigation System Associations (SWISAs) on August 5, 2015, held in Cagayan...

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Training on Good Organic Retailing Practices conducted

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in News |

Training on Good Organic Retailing Practices conducted

  Establishing an Organic Trading Post is one of the strategies employed by the Department of Agriculture (DA) to strengthen the adoption and practice of Organic Agriculture in the country. In support to this campaign, the DA-10 through the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD-10) conducted a training on Good Organic Retailing Practices on July 23-24, 2015 in Cagayan de Oro City. Chedy V. Ansale, Chief of AMAD-10, said that the said training equipped the participants with...

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