DA set to implement RIPE program

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in News |

DA set to implement RIPE program

Cagayan de Oro City – In response to the agency’s bid of achieving rice self-sufficiency for the country, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to implement the Rice Productivity Enhancement (RIPE) program, starting next year. Since he took helm of the aggie department, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol, has coined the said Program. According to him, RIPE is seen to revisit the country’s water management and irrigation policies, and to lay down a comprehensive program to...

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Bolstered Convergence TWGs in Lanao Norte pushed

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in News |

Bolstered Convergence TWGs in Lanao Norte pushed

Bound for inclusive growth and poverty reduction, especially in the countryside, members of the technical working group (TWG) of the local convergence agro-enterprise clusters in Lanao del Norte (LDN), namely: the Royale (Linamon, Matungao, Tagoloan, Pantar and Baloi) and Mt. Inayawan-Illana clusters (Kapatagan, Nunungan, Sapad and Sultan Naga Dimaporo), have recently convened to fast track their respective submission of the 2017-2022 Convergence Area Development Plan (CADP). The said Plan...

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RPC orientation seminar

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in News |

RPC orientation seminar

In support to the country’s rice production it is the objective of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to uplift the lives of Filipino farmers by increasing their productivity and income.  Accordingly, the agency has set in place the Rice Processing Center (RPC) one of the  interventions seen to increase post-harvest efficiency by reducing post-harvest losses.  The  RPC is equipped with modern machineries and equipment, storage, drying and other handling/processing system that helps in...

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The wonders of square foot gardening of Mr. Honorio S. Cervantes

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in News |

The wonders of square foot gardening of Mr. Honorio S. Cervantes

For more than 39 years as an employee of the Philippine National Police,  Honorio S. Cervantes retired from the service as Police Senior Superintendent  in 2005 at the age of 56 . Though retired from public service he is not tired of searching on what to do with his 300 square meter land area located in Pagatpat, Cagayan de Oro City. His effort resulted to the adoption of square foot gardening technology in April 2014 where he follow the method of an American engineer from Utah, USA...

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DA-10 new entrants undergo ALAB training

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in News |

DA-10 new entrants undergo ALAB training

Fifty-six (56) new entrants of the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) recently underwent a two-day civil servants training dubbed as Alay sa Bayan (Alab) Training, with the end of view in focusing and enhancing their energies and commitment, in order to support and build up a very responsible and professional organization, for which they are a part of. Essentially, the training guided the participants with their personal and professional lives, as they were...

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