DA intensifies hybrid rice promotion, adoption in Region 10

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in News |

DA intensifies hybrid rice promotion, adoption in Region 10

MARAMAG, BUKIDNON. The Department of Agriculture-10 has recently launched a partnership project with the Central Mindanao University for the establishment of a 100-hectare hybrid rice model farm in this town. DA-10 Regional Director Carlene Collado said that the project shall showcase the potentials of hybrid rice technologies towards the achievement of the target for the country’s self -sufficiency by the year 2020. Collado announced  that  the  project  is  in  line  with  the...

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Marawi evacuees receive relief assistance

Posted by on Jun 25, 2017 in News |

Marawi evacuees receive relief assistance

The third batch of relief assistance coming from the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) has been turned over to the Linamon Hub Receiving Center, in Linamon, Lanao del Norte for distribution to conflict-stricken families from Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. About 6,000 ready-to-eat (RTE) canned goods were handed over by the national government agency represented by Engr. Abdul Harris Paporo on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in time for the Muslims’ celebration of Eid...

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Sikat Saka Corn Meeting in Buk’non

Posted by on Jun 24, 2017 in News |

Sikat Saka Corn Meeting in Buk’non

  A Sikat Saka (SS) for Corn Meeting was held, last week, at the Provincial Agriculture’s Office of Bukidnon in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. The activity was purposely done to streamline ways of identifying potential corn farmer-borrowers from the pilot municipalities, in the province of Bukidnon, namely: Don Carlos, Valencia City, Kalilangan, Malaybalay City and Cabanglasan. For region 10, credit window is made available following its predecessor in extending financial assistance to...

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Cacao production technologies now on air

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in News |

Cacao production technologies now on air

Cagayan de Oro City – As part of its mandate to impart updated knowledge on information and technologies in agriculture, the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Information Section (RAFIS) of the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO 10) started airing its School-on-the-Air (SOA) Program on Cacao Production on May 19, 2017. The three month-long program is aired over DxCC-RMN every Mondays and Fridays, from 5:30-6:00pm. Moreover, it targets farmer-listeners from the...

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Safety, Quality underscored in GAP Corn training

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in News |

Safety, Quality underscored in GAP Corn training

Cagayan de Oro City – TO gain entry in a more competitive market and to ensure safety and quality of farm produce against potential hazards, a three-day Capacity Enhancement on Philippine National Standards (PNS): Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Corn and Certification Protocols was held in the city on June 14-15, 2017. GAP is a set of consolidated safety and quality standards formulated by DA for the production, harvesting and on-farm post harvest handling and storage of corn that...

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