Sec. Piñol rallies local chief execs to do their part in ensuring food security

PASAY CITY,  METRO MANILA -“ We do not lack food, our problem is  positioning and distribution”. This was  the assertion made by Agriculture Secretary, Manuel F. Piñol as he addressed the over 500 municipal/city mayors and   municipal agriculturists and agricultural officers and stakeholders  from South Luzon Cluster for the  Food Security Summit over the week  – continue reading

Sorsogon studes shine in Reg’l Poster, Essay Tilts for Organic Agriculture

POLANGUI, ALBAY—In celebration of the upcoming Organic Agriculture Month this November, the regional Departments of Agriculture (DA-5) and Education (DepEd-5) hosted the On-the-Spot Poster-Making and Essay-Writing Contests with the theme “Organic Agriculture: Advancing the local food culture movement in the Philippines on October 1, 2018 at the Polangui General Comprehensive High School here. The contests – continue reading

Biotechnology 101 & Joint Department Circular (JDC) Public Briefing held

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), Department of Agriculture (DA)-Biotechnology Program Office, and the Southeast Asian Information Center (SEARCA BIC) in coordination with the DA-Regional Field Office V and Central Bicol State University of Agriculture, recently held a public briefing on Biotechnology 101 and Joint Department Circular (JDC) at a hotel – continue reading