Convergence Area Development Plan for Pili Watershed launched

Sorsogon State College, Mayon, Castilla, Sorsogon—The Regional Convergence Initiative (RCI) launched and presented the Convergence Area Development Plan (CADP) for Pili Watershed to the local government unit of Castilla on September 27, 2018 here. The CADP was developed through a series of consultation meetings, workshops and writeshops with LGU-Castilla, Departments of Agriculture (DA), Agrarian Reform – continue reading

Soybean Farmers’ Field Day held

BANQUEROHAN, LEGAZPI CITY—The Regional Dairy Production and Technology Center of the Department of Agriculture-Bicol conducted the Soybean Farmers’ Field Day at the Don Bosco Agro-Mechanical Technology Center (DBAMTC) here last September  20, 2018. According to researcher Eleanor Escurel, Filipinos are the least consumers of soybeans compared to the Japanese despite its promotion in the 1980s – continue reading

DA-Bicol joins in the Balik-Kalikasan Program, Service Caravan

AMOMONTING, Castilla, Sorsogon—The Department of Agriculture-Bicol participated in the Launching of the Balik-Kalikasan Program of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-5) through a Tree-Planting and Serbisyo Caravan Para sa Masa on September 21, 2018 here together with Tsokolate at Pandesal (TAP) member-organizations. According to DENR Assistant Regional Director for Technical Service Engr. Allan – continue reading

P3M-worth DA-funded pineapple processing facility to reduce Sorsogon farmers’ postharvest losses

CABID-AN, SORSOGON CITY – Pineapple farmers in Sorsogon used to lose over 50 percent of their harvest because of oversupply. To resolve this problem, they decided to unite, organize an association and together, look for means to resolve their woes. Thus, the Casiguran Pineapple Growers Association (CPGA) was formed. On September 11, 2018, the CPGA’s – continue reading