Congratulations once again to DA Ilocos Region for topping the 3rd quarter rice and corn banner programs' physical and financial assessment! All for the farmers of Region 1!
The Department of Agriculture-RFO I through the Ilocos Norte Research and Experiment Center in Batac City, Ilocos Norte engaged farmers in the process of selecting next generation varieties of palay seeds through the participatory varietal selection activity under its NextGen Plus Project entitled “Efficient Deployment Systems for NextGen Varieties Enhanced Genetically Through Modern Breeding Technologies Contributing to Increased Productivity in the Philippines.”
Giving farmers better options of seeds for rice planting, the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I through the Ilocos Norte Research and Experiment Center (INREC) based in Batac City, Ilocos Norte, conducted a Participatory Varietal Selection (PVS) through the NextGen Plus Project of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1 (DA – RFO1) thru its three (3) banner programs – Rice, Corn and the High Value Crops and Development Program distributed Php 66,219,357 worth of Farm Machineries and Equipment to 48 Farmer Associations from the 5th District of Pangasinan on October 4, 2019 at the Pangasinan Research and Experiment Center (PREC), Tebag, Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan.
Getting ready for the Surveillance audit to be conducted by the Certification International of the Philippines (CIP) for DA-RFO I’s Quality Management System scheduled on the last week of November, members of the management committee met for a management review at Baguio City’s Town Plaza Hotel on October 1-2, 2019.