The 30 micro – small Agripreneurs from the Province of Pangasinan and La Union accomplished two (2) among 10 modules during the Kapatid Agri Mentor ME Program (KAMMP) training on May 21, 2019 at the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1 Pangasinan Research and Experiment Center (DA – RFO1 PREC), Sual, Pangasinan.
Locally known as “utaw”, soybean is now the world’s most important leguminous crop and is now an emerging commodity in the Ilocos region. Hence, DA – RFO 1 through the Research division is continuously making a way to focus in promoting the production, processing, and utilization of soybean.
The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1 thru the Rice Banner Program conducted a 3 – day training for Agriculture Extension Workers (AEW) and Farmer Leaders in the Region regarding Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Advisory Service for the Implementation of Inbred Rice Model Farm cum Seed Exchange Project.
In the month-long Farmers and Fishermen's Month Celebration, and as part of the Farmer-Director Program spearheaded by the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Council (RAFC) of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1’s (DA –RFO1) Chairperson, Mr. Vincent A. Adorna pledged today as the Farmer – Director for the month of May.
Among the papers that were qualified for the 2019 National Symposium on Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (NSAARRD) under Development Category is the “CPAR on Integrated Rice-Based Farming System: An Approach towards Community Driven Agricultural Development Project in Ilocos Norte”, a project led by Mr. Mark Ariel Agresor, Science Research Specialist 1 of DA-RFO1.