Department of Agriculture - RFU 1
“Get ready. Preparedness is the key.”
Regional Technical Director for Research and Regulation Eduardo Gonzales stressed this marching order to the Avian Influenza (AI) Project Implementers of Region I during the Technical Updates for AI held at the Dagupan Village Hotel in Dagupan City, Pangasinan last April 3, 2013.
Last Updated (Wednesday, 03 July 2013 06:48)
For DA-RFU I Executive Director Valentino Perdido, he considered technology demonstration as one of the most effective ways to transfer agricultural technologies. Through this activity, he said, farmers would able to see for themselves how crops or livestock at a certain stage will be managed using the various technologies developed by the researchers as a result of their on-farm trials and experiments conducted in the research stations. But to fully showcase and promote these technologies, there is a need for the conduct of a field day if only to reach the intended beneficiaries - the farmers and raisers.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 28 May 2013 02:37)
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Having met an all time record high of 278% sufficiency level in rice for 2012, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAg) celebrated their triumph with a Rice Thanksgiving Festival at the OPAg Ground on Feb. 6, 2013.
With the declaration of 2013 as the National Year of Rice, the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Unit I being the lead agency in promoting the same project in the region kicked-off the activity with the unveiling of the 2013 NYR logo in the province of La Union during the latter’s First Monday of the month flag raising ceremonies held at the Capitol Ground, San Fernando City, La Union on February 4, 2013.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 28 May 2013 02:14)