“It is the farm that will be certified, not the commodities,” Serrano answers to the queries of the participants regarding Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification.
To inform and assist in the implementation of Animal Welfare Regulations and Good Animal Husbandry (GAHP), the Animal Welfare and Good Animal Husbandry Practices Coordinators (AWGAHPCs) attended the Consultative Meeting spearheaded by Regulatory Division of the Department of Agticulture Regional Field Office 1 on June 13, 2018 at the Provincial Conference Hall, Vigan City.
At the on-set of rainy season, the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I (DA-RFO I) through the Rice Banner Program, in tandem with the Bureau of Plant Industry-National Seed Quality Control Services (BPI-NSQCS) convened the rice seed growers in the region for a special meeting to discuss major issues and concerns besetting the rice seed industry.
Coffee production over the years has been declining due to several reasons. So to provide support to the coffee industry in the region, the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office I through the High-Value Crops Development Program, conducted Basic Coffee Production Technology Training cum Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for the province of La Union on May 25, 2018 at DA-RFO I.
Aiming to reach the given quota by the end of CY 2022, the High-Value Crop Development Program of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office I conducted a one-day training on Basic Cacao Production Technology cum Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on May 24, 2018 at DA-RFO I, San Fernando City, La Union.