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!
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.
The Department of Agriculture Secretary, Hon. William D. Dar spearheaded the launching of the Rapid Production Facility for Bio-Organic Fertilizer during his visit at the Nueva Segovia Consortium of Cooperatives (NSCC), Caoayan, Ilocos Sur on September 26, 2019.