Grade VI pupil from Luna wins DA-RFO I Regional on-the-Spot Poster Making Contest for World Food Day 2019
Celebrating the 2019 World Food Day (WFD) this coming October, the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I (DA-RFO I) conducted the Regional on-the-Spot Poster Making Contest at the DA-RFO I 5th Floor Conference Room, San Fernando City La Union on September 27, 2019.
Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) from the different municipalities/cities in Region 1 were updated on the status of various programs and accomplishments of the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1 (DA – RFO1) under the Rice Banner Program during the Assessment for Wet Season 2019 and Planning Workshop for Dry Season 2019-2020 held on September 16-18, 2019 for the Province of Ilocos Sur and La Union and on September 18-20, 2019 for the Province of Ilocos Norte.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
DA assures there are funds to help ASF-affected hog raisers
The Department of Agriculture said it has funds to help small backyard raisers whose hogs were culled due to African Swine Fever (ASF) infection.
In an attempt to improve and finalize the Sagip Saka Act also known as Republic Act 11321, the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service fronted the 4th leg of Stakeholders consultation for Sagip Saka implementing rules and regulations at the Orchid Garden Hotel, San Fernando City, Pampanga on September 20, 2019. It was attended by national government agencies, local government units, private sector, farmers and fisherfolks from Luzon A Cluster.