“We look forward to the success of this endeavor and we look forward to healthy students in the public schools” RTD Erlinda F. Manipon stressed this during the pre-implementation meeting for CY 2019 Gulayan sa Paaralan Program. With the initiative of the HVCDP, the program implementers of the Gulayan sa Paaralan was gathered at the DA RFO I 3rd floor conference room on August 2, 2019.
Giving updates on policy directions, technologies and interventions under the Corn Banner Program, the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I conducted a two-day review and planning workshop for the agricultural extension workers of the provinces of Pangasinan and La Union at the Kabaleyan Resort, San Carlos City, Pangasinan.
Mr. Vincent A. Adorna remained in his position as the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Council (RAFC) Chairman in Ilocos Region for CY 2019-2022. Adorna garnered 52 votes from among the 85 qualified voters from the different Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AFC) members on July 31, 2019 during the RAFC Election cum Regular Meeting held at the 3rd floor Conference Room, Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1 (DA – RFO1), San Fernando City, La Union.
Recognizing the outstanding performances and significant contributions of the Provincial, Municipal and City Local Government Units including the Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs), Local Farmer Technicians and the Seed Innovators of Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in attaining rice food security and sufficiency, the Department of Agriculture North Luzon Custer successfully conducted the 2018 Rice Achievers Award at the Fort Ilocandia Resort, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte on July 25, 2019.
The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1 - Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division hosted the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Services (AMAS)-AMAD Assessment Workshop for the Second Quarter on July 15-19, 2019 at Java Hotel, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.