Typhoon Ineng brought a tremendous loss in the province of Ilocos Norte as it registered more than P1.16 billion total damages in agri infra, buildings, agri-fisheries and other facilities in the province.
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III and Agriculture Secretary William Dar have mutually agreed over the weekend the implementation of an assistance program to help rice farmers adjust to low prices of palay (paddy rice) following the passage of Republic Act (RA) No. 11203 or the rice tariffication law (RTL).
Newly seated Secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Dr. William Dollente Dar shared his vision for the agri sector during the conduct of the 15th Agriculture and Fisheries Technology Forum & Product Exhibition, an activity spearheaded by the Bureau of Agricultural Research in Quezon City from August 14-16, 2019.
Preparing the thriving local food processors and industrial manufacturers in Ilocos Region to become more competitive and profitable in their food processing business and at the same time making them compliant with international standards in food preparation for human consumption, the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I conducted a two day seminar on cGMP or the Current Good Manufacturing Practices at the Dagupan Village Hotel, Dagupan City, Pangasinan on August 14-15, 2019.
August 14, 2019 - Agricultural Extension Workers and Local Farmer Technicians from the provinces of La Union and Ilocos Sur convene for a performance assessment at the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1, 3rd-floor conference room.