DA-RFO1 Entry Bags 3rd Place in Reg’l Research Symposium

MMSU, Batac City – The Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office 1’s research paper titled: Enhancing Farmers’ Adaptive Capacity to Climate Change Through Community-Based Participatory Action Research On Climate Resilient Agricultural Technologies: The San Emilio, Ilocos Sur Experience was awarded third place during the 32nd Ilocos Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Consortium (ILAARRDEC) read more…

Pangasinan Young Agri-Entrepreneur Puts Up Own Business with KAYA

Encouraging Filipino millennials to engage in agribusiness enterprise, the Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Credit Policy Council launched the Kapital Access for Young Agri-preneurs (KAYA) Program on July 6, 2020. A project which provides financial assistance to young Filipinos who shall venture in agri-fishery business, it opens bigger opportunities for young millennials to invest, read more…

OFW Couple Finds Hope in ANYO Loan Assistance Program of DA

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are considered as the country’s modern day heroes due to their significant contribution to the Philippine economy. Their remittances make up 9.2% of the country’s gross domestic product. However, as the global pandemic struck in the early part of CY 2020, many of these modern day heroes faced unemployment and repatriation read more…

Weeds for you: The Our Farm Republic drug for success

Not only flowers, weeds can also represent women. Meet Lea, the ‘weedable.’ Owning a 5.6-hectare organic farm in Pangasinan, ex-politician Lea Astrud Santiago describes herself as a ‘weedable,’ redefining women’s role in agriculture as she shares her purpose in establishing and leading one of the best organic farms in Ilocos Region – the Our Farm read more…

DA Ilocos Region inks pledge of commitment for BABay ASF

LA UNION – The DA-RFO 1 signs its commitment in support of the “Bantay ASF sa Barangay Program” or “BABay ASF” during the campaign’s virtual launching on February 23, 2021 which was participated by DA-attached regional and provincial offices from Region 1, 2, 3 and CAR. Dr. Annie Q. Bares, Chief of the Regulatory Division read more…

DA Region 1 Meets with RTWG of Rice Program

The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1 held today a meeting with the Technical Working Group (RTWG) of the Rice Program for projects to level off before implementing this year. This is to establish project complementation, strengthen equity in intervention allocation, and avoid program duplication among agencies involved in the RTWG. The RTWG is read more…