DA-RFO I Employees Join Cagayan Valley Relief Operations Drive

Sending their heartfelt sympathy to the victims of typhoon Ulysses in the Cagayan Valley Region, the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I employees led by its Regional Executive Director Nestor Domenden joined the relief operations by donating various food and non-food relief items that is worth more than P200,000.00. Among the relief items include grocery items read more…

BRIDGING THE GAP

For four months, Region 1 farmers were schooled on the latest technologies on hybrid rice production via DA-RFO1’s radio program “Oras ng Magsasaka.” This set-up is dubbed as School-on-the-Air (SOA) – a practice that has been adapted by DA since decades ago. Five radio stations were tapped by the DA-RFO1 thru the Regional Agriculture & read more…

Paoay LGU Helps Ease Tax Burden of PAPs

The Municipal Local Government in Paoay, Ilocos Norte helped ease the tax burden of the Project Affected Persons (PAPs) for the infrastructure subproject, Rehabilitation of Nalasin-Sungadan-Langiden Farm to Market Road. PAPs are persons or individuals whose property, business, or livelihoods have been affected by the infrastructure funded by the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). During read more…

Sharing is Caring

Pledging support to the victims of Typhoon Ulysses through the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I (DA-RFO I), farmer associations in the region stepped in and heeded the call of OIC-Regional Executive Director Nestor D. Domenden to help the calamity victims in other regions through simple donations that could make a big difference. With a read more…

PUBLIC ADVISORY

As per BFAR Shellfish Bulletin No. 24, Series of 2020, all types of shellfish and Acetes sp. or Alamang from Alaminos City, Bani, Bolinao, Anda, and Sual in the province of Pangasinan are SAFE FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.

Meet Mr. Fidel Rante, fondly called “The Maratangtang King” in the north as he pioneered the sea urchin culture in his province.

In the 1980s, the University of the Philippines undertook a research of his technology which was later on adapted and recommended for the commercialization of sea urchin production in the country. Sec. Dar, in his recent visit in Ilocos Sur awarded to fishermen-beneficiaries around P9.8M worth of projects supporting the sea urchin industry in Region I.