Ilocos Region 2022 rice production up at more than 3%- PSA

Rice production last year in Ilocos Region is up by 3.31% as reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority during the Rice Assessment and Planning Workshop held by the Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 1 on May 8-11, 2023, in Caoayan, Ilocos Sur. Ilocos region comes in at number four in terms of national production, read more…

Ilocos RAFC chair assumes farmer-director post

RAFC Chair Benjamin Campaรฑano of Burgos, Ilocos Norte assumed the post as Farmer-Director today as part of the farmers and fisherfolk month-long celebration this May. In a simple ceremony, DA-RFO1 Regional Executive Director Annie Q. Bares handed over the key of responsibility to Campaรฑano who was appointed the second time for this role. Campaรฑano will read more…

RAFIS Ilocos spearheads Advocacy and Effective Influencing Training

With an aim to further strengthen its information and communication advocacy support to promote the Department of Agriculture’s programs, projects and activities in Ilocos Region, the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Information Section (RAFIS) of DA-RFO I conducted a training on advocacy and effective influencing. With 35 participants consist of DA-RFO I staff from the different read more…

60 ASF-affected swine raisers get weaner pigs, feeds

Sixty swine raisers from the municipality of Marcos and city of Batac in Ilocos Norte were given a total of 90 weaner pigs as part of the repopulation program of the Department of Agriculture for African Swine Fever (ASF)-affected livestock farmers through the sentinelling protocol. This protocol determines whether a virus or disease is still read more…