Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan – Organic practitioners in the province of Pangasinan convene for a consultation meeting today at the DA-RFO1 Pangasinan Research and Experiment Center. Staff members of the Organic Agriculture Program, headed by Dr. Marvin Quilates, together with the provincial government of Pangasinan presented their planting and harvesting accomplishments for the first quarter of this year.

In the Ilocos Region, organic farm areas in-conversion are estimated to be at 1,198.74 hectares (has.) out of its 270,664 has. agricultural land area.

This 2021, 19.95 has. are targeted for organic farm expansion in Pangasinan, 11.985 has. in La Union, 19.77 has. in Ilocos Sur, and 12.45 has. in Ilocos Norte.

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