PGA and OPAG partners with PhilRice-Batac to increase our farmers’ rice production using quality seeds

The Provincial Government of Abra established a demo-farm in Basbasa, Tayum where different rice varieties were introduced to the farmers of Abra. This project was mentioned by Governor Joy Bernos during her State of the Province Address on October 8, 2019. The 11 rice varieties planted at the demo-farm were inspected by the participants during… Read more »

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Immadu ti apit dagiti mannalon a nabenepisiaran ti techno-demo farm program sadiay Lagangilang

Immado ti apit dagiti 67 a mannalon ti Bacooc ken Laguiben, Lagangilang a nabenepisiaran iti techno-demo farm a programa ti Department of Agriculture ken gobierno probinsial.   Agdagup iti 1,820 a sako ti irik ti naapit dagiti 40 a mannalon iti Bacooc ita a tawen kumpara iti 1,600 a sako idi 2018 manipud iti 20 nga… Read more »

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Bangued, first LGU to deploy sanitary inspectors per barangay

Bangued is the first LGU in Abra that established one Barangay Sanitary Inspector (BSI) per barangay tasked to work on raising health and sanitation standards in their areas. These 31 BSIs were trained since October 2018 and are now performing the functions of a sanitary inspector in their respective barangays. Municipal Sanitary Inspector Christine Go… Read more »

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PDA recognizes Cosili East for reducing excess sugar intake for kids

Cosili East, Bangued is the first barangay in the Philippines recognized by the Philippine Dental Association to implement less sugar intake of children through a Barangay Executive Order 23. To prevent oral illnesses among children, Cosili East Brgy. Captain Elvira B. Baay released EO 23 to implement measures to lessen sugar intake of children and… Read more »

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NCIP, IPMRs, working to protect the culture and welfare of Tingguians

National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP)-Abra facilitated the Indigenous People Mandatory Representatives (IPMR) forum to strengthen the promotion of Tingguian culture and protecting the welfare of IPs at NCIP building, Calaba, Bangued, on October 30, 2019. Fighting insurgency During the forum, IPMRs gave their commitment to fight insurgency through their collaboration with the PNP and… Read more »

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Web: Gov. Bernos calls on the livestock raisers and meat vendors to work together to prevent African Swine Fever

Gov. Joy Bernos asked for the cooperation of the hog and swine raisers, meat vendors, livestock coordinators, and Municipal Agriculture Officers in Abra in keeping the province safe from African Swine Fever (AFS) during their meeting at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall on October 24, 2019. Bernos appealed to them to follow the biosecurity measures… Read more »

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Nagbalitangan farmers double palay yield with support from DA, PGA

Nagbalitangan Farmers’ Association produced more than double palay yield from the hybrid and inbred rice varieties planted at the demo farm covered by the Solar Powered Irrigation System of the Department of Agriculture in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra. The farmers reported they are able to harvest 8-10 tons of fresh weight palay… Read more »

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Abreño overseas worker tops the Licensure Examination for Teachers in Dubai

 “I’m just a simple student of ASIST who dreamed of having a teacher’s license but God gave me bonus,” said Jona Elyssa Taeza Mayrong, 23, from Palaquio, Bucay. Jona Mayrong tops the August 12, 2019, Special Professional Licensure Examination for Teachers-Elementary in Abu Dhabi, UAE scoring 81.20%. Mayrong graduated from ASIST-Lagangilang and currently teaches nursery… Read more »

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Abra businesses rake in P1.6M at the Nat’l Trade Fair

The finest Abra products were showcased during the National Trade Fair on August 22-25, 2019, at Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall, Mandaluyong.  The nine exhibitors–Quiday, Neila Ardaniel, Librado Donato, Glenda Castillanes, Ma. Zita Benabese, Natividad Balbin, Esperanza Barcena, Carlo Balneg, and Ruby Guzman–raked in P1.6 million of total sales from their loom weaving, bamboo craft,… Read more »

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