DA, OPAG seek to rejuvenate Abra coffee

The Department of Agriculture (DA) sees high potential in Abra coffee growers. The department and the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAG) conducted a briefing on Coffee Rejuvenation Program for the Abra’s coffee growers at the  Provincial Capitol Governor’s Gallery on June 19, 2019. Benita Bilgera from DA-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said a coffee tree… Read more »

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DA, PGA review CHARMP 2 scale-up projects in Abra

The Department of Agriculture Abra Coordinating Office and Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through Provincial Development and Planning Office, and Office of the Provincial Agriculturist reviewed the implementation of the Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resource Management Project 2 (CHARMP 2) Scale-Up in Licuan-Baay, Malibcong, and Luba during the Provincial Management Group meeting… Read more »

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DA, Gov. Bernos boost Abra farming with solar power

Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol says he will come back to Abra to work with Gov. Joy Bernos in bringing more agricultural program and projects. He said this during his visit to inspect and turnover the Solar-Powered Irrigation System Projects (SPIS) in Bagalay, Tayum and Malabbaga, La Paz, on May 23, 2019. “Water… Read more »

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NFA provides free registration for farmers selling palay

NFA-Abra offers free registration for Farmer’s Passbook to enable the farmers to sell their palay at the said office. NFA-Abra Provincial Director Elizabeth Kai said the Farmer’s Passbook is a requirement for farmers selling to NFA. For first-time sellers without Farmer’s Passbooks, the office will accept up to 200 bags. The requirements for registration of… Read more »

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PAFC monitors DA’s programs for the welfare of farmers

  The Provincial Agriculture and Fisheries Council (PAFC) which is composed of farmers and fisherfolks association representatives gathered to discuss their recommendations to improve the implementation of the Department of Agriculture’s programs (DA) on April 16, 2019, at the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, Calaba, Bangued. PAFC Chairman Feliciano Bose said the equipment distributed by… Read more »

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Provincial Agriculturist assures technical assistance for farmers this dry season

  This dry season, the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAg) headed by Dr. Expedito Villaruz assured technical assistance for farmers this dry season.   Villaruz said that the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist have already anticipated the dry season by distributing water pumps… Read more »

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Rice-corn blend a healthier choice

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in collaboration with the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) promotes the rice and white flint corn combo as a healthier choice because it is a low glycemic index food that is good for diabetic people. Rice-corn blend is one way to decrease the dependence… Read more »

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PGA, DOST, DA, and BFAR allocate farm inputs to farmers

Gov. Joy Bernos and the Department of Sciences and Technology Provincial Director Menandro B. Buenafe awarded DOST-grant livelihood project to the La Paz Women Association during the farmers and fisherfolks’ forum as part of the Farmers’ Day in celebration of the #AbrenianKawayanFestival2019. The recipient received a dehydrator and food processing equipment amounting to P205,000. The… Read more »

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Corn and cassava production provides food security to farmers

To improve the implementation of Corn and Cassava Program in Cordillera, program implementers of Abra participated in the regional year-end assessment in Island Tropic Hotel Alaminos, Pangasinan on January 23-25, 2019. Corn and Cassava Program coordinators Rona Rose Mistica and Josephine Atmospera of the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAG), Pidigan Municipal Agriculture officer Perpetua… Read more »

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Gov. Bernos assured her support to Abreño farmers

  Gov. Joy Bernos assured her support to Abreño farmers during the release of crop insurance checks by the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) at the “Sagot Kadagiti Mannalon” program on January 22, 2019, at Abra Sports Complex, Bangued. In her speech, Gov. Bernos said agricultural development is one of her priorities in partnership with… Read more »

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