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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OPAg will reach out to the municipalities for natural farming program

The Office of Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) continues to provide training programs and education about natural farming to the farmers in different municipalities of Abra in collaboration with the Agricultural Training Institute and municipal agriculturists. Provincial Organic Agriculture focal person Marites Balling said they will go directly to the municipalities to give the trainings that they… Read more »

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DA-CAR trains Abra’s corn producers fight contamination

  Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office holds a Training on Mycotoxin Prevention and Reduction Contamination in Corn Grains and in Processing and Handling Corn Grits for Abrenian corn producers from July 24 to 25, 2018, at Lucky’s Hotel and Restaurant, Bangued. Twenty one farmers from Pidigan, Peñarrubia, Bangued, La Paz, Lagangilang, and San Quintin who… Read more »

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