DA-CAR promotes rice-corn blend consumption to fight diabetes and malnutrition

Today (February 14, 2019), the Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office holds a provincial harmonization meeting on rice-corn blend marketing at the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist located in Brgy. Calaba, Bangued. Farmer’s organizations and various stakeholders in the province were invited to orient them on the benefits of rice-corn blend. Regional Corn Coordinator Gerardo… 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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Panagaplikar iti crop insurance idagdagadag ti OPAg, PGA

  Tunggal panagmula wenno cropping season, idagdagadag ti Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) iti panagaplikar wenno panag-enroll iti crop insurance dagiti mannalon ditoy Abra. Segun kenni Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC)-Abra program coordinator Yssat Barbero, dagiti mannalon ket nasken a mapan iti Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO) iti luglugarda tapno ipa-enroll dagiti minulaan da a… 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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PGA, OPAg supports School-on-the-Air on Good Agricultural Practices for Fruits and Vegetables

  Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) in partnership with Agricultural Training Institute-CAR  (ATI-CAR) carry out a School-on-the-Air (SOA) program on Good Agricultural Practices for Fruits and Vegetables (GAP-FV). School-on-the-Air program is one of ATI’s distance learning package of Good Agricultural Practices for Fruits and Vegetables. It is a series of lessons aired in a… Read more »

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DTI Abra warns retailers not to abuse price increase

Due to continuous price increase in gasoline and some basic commodities, a random price monitoring and inspection was carried out in grocery stores, hardware stores, Bangued Central Market, LPG dealers, and gas stations by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Abra in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra through the Office of the… Read more »

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Distribution of Farm Machineries And Equipment

EARLIER: Distribution and awarding of farm machineries and equipment by Gov. Joy Bernos, Vice Gov. Ronald Balao-as, Provincial Agriculturist Dr. Expedito M. Villaruz, Mr. Clyde Waytan from the Department of Agriculture-CAR, and Agriculture Project Coordination Officer Rosemarie Tesoro to the farmers’ associations of Abra’s 27 municipalities. #asensoabreño #parasabayan

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