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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Mushroom production ilunglungalong ti DA ken PGA babaen iti OPAg

Kas alternatibo a pagbiagan para kadagiti mannalon, ti Mushroom Production training seminar ket isaysayangkat ti Department of Agriculture-CAR Institutional Development Unit ken ti gobierno probinsial nga idadauloan ni Gov. Joy Bernos babaen iti Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg). Daytoy ket nakipartisiparan dagiti 25 a kameng ti farmers association iti San Quintin ken Tayum. Inlawlawag… Read more »

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Abra Padaya 2019: A hub for Abra’s products

Abra Padaya 2019 trade fair ran from March 1 until March 9, 2019, as part of the Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2019 to highlight the province’s homegrown products from 108 small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The 64 SMEs had a total cash sale of P5.5 million and P3.3 million booked order from basketry, novelty items, bamboo… 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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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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