DA 7 tells farmers to go organic

By Jeandie O. Galolo WITH a growing health-conscious market in Cebu, officials of the Department of Agriculture (DA) 7 encouraged farmers to venture into organic farming. DA 7 Director Angel Enriquez and regional crop protection center chief Wilberto Castillo said the high value placed on organic products in supermarkets should encourage farmers to consider organic … Continue reading DA 7 tells farmers to go organic

N. Vizcaya pushes onions and citrus

By Jessica M. Bacud TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan—-Agriculture experts in Nueva Vizcaya are pushing indigenous onion and citrus raised organically to be among the province’s primary products for the common market of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Governor Ruth Padilla said the country has been preparing ground to make producers competitive in the exchange of … Continue reading N. Vizcaya pushes onions and citrus

DA plants cacao and coffee in IP Women’s Organic Village

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 4 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 Gender and Development (GAD) Program recently led the soft launching and ceremonial cacao and coffee planting of more than 1000 seedlings to the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Women’s Organic Village in Malamboon Elementary School at Sitio Malamboon, Brgy. Malabog, Davao City. More than 300 persons … Continue reading DA plants cacao and coffee in IP Women’s Organic Village