Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Johnny Nievares and family (4th and 5th from left) receive their award for Outstanding Farm Family from Department of Agriculture (DA)-6 Regional Executive Director Larry Nacionales (2nd from right) during the DA Western Visayas Gawad Saka 2014 Awarding Ceremony held at the Iloilo Midtown Hotel. (LTP/PIA-Iloilo)

DA-6 honors 2014 regional Gawad Saka awardees

The Department of Agriculture 6 (DA) Region VI recognized the 11 regional winners of the 2014 Gawad Saka at the Midtown Hotel here on...
Department of Agriculture VI

Ilonggo farmers told to use farm machines

Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala urged Ilonggo farmers to embrace farm mechanization. According to Alcala, the use of machines in farming will make...
Coconut plantations along the road going to Carles

Weather resistant breed of plants needed

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has recommended the government to rehabilitate the agricultural landscape by providing a new design plan and...

DA promotes globally competitive corn production

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is promoting globally competitive corn production in the country. Proceso Alcala, DA Secretary encouraged all corn farmers in the country...
black rice production

Oton farmers boost production of black rice

Oton’s municipal ordinance number 2011-231 that promotes organic farming catches the attention of Department of Agriculture (DA) Region6. Seven (7) farmers of Oton, including...
farm-to-market

48 farmers from Guimaras town complete training on PalayCheck System

Forty-eight rice farmers from Buenavista, Guimaras recently completed the 16 weeks training on PalayCheck System conducted by local farmer technicians (LFT) and agricultural extension...

WVSU pushes indoor mushroom cultivation

Nowadays, the consumption demand of mushrooms in the market is increasing because of its high protein content, which is good for our living cells....
rhod tecson

NATURAL BROODING

This article is taken from the University Research and Development Center Darag Bulletin No.6 * 2010 of the West Visayas State University. Natural brooding which...
Gold jolo with kabir hen

Problems are Opportunities (8): Raise Chickens for Eggs and Meat (Part 6)

Fast Growing Meat Type Chickens Last week on our visit to the proposed Demonstration Farm of the Municipality of Mina, we met Mr. Gerry Suarnaba,...

Tubungan showcases its coconut coir-made products

Farming particularly on coconut production has already been the agriculture-based economy in Iloilo which encouraged other small-entrepreneurs to convert coconut waste into useful products...