Thursday, February 21, 2019
PAGASA and the Department of Agriculture predicted a “mild” El Niño, but is it really mild?

REAPING THE FRUITS

I don’t mean fruits literally. I mean the result of our past irresponsible actions that now causes havoc on the environment and in our...
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...
Ephrathah Farms in Barangay Sariri, Badiangan, Iloilo. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

An Oasis of Greenery at EPHRATHAH

Natural farming is a culture where plants are grown in 100% natural environment with the least human interference and no harmful chemicals or synthetic...
Dinayang Festival 2014 in Iloilo City. Photo by Mary Pauline Balmes

Preparations underway for 2015 Dingyang Festival

Preparations are underway for the 2015 Iloilo Dinagyang Festival, according to Iloilo Tourism Officer Ben Jimena. “We had a meeting with the committees and we...
Brown Rice for better health

Use of brown rice gets supporters

The Department of Agriculture 6 got the support of three government eateries here to serve brown rice to promote responsible rice consumption for better...
Iloilo Metropolitan Times

Heartwarming

When news broke about the plan  to increase the percentage of Real Property Taxes (RPT) in Iloilo City, the business community and other stake...
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...
The Farmer Entrepreneur - Larry Locara

PREPARING FOR EL NIÑO

El Nino is in everybody’s mouth now. With that spite of rains on the last part of April, everybody thought that finally rainy season...
Department of Agriculture VI

DA targets to put up more ATS in WV

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will be putting up more agricultural tramline systems (ATS) in villages in Western Visayas for eco-tourism development. An ATS is...
Remains of a tree cut by illegal loggers.

Massive illegal logging discovered at Bulabog-Putian National Park

The Municipality of Dingle’s PNP Station had recently apprehended red-handed six illegal loggers operating inside the Bulabog-Putian National Park located in the municipalities of...