In Atok, farmers use impact sprinklers, popularly known as 'rain birds' after the American company that introduced it here in the 1960s, according to municipal agriculturist
The Office of the Municipal Agriculturist
(OMA) said that with the financing, there are now 31 barangays where bulb onion is grown, the latest additions being Barangays Fantilla, La Consolacion, Sibucao, and Tumagboc.
NFSW and Kilusang Mambubukid ng Pilipinas, together with the Department of Agriculture-Western Visayas Technical Director Manny Olanday, Office of the Provincial Agriculturist
, and Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) met last Monday to look at the proposals and identify the immediate and long-term needs of the farm workers.
Sylvia de la Cruz, head of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist
explained that the vegetable production contest, which is a special livelihood project of the provincial government, aims to ensure food security in the province of Capiz by making food to be always available in every farmer or fisherfolks home.
LAHORE -- Renowned agriculturist
Mumtaz Khan Manais has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Vice Chairman of Punjab Agriculture and Meat Company (PAMCO) here Wednesday.
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But the infestation was 'not critical,' said Dalisay Moya, acting provincial agriculturist
, because the damaged farms in the towns of Villasis, Manaoag, Asingan, Tayug, San Manuel and Rosales, and Urdaneta City, represented only 2.
With an aim to raise the production of high-valued crops such as cacao, banana and palay, the Butuan City Agriculturist
Office is set to hold a profiling activity and Rice Crop Management Training among the 86 barangays of this city.
San Jose, Antique - Some 615 corn farmers from the eight municipalities of the province suffered losses because of El Nino were given bags of corn seeds by the Department of Agriculture through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist
Insufficient reservoir water will affect farms in the towns of Santa Barbara, Malasiqui, Villasis, Laoac and Mangaldan, said Nestor Batalla, assistant provincial agriculturist
were of the opinion that recent rains would negatively affect the standing crops of cotton while it would benefit rice and sugar cane crops.
Dumaguete City Administrator William Ablong, concurrent City Agriculturist
, disclosed Tuesday (May 17, 2016) that more than 100 hectares of agricultural land planted to rice, corn, tomatoes and other vegetables were destroyed by the El Nino.
Vice Mayor Jose Espinosa III, acting mayor in lieu of Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog's absence, on Monday directed Romulo Pangantihon, city agriculturist
, to submit a report and written explanation by Oct.
Some 615 farmers from the eight municipalities of the province whose corn plantations were affected by the El Nino phenomenon were recipients of several bags of corn seeds distributed by the Department of Agriculture through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist
The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist
(OPA), Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (DRRMC), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and other concerned offices are one in saying that they have started preparations to mitigate the El Nino effects.