The Cordillera livestock sector will hold their “First Quarter Livestock Assessment and Workshop Meeting" at the DA-RFO-CAR Conference Hall, May 3-4, 2017.
Provincial Veterinarians, livestock technicians, and farmer representatives from the region’s six provinces will be attending the meeting.
The meeting’s opening program today was attended by Dr. Cameron P. Odsey, RTD for Research and Regulatory Services; Ms. Balbina A. Ernesto, Farmer-Director for the Month of May; Dr. Lorenzo M. Caranguian, OIC-Regional Executive Director; Ms. Susan D. Balanza, Chief, PMED; and Dr. Anthony Bantog, Chief, Regulatory Division.
The two-day meeting shall review the DA plans, programs and budget; the National Livestock Program; Multiplier Farm Projects; updates on regular livestock programs; and, conduct a workshop on the finalization of multiplier farm project MOA(s).
In their messages, both farmer-director Balbina A. Ernesto, and Regional Executive Director Lorenzo M. Caranguian, challenged the group to explore appropriate, profitable and sustainable crop-livestock-tree farming systems that farmers can adopt in the region’s unique mountain environment. -30-
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