DA Secretary Tiu Laurel engages highland vegetable stakeholders for agricultural advancements

In a move towards enhancing the agriculture sector in the Cordillera region, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Francisco P. Tiu Laurel, Jr. consulted with key stakeholders in the highland vegetable industry during his visit to the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC) on January 26, 2024. The dialogue included key officials, farmer leaders, traders, truckers, market continue reading : DA Secretary Tiu Laurel engages highland vegetable stakeholders for agricultural advancements

Itogon rice farmers receive cash aid from DA

A total of 15 rice farmers from the municipality of Itogon, Benguet received their Php5,000.00 cash assistance from the Department of Agriculture (DA) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RCEF-RFFA Program). The assistance totaling Php75,000.00, along with their individual Intervention Monitoring Cards (IMC), was personally awarded by DA Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel, continue reading : Itogon rice farmers receive cash aid from DA

RCEP is not the problem for veggie influx—Dela Rosa

To further address several concerns and doubts surrounding the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Department of Agriculture (DA) extensively presented the scope of the agreement and debunked some misinformation regarding the agreement during the highland vegetable industry stakeholder’s dialogue conducted on January 17, 2024 in Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet. According to DA’s Macro-Economic Policy continue reading : RCEP is not the problem for veggie influx—Dela Rosa

DA-CAR bids constant support to veggie farmers

The Department of Agriculture-Cordillera (DA-CAR) assured continuous support to farmers affected by the challenged prices of vegetables. In an interview with People’s Television Cordillera, Regional Technical Director (RTD) for Operations Danilo Daguio assured farmers that they will continuously extend help to connect them to potential markets. He also urged the public to refrain from posting continue reading : DA-CAR bids constant support to veggie farmers

DA-CAR facilitates hauling, transport of 22,500 kgs of veggies to institutional buyers this week

With the continuing low price and non-marketing of vegetables being experienced, particularly for Chinese cabbage (Lombok) and cabbage, the Department of Agriculture-Cordillera (DA-CAR) exerts more effort in helping the affected farmers to market and transport their produce to various institutional buyers within and outside the region. DA-CAR Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) Chief Joan continue reading : DA-CAR facilitates hauling, transport of 22,500 kgs of veggies to institutional buyers this week