LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. The DA’s Back to Basic Advocacy Seminar is back for its second year in Benguet. This year’s seminar is dubbed as the Malawakang Pagbibigay-kaalaman sa Agrikultura: Magsasakang may Alam, Laging Angat, Sagana sa Kita or the MAPAGMALASAKIT program. Responding to the invitation, 593 stakeholders dominated by farmers from Benguet attended the seminar. The stakeholders converged at the Benguet State University Gym, La Trinidad, Benguet on July 26, 2019 for the activity.
Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary, Emmanuel F. Piñol led the turnover of four units of Solar Powered Irrigation System (SPIS) to the farmers of the municipalities of Tayum, La Paz, Bucay and Danglas in Abra on May 23, 2019. The beneficiaries of this project are the Bagalay Solar Power Irrigators Association Inc. in Tayum, Malabbaga La Paz Farmers Association in La Paz, Bangon Nagbalitangan Farmers Association in Bucay, and Danglas Farmers Association Inc. in Danglas.
LAGANGILANG, ABRA. State Universities and Colleges (SUC) are one of Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) partners in providing extension services to the agriculture and fisheries sector. The establishment of e–Extension Program particularly its e–Learning component opened another door of collaboration between ATI and SUCs.
LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET. The municipalities of Villaviciosa, Bucay and San Juan in Abra gathered 131 rice farmers for an interview during the mass deployment of the Rice Crop Manger (RCM) in Abra on November 26 and 27, 2018. The RCM deployment is one of the newest services of the Municipal Local Government Units of Villaviciosa, Bucay and San Juan under their respective agricultural offices.