STATEMENT OF D.A. SECRETARY PROCESO ALCALA ON THE APPOINMENT OF SECRETARY FRANCIS PANGILINAN AS PRESIDENTIAL ASSISTANT ON Food security and agricultural modernization
On behalf of the Department of Agriculture family, I welcome the appointment of Secretary Francis Pangilinan as Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization.
STATEMENT OF D.A. SPOKESPERSON USEC. EMERSON U. PALAD ON SUPREME COURT’S REFUSAL TO RELEASE ALMOST 300,000 BAGS OF SMUGGLED RICE May 4, 2014
Muslim and Christian peasants who are members of Pisan Chrislam Communal Irrigation Association (PCIA) in Barangay Pisan in Kabacan, North Cotabato now look forward to an increase in local rice production with the restoration of water supply to their paddies from a newly-rehabilitated communal irrigation system.
Vermicomposting has recently become a major source of income for farmers in Barangay Kibudoc, Matalam, North Cotabato as they are now producing and selling tons of vermi-compost only barely a year of full operation.