Best Organic Province

Best Organic Province

Agriculture secretary Proceso J. Alcala awards a plaque of recognition and a project grant worth P3-million to the Provincial Government of Ifugao, CAR for winning the Outstanding Province category in the National Organic Agriculture Achievers Award during the 11th National Organic Agriculture Congress held at the SMX Convention Center, Davao City on November 11-13.  In photo are (from L): Cong. Roman T. Romulo; Mayor Mariano Buyagawon, Jr. of Lamu... Read more...

Agricultural agreement

Agricultural agreement

Agriculture secretary Proceso J. Alcala signs a memorandum of agreement with the Matigsalog and Obu Manuvu Indigenous Cultural Community/Indigenous People for the development and operation of the 514-hectare Marilog Stock Farm, Research and Development Center in Marahan, Marilog District, Davao City.  The project is a joint collaboration of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the National Commission o... Read more...

Coffee Harvest

Coffee Harvest

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala harvests berries from the very same Robusta tree he planted two years ago at the Department of Agriculture-Nestlé Philippines coffee demo farm at the Northern Mindanao Agricultural Crops and Livestock Research Complex (NMACLRC) in Malaybalay, Bukidnon. The activity is part of the NMACLRC’s annual Farmers' Field Day on November 12, 2014. DA and Nestlé Philippines recently renewed their partnership to enhance farmers’ access to h... Read more...

Marikina pushes for urban agri

Marikina pushes for urban agri

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala (fifth from left) expressed his support to the advocacy on urban gardening and reforestation of the Marikina Watershed in a ceremonial turnover of indigenous tree seedlings at the Marikina City Hall, which falls in time with the observance of the Organic Agriculture Week. During the ceremony, Alcala encouraged members of the LGU to seek training on organic urban agriculture as well as edible landscaping, in support to the fo... Read more...

Coffee Partnership

Coffee Partnership

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala (right) and Nestle Philippines Inc. Chairman and CEO John Martin Miller (left) seal an agreement for the establishment of robusta coffee nurseries that aims to provide excellent planting materials for local farmers and increase their income and fill in the country’s local demand for coffee by 2020. Under the partnership, nurseries will be established in Quirino Experimental Station (QES) in Quirino; Bureau of Soils and Water... Read more...

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