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Inauguration of 3 R&D Facilities in Batangas (July 8, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 8 July 2021

Three newly completed facilities funded under the Bayanihan 2 Stimulus Package, totaling to P37 million (M), are now open for agricultural stakeholders at the Lipa Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (LARES) Compound in Marawoy, Lipa City, Batangas.

Agriculture Secretary William Dar and OIC-Director Vilma Dimaculangan of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Calabarzon Regional Field Office (RFO) led the inauguration of the RFO’s upgraded Regional Crop Pest Management Center (RCPM) building, Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory, and Research and Development Training Dormitory on July 8, 2021.

Unified Batangas Hog Raisers’ Association (UNIBAT) President and RAFC chair Pedrito Kalaw and other DA officials including Undersecretary for Livestock William Medrano, Assistant Secretary for Operations Arnel De Mesa, Assistant Secretary for Strategic Communications Noel Reyes, and Bureau of Animal Industry Director Reildrin Morales also joined the inauguration. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)