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Meeting with Zamboanga del Norte Hog Raisers (Feb 26, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 27 February 2021

To address issues and concerns that beset the swine industry in the region, Agriculture Secretary William Dar met with the hog raisers of Zamboanga del Norte on February 26, 2021.

Joining the secretary were Asst. Sec. Noel Reyes, Regional Executive Director Rad Donn Cedeño,  and representatives of concerned agencies – BAI, NMIS, PCC, PCIC, ATI, Dipolog City Agri and Vet offices and the Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Agri and Vet offices.

Secretary Dar assured hog raisers that the Department of Agriculture (DA) will continue to lay down and strictly implement measures to ensure a stable and healthy hog industry.

He added that DA’s repopulation program will remain to be one of the key strategies of DA to revive the hog industry and stabilize pork prices. (Photo by Gian Carlo Luague, DA-AFID)