The month-long celebration of the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM) culminated with the Run for Rice activity held nationwide on November 28, 2015.
The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office IX (DA-RFO-9) in partnership with the Local Government of Dipolog headed by City Mayor Evelyn T. Uy set the RUN for RICE for Region IX at Sunset Boulevard, Dipolog City on Saturday at 5:00 am.
The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office IX hosted the 2015 World Food Day (WFD) On-the-spot mosaic poster making on Thursday at Astoria hotel, Zamboanga City.
DA Regional Information Officer Maria Melba B. Wee said that the WFD poster making contest is being conducted every year in connection with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations’ celebration of the World Food Day every October 16.Hanif Y. Abdulmuin, Grade 5 student of San Roque elementary school emerged grand winner of Best Poster. Adbulmuin received ₱3,000 cash, a certificate and will be representing Region IX in the national poster making contest in Manila to be held on October 10, 2015.
Around 85 participants from the provinces of Zambo Sibugay, Zambo Norte, Zambo Sur and Zamboanga City attended the two-day seminar on agri-entrepreneurship seminar held at Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay last week.
The Department of Agriculture IX invited the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST)as Resource speakers to present topics on Product Promotion, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Strategies and Product Development &
“These buildings will not remain as structures but will serve as a healthy and productive workplace to serve the people particularly the clientele of the Department of Agriculture, the farmers and the fisherfolk,” said Engr. Silvano D. Corpuz, Jr. Chief, Integrated Laboratory Division during the recent inauguration of the 11 DA buildings and facilities in Sanito, Ipil, ZamboangaSibugay.
After Esperidion Acla was awarded on May 13, 2015 by the Department of Agriculture (DA) as the Regional Gawad Saka Outstanding Large Animal Raiser and became a nominee for the national level, the National Technical Working Committee (TWC) recently came to visit his farm for validation and evaluation.