DA awards outstanding UOA graduates »

DA awards outstanding UOA graduates

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur—In support to rice production and productivity particularly among the marginal farmers, the Department of Agriculture conducted a University-on-the-Air (UOA) on Animal Health Care for Rice Draft Animals. Carabaos (domestic water buffalo), known as the farmers’ best friend and for some, cattle, are useful animals during land preparation and other farming […]

Two Zambo Sibugay schools bag ‘Best Garden Award’ »

Two Zambo Sibugay schools bag ‘Best Garden Award’

PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur/29 August 2012 by Alpha Solivo–Aguinaldo Elementary School of Aguinaldo, Naga, and Titay National High School of Titay, both of Zamboanga Sibugay province  were recently chosen as the “Best Garden” awardees among the 498 participating schools in the elementary and high school levels,  respectively. Spearheaded by the  Department of Agriculture (DA) […]

ZamPen low on cassava planting materials—DA »

ZamPen  low on cassava  planting materials—DA

IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay/14 August 2012 by Marnette Daguro—Known for its versatile use for foods, feeds, and industrial, among others, cassava production  in the region remains low. In a stakeholders’ meeting held recently at the Ricomar’s Pension House in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay Province, one of the identified causes for low production is the lack of quality planting materials.  “The demand […]

Village leader’s son freed »

Village leader’s son freed

IPIL, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines/14 April 2012 by Paulnazer Lontua—Twenty-year old Mhealjohn Auditor, son of a village councilor in this town, was finally released by his abductors after a month-long captivity. Auditor was kidnapped on 11 March this year, and was finally released at 2 o’clock early dawn today, in the municipal waters of Payao town, […]

Stakeholders set to flag ZamPen’s champion products »

Stakeholders set to flag ZamPen’s champion products

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines, 28 February 2012–Various stakeholders of the Zamboanga Peninsula’s business and trade industry have decided to banner their so-called champion products, following two consultative meetings with several government agencies. Said meetings include that on the coco-coir industry set on 16 November 2011 in Pagadian City, and on the processed fish industry in Dipolog […]

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