Ilocos Sur receives RCEF machine anew…

More rice farmers in Ilocos Sur are set to benefit from the RCEF Mechanization Program as they receive various agricultural machines anew on April 24 during a provincial machinery distribution. A total of 27 farmers’ cooperatives and associations received Php39.6 million worth of grant, including 14 units of four-wheel drive tractors, 23 units of hand continue reading : Ilocos Sur receives RCEF machine anew…

Palawan, Kalinga get Farm Technologies

MANILA, Philippines —The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) last week distributed farm machines worth a total of P324.5 million to farmers in Kalinga and Palawan amid continuing efforts to raise productivity and ensure food security. PHilMech, which is under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture, said it handed over 74 units continue reading : Palawan, Kalinga get Farm Technologies

PALAYSIKATAN. One of the technology demonstration sites in La Union for the PalaySikatan Program under the Rice Competitive Enhancement Fund Program in an undated photo. There are four demo sites identified in La Union for this cropping season. (Photo courtesy of DA)

DA expands RCEF demo sites in 4 La Union towns

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan – The towns of Sudipen, Aringay, Bauang, and Tubao in La Union will serve as demonstration sites for the cropping season in November for the PalaySikatan under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Seed Program. In a statement Friday, the Department of Agriculture said the sites that will showcase the performance of rice continue reading : DA expands RCEF demo sites in 4 La Union towns

Landbank provides P2.2B loans to over 13K rice farmers

State-run Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) has so far given P2.2 billion in loans to rice farmers in a bid to boost the country’s rice production. Through its Expanded Rice Credit Assistance under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ERCA-RCEF), the bank said it has provided loans to a total of 13,701 rice farmers and continue reading : Landbank provides P2.2B loans to over 13K rice farmers

RICE PROCESSING FACILITIES. Department of Agriculture-Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (DA-PHilMech) and officials of two farmers’ groups in Ilocos Norte pose for a photo after the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the establishment of Rice Processing System facilities in the towns of Piddig and Bacarra on Tuesday (Sept. 5, 2023). The grant of these facilities is under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization Program. (Photo courtesy of DA-PhilMech)

2 Ilocos Norte farmer groups to get rice processing system

MANILA – Two farmers’ cooperatives and associations (FCAs) in Ilocos Norte would receive equipment worth over PHP130 million for the establishment of Rice Processing System (RPS) facilities under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization Program. In a statement Tuesday, the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (DA-PHilMech) said the Piddig Basi continue reading : 2 Ilocos Norte farmer groups to get rice processing system

Dating kapos sa kaalaman sa pagsasaka, umaani ng 170 … ngayon!

DATING KAPOS SA KAALAMAN sa pagsasaka, umaani ng 170 kaban kada ektarya ngayon! Nang mamatay ang asawa ni ka-Palay Kathryn Barroga higit 10 taon ang nakalipas, kinailangan niyang pamahalaan ang 5 ektarya nilang sakahan kasabay ng pagganap sa kanyang tungkulin bilang isang ina sa dalawa nilang anak. Aminado si Kathryn na hindi pa siya handa continue reading : Dating kapos sa kaalaman sa pagsasaka, umaani ng 170 … ngayon!

Bayan ng San Juan, hinding-hindi magpapaiwan…

Bayan ng San Juan, La Union hinding-hindi magpapaiwan sa benepisyong hatid ng Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Seed Program!   Mahigit 400 na sako ng sertipikadong inbred na binhing palay ang ipinamahagi sa mga magsasaka ng San Juan, La Union sa naganap na seed distribution kick-off ceremony & technical briefing ngayong araw. Ang mga barayting continue reading : Bayan ng San Juan, hinding-hindi magpapaiwan…