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SAAD Central Visayas provides plastic drums to boost integrated sweet corn, cattle projects for NegOr FAs

NEGROS ORIENTAL, February 26, 2024 – To provide stable source of water for mixed-crop farmers in rainfed areas, the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Central Visayas distributed 150 plastic drums to two (2) farmers associations (FAs) in San Jose, Negros Oriental. The water storage support, worth Php 555,000, is part…

NegOr farmers expect increase in organic fertilizer production after SAAD’s vermicompost facility

NEGROS ORIENTAL, November 13, 2023 – Ensuring year-round vermicomposting, the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Central Visayas provided vermicomposting sheds to three (3) farmers associations (FAs) in Negros Oriental last September 28, 2023.  The three (3) composting facilities worth Php 960,000 will be benefited by the 100 members of  Tayak…

50 farmers implement the integrated corn, livestock project in Negros Oriental

NEGROS ORIENTAL, September 26, 2023 – To increase corn and cattle production in Negros Oriental, 50 farmers from Basak and Janay-Janay Farmer’s Associations (FAs) received seeds and livestock under the Cattle and Corn Production Projects of the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program Phase 2 of Central Visayas on July…

Biomass shredding machine received by SAAD farmers to mitigate cattle stunt growth

NEGROS ORIENTAL, November 1, 2022 – The Department of Agriculture- Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program provided five (5) units of biomass shredder to five (5) farmers associations (FAs) in Negros Oriental to mitigate livestock stunted weight growth.  The FAs are currently venturing into Integrated Cattle Fattening Production and Vermicomposting after their inclusion into…

60 poultry raisers in NegOr trained for duck production and enterprise

NEGROS ORIENTAL, September 5, 2022 – Negros Oriental duck production beneficiaries from Jimalalud participated in a four-day training initiated by Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program to equip farmer-beneficiaries in producing sufficient supply of quality ducks and byproducts in the local market. Thirty (30) selected raisers from the 104 members…

Banana growers in NegOr trained for agripreneurship

NEGROS ORIENTAL, August 18, 2022 – Transitioning to enterprise establishment, 54 banana production beneficiaries of the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program from Barangay San Miguel, Santa Catalina were trained on banana chips-making for their existing cardava banana farms. The farmers are members of the San Miguel Farm Family Association…

28 rice farmers trained on postharvest and marketing systems

NEGROS ORIENTAL, August 4, 2022 – To improve rice farming practices for a higher yield and income, the Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program in Negros Oriental conducted a two-day specialized training on rice postharvest and marketing in Bal-Os, Basay, Negros Oriental from June 22 to 23, 2022. Twenty-eight (28) active farmers…

Two Negros Oriental FAs receive additional support for banana production from DA-SAAD

NEGROS ORIENTAL, June 24, 2022 – The Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development Program (DA-SAAD) delivered additional inputs support to two farmers’ associations (FA) in Santa Catalina, Negros Oriental under the FY 2022 Support to Banana (Lakatan) Production project. The 50-member San Miguel Farm Family Association (SMFFA) and the 25-member Buenavista Farm…

33 NegOr farmers from ELCAC area receive cattle from SAAD

NEGROS ORIENTAL, June 21, 2022 – Thirty-three (33) farmers from an identified End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) area received Php 1.26 million assistance from the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA- SAAD) livestock project. The inputs are the components of FY 2022 Cattle Fattening, Breeding, and Dispersal Project in Barangay…

Realizing the dream from DA-SAAD program

BACKGROUND Donald Agir, a 42-year-old father of four from Amlan, Negros Oriental was a former ambulance driver in the province who also raised native goats to make ends meet. When the pandemic hit in 2020, he opted to focus full time on his herd while doing motorcycle-for-hire on the side to support his family. His…

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