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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…

10 NegOr cattle raisers earn 195k from auction sales

NEGROS ORIENTAL, March 11, 2022 – Through the FY 2021 Backyard Cattle Fattening project of the Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD), ten (10) farmers from Barangay Paniabonan Rural Improvement Club (BPRIC) earn an additional income of Php 195,900 from a cattle auction held in Paniabonan, Mabinay, Negros Oriental. The 10 first-in-line beneficiaries…

NegOr farmers thankful to DA-SAAD’s program – earn more than Php 400K from livestock

NEGROS ORIENTAL, February 21, 2022 – Through the FY 2021 Backyard Cattle Fattening project of the Department of Agriculture-Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD), three (3) farmer associations earn an additional income worth Php 443,830 in a cattle auction held in Brgy. Tayak, Siaton, Negros Oriental. On February 13 and 14, 2022, the Mainit Tayak…

85 Negros Oriental farmers venture into goat meat processing

NEGROS ORIENTAL, November 3, 2021 – Eighty-five (85) farmers from Negros Oriental will venture into goat meat or chevon processing after attending three training activities from the Department of Agriculture – Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program. The training, conducted on October 12, 13, and 28 in different areas of the province, aims to…

SAAD Director visits beneficiaries in Negros Oriental

QUEZON CITY, October 27, 2021- Director Myer G. Mula of the Department of Agriculture Special Area for Agricultural Development (DA-SAAD) Program visited 8 beneficiaries (5 individuals and 3 groups) in Negros Oriental to monitor the progress of its existing livelihood projects from October 18 to 20, 2021. Dir. Mula, together with the SAAD7 regional and…

Dedicated, selfless Nanay Lucy in her DA-SAAD goat production journey

Lucy B. Espanilla or Nanay Lucy, 67, is the only parent to her grandchild and has done everything in her power including harvesting salago fibers (??????????? ??????; fibers used in banknotes and other fabrics) and weaving pandan (???????? ?????????) mats to earn a living. All these were accomplished while plowing and harvesting crops from her…

DA7 RED leads turnover of upland rice production project in NegOr

NEGROS ORIENTAL, October 1, 2021 – The Department of Agriculture – Central Visayas (DA Region 7) Regional Executive Director Attorney Salvador D. Diputado headed the turnover of Php 498,600 worth FY 2021 Upland Rice-Based Farming Project intervention to a Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) Program farmers’ association in Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental. A rice huller…

Cattle fattening project distributed to 3 FAs in Negros Oriental worth Php 1.6M

NEGROS ORIENTAL, September 21, 2021 – Thirty-five cattle worth Php 1,654,020 were delivered to 35 farmers who are members of three associations in La Libertad, Negros Oriental. The livestock, which were granted on September 6 during a ceremonial turnover in Barangay Agricultural Development Center, Pacuan, La Libertad, are part of the Department of Agriculture –…

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Republic of the Philippines

William D. Dar, Ph. D.
Secretary, Department of Agriculture

Myer G. Mula, Ph. D.
Program Director

                  

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