Rice Achievers. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala (extreme L) leads in honoring the 12 outstanding Agricultural Extension workers in region 11. With the awardees are B. E. Dujali Mayor Lolita Moral (8th L) Regional Director Remelyn Recoter (9th L) Undersecretary Dante Delima (7th from R), Asst.  Reg’l Dir. Febe Orbe (3rd R) and Reg’l Rice Focal Person Edel Dondonilla (2nd r).



Groundbreaking. Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Undersecretary for Operations and National Rice Program coordinator Dante Delima (left) leads the groundbreaking of the Rice Processing Center II in Compostela.  With him are Compostela Valley Governor Arturo Uy and DA Regional Director Remelyn R. Recoter.


Marketing Agreement. Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala (3rd from left) witness the check turn over of Vieva Philippines Incorporated President Leah Cruz (in brown bluse),  the initial payment of One Million One Hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos (PhP 1,150,000.00) to Subangon Dumang Makers Chairman,  Edgardo Arisola (extreme right) at Cateel, Davao Oriental. Also in photo are DA 11 Regional Director Remelyn R. Recoter (2nd from right), Mindanao Development Authority Chairperson, Secretary Luwalhati Antonino (4th from left), OIC PA Rotchie Ravelo (Center) and Ms. Melani Provido, Regional HVCDP Coordinator (Extreme Left).

(Inset) Secretary Alcala takes a closer look at a “hot pablo” product produced by Cateel,Davao Oriental chili growers.



The Department of Agriculture (DA) has turned over a partial crop insurance payment amounting to 7.5 million to banana farmers in Nabunturan, Compostela Valley recently.

Through DA's Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) and Land Bank of Philippines (LBP), the initial checks were released to 58 banana farmers from different cooperatives in Compostela alone.

PCIC Regional Manager Bonifacio Pales said that they are expecting to complete the release of the remaining indemnity checks amounting to P13 Million to around 90 banana farmers after a week.

“This is the help of the DA Secretary to those who are hardly hit by Typhoon Agaton early this year”, he said.

Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 employees donates blood during the bloodletting activity yesterday at DA regional office.

Blood is Life!

Department of Agriculture (DA) 11 conducted Blood Letting Activity at its regional office yesterday (Feb.14) in partnership with Philippine Red Cross (PRC) 11.

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