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                    [ArticleID] => 1514927
                    [Title] => Villar urges farmers, fisherfolk to get scholarships
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Farmers and fisherfolk were urged yesterday to take advantage of P500 million worth of scholarships for agriculture training to make them at par with their counterparts in Asia.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-25 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096615 [AuthorName] => Christina Mendez [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1404834 [Title] => Agri achievers bridge gap towards AEC 2015 [Summary] =>

When Gerardo “Gerry” Esteban decided to leave behind his fast-paced lifestyle and relocate to the countryside to farm, he did not imagine himself being one of the best in what he does, much more be recognized by the government for his feat in integrated rice farming.

[DatePublished] => 2014-12-21 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Agriculture [SectionUrl] => agriculture [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 889024 [Title] => Techno demos help uplift farmers’ livelihood [Summary] =>

The government should carry out more technology demonstrations that will help uplift farmers’ livelihood.

[DatePublished] => 2012-12-23 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Agriculture [SectionUrl] => agriculture [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 761566 [Title] => Outstanding agri achievers honored [Summary] =>

President Aquino and Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala led the nation in honoring this year’s national winners of the Gawad Saka, or the annual search for outstanding achievers in agriculture and fisheries, in simple ceremonies last Dec. 13, at Rizal Hall, in Malacañang. 

[DatePublished] => 2011-12-25 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Agriculture [SectionUrl] => agriculture [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 758629 [Title] => EV farmers win Gawad Saka nat'l awards [Summary] =>

Alfredo Roble, a 63-year-old farmer turned barangay official of this city led this year’s national winners of the Gawad Saka, the annual search for outstanding achievers in agriculture and fisheries.

[DatePublished] => 2011-12-16 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1289443 [AuthorName] => Edgar Allan Vilbar [SectionName] => Freeman Region [SectionUrl] => region [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 746384 [Title] => Isabela tops regional Gawad Saka search [Summary] =>

Isabela topped the regional Gawad Saka, a Department of Agriculture (DA)-led yearly search for local government units with outstanding achievements in agriculture.

[DatePublished] => 2011-11-11 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1220725 [AuthorName] => Charlie Lagasca [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 660848 [Title] => Kalinga hybrid rice farmer named Gawad Saka awardee [Summary] =>

Michael Lumas-i learned the ABCs of rice farming at the young age of 14. He was his father’s assistant, working almost 10 hours a day, six days a week at their 2.5-hectare rice farm in Sitio Tannulubong, Ipil, in Tabuk, Kalinga.  

[DatePublished] => 2011-02-27 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1737650 [AuthorName] => Sanny Galvez [SectionName] => Agriculture [SectionUrl] => agriculture [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 419366 [Title] => Hybrid rice changed this farmer's life [Summary] =>

Sa hybrid rice, masaganang ani, malaking kita (With hybrid rice, you get a bountiful harvest and a big income). This is the usual statement of Claudio Agcaoili of Vintar, Ilocos Norte everytime he is requested to give a testimony on how the use of hybrid rice changed his farming life.

[DatePublished] => 2008-11-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1106645 [AuthorName] => Adora D. Rodriguez [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 304372 [Title] => Farmers can save using organic fertilizer [Summary] => With the organic fertilizer program, a farmer can generate a savings of about P3,500 per hectare from the costs of inputs. This not only addresses the Department of Agriculture’s mandate to increase farmers’ incomes but will contribute to the food security agenda of the country explains Dr. Rogelio N. Concepcion, director of the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) held at Barangay Aupagan, Butuan City, during the Farmers’ Field Day recently.
[DatePublished] => 2005-10-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1665308 [AuthorName] => Ramon Ma. Epino [SectionName] => Agriculture [SectionUrl] => agriculture [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 278791 [Title] => Program launched to commercialize technology [Summary] => The Department of Agriculture, through its Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR), has launched a program National Technology Commercialization Program (NTCP).

BAR Director Nicomedes P. Eleazar formally set the program in motion at the Agriculture and Fisheries Technology Forum held May 18 at the DA-Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) in Diliman, Quezon City.
[DatePublished] => 2005-05-23 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1723283 [AuthorName] => Rudy A. Fernandez [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) ) )
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