2019-02-Interagency convergence promises businessPRDP’s I-PLAN Component conducts the 4th Convergence Meeting on the Implementation of the Provincial Commodity Investment Plan in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. (Photo by Leira Vic Colongon, DA-PRDP MIMAROPA RPCO InfoACE Unit)

CALAPAN CITY, ORIENTAL MINDORO – The initiative of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) to institutionalize its studies on the value chain analysis of commodities produced positive collaboration between the government agencies and other stakeholders in Oriental Mindoro.

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MIMAROPA Region obtained an average yield of 4.01MT/hectare for 2018 that increased by 4.6% from 2017 despite the damages brought by three tropical depressions (TD), according to Department of Agriculture-MIMAROPA (DA-MIMAROPA) Rice Program. 

The significant growth was due to its high production which was 1.231 million MT, based on the PSA data. The production boosted by 6.13% or 71, 158 MT from 2017. 

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IMG 7261Rizal De La Santa, proudly stands in the middle of his rice farm in Naujan, Oriental Mindoro which he tends with the help of Rice Crop Manager. He is now excited to harvest his palay this February.###Photo by Paulo Emmanuel Ajose, RAFIS, DA-MIMAROPA

MIMAROPA farmers who use the RCM or Rice Crop Manager recommendations increased its average yield to 4.93 tons/ha. in 2018 (using inbred rice variety) which is usually higher from the region’s average yield that is 3.8tons/ha (before the launching of RCM in 2013), based on Department of Agriculture-MIMAROPA (DA-MIMAROPA) Research Division’s report.

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ANTONIO G. GERUNDIO, CESO III
Regional Executive Director

Citizen's Charter

Publication

The following are publication which the general public may avail of. For more information and inquiries, please contact Department of Agriculture MIMAROPA - Regional Agricultural and Fisheries Information Section (RAFIS).

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