In line with the PCA’s efforts to revitalize the coconut industry in Batangas, three (3) coconut planting sites were visited by the PCA Batangas-Cavite team on October 1, 2020.
One of the sites is located in Palico, Nasugbu which is a land owned by the Wounded Soldiers Cooperative. It was planted with 100 dwarf coconuts and another 100 of the tall variety.
PCA PRESS RELEASE TCoconut farmer groups from different parts of the country expressed their opposition against allowing the export of matured coconuts as it would result to the depletion of raw materials, processed and value-added coco products, loss of jobs, and closing of small to medium businesses.
Lucban, Quezon --- PCA Region IV Acting Regional Manager III Ramon L. Rivera and Quezon I Chief Joselito R. Alcantara handed over to Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) President, Dr. Doracie B. Zoleta-Nantes, a check amounting to P972.4K for the payment of coconut seedlings supplied by the university on September 22.
In the One Eastern Visayas Food Security and Agricultural Development Plan of An Waray Partylist Representative Florencio “Bem” Noel, PCA VIII gets approved budget ceiling of 200M on September 23.