FPA IN ACTION

ENFORCING FPA’S MANDATE IN THE FIELD

Date: 28 October 2021

Provincial Officer Mr. Sunday B. Flores conducted a random fertilizer sampling at JYA Merchandising Corp - Bogo City, Cebu, and PARMI Agricultural Supply in Medellin, Cebu last October 28. The activity was conducted to provide further assurance that the quality of each brand of fertilizers is maintained.

PUBLIC INFORMATION ON FOOD

Date: 28 October 2021

FPA Cagayan Valley, thru its Regional Officer, Mr. Leonardo A. Bangad, attended and acted as Resource Person on the webinar entitled "Upscaling on Food Safety Program Field Implementation on Vegetables and Fruits: The Region II Experience." In addition, Mr. Bangad shared the FPA’s rinitiatives on Food Safety among the regulatory agencies under the Department of Agriculture.

RESOLVING CONCERNS OF STAKEHOLDERS

Date: 27 October 2021

FPA Cagayan Valley, thru its Regional Officer, Mr. Leonardo Bangad, attended a meeting with Mr. Val Suguitan, Ms. Julieta Lansangan, Mr. Eric Divinagracia, and concerned stakeholders in San Jose City last October 27.

The meeting aims to resolve regulatory concerns to maintain satisfaction of end-users. Further, the FPA encourages fertilizer handlers to focus on developing their product and services to advance the agricultural sector.

UPDATING THE KNOWLEDGE OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Date: 27 October 2021

FPA Region 10 and the DA Regulatory Division RFU 10 conducted a training on the Safe and Judicious Use of Pesticides, Good Agricultural Practice, and Food Safety last October 27 at Brgy. Rogongon, Iligan City. The activity was organized by the City Agriculturist Office of Iligan City.

ENSURING ENOUGH AND QUALITY AGRICULTURAL INPUT

Date: 25-27 October 2021

To ensure quality of agricultural inputs, the FPA Cagayan Valley conducted a regular inspection and monitoring, including test weighing and sampling of fertilizers last October 25-27.