11 Aggie State U's Agree to Supply PCA Coco Seedlings
Eleven (11) state universities and colleges (SUCs) agreed to provide the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) its seedlings for its coconut replanting program from 2013. The 11 SUCs include Cagayan State University which agreed to supply the PCA 300,000 coconut seedlings.
VCO Has Therapeutic Claim
The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has requested the Bureau of Agricultural and Fishery Products Standards (BAFPS) to allow producers of virgin coconut oil (VCO) to remove the phrase "no therapeutic claim" from the PCA certified VCO products.
PCA's Continuing Campaign to Eradicate Scale Insect Infestation
Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) Administrator Euclides G. Forbes yesterday bared the agency's continuing campaign to eradicate the scale insect plaguing nine towns in the province of Batangas. In a recent field operation, the PCA Scale Insect Control Action Team (SICAT), representatives from the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Local Government Units (LGUs) joined forces in implementing mitigating measures which include pruning, spraying and fertilization in the affected municipalities.
PCA Gears to Set New Planting Record
In 2013, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) shall try to plant 17.5 million coconut seedlings all over the country to establish a new record in seedlings planted by an administration. The Aquino Administration through the PCA and the Department of Agriculture has already planted 23.8125 million coconut trees from July 2010 to December 2012.
PCA Distributes 30,000 Coco Seednuts to Rebel Returnees and Indigenous People in South Cotabato
The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has distributed recently 30,000 coco seednuts to rebel returnees and indigenous peoples in South Cotabato as part of its massive Coconut Seed Dispersal Program (CDSP) in Mindanao.
PCA Increases Analysis and Laboratory Fees
Philippine Coconut Authority Administrator Euclides G. Forbes has announced an increase in laboratory fees during a stakeholders' consultative meeting held recently at the PCA Executive Lounge.
PCA Anticipate a Sigh of Relief on Coconut Scale Insect Infestation in Batangas
Coconut farmers attested the effectivity of the mitigating measures implemented by Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) to combat the coconut scale insect infestation which infected nine municipalities in the province of Batangas. A stakeholders' meeting was conducted to consult and give updates on the continuous massive control of the coconut scale insect infestation, held at the PCA Executive Lounge recently.
Alcala, Forbes Vow to Eradicate Scale Insect Infestation in Batangas Immediately
Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala and Philippine Coconut Authority Administrator (PCA) Euclides G. Forbes vowed in a public forum to wipe out once and for all the scale insect now ravaging around 179,000 coconut trees in nine municipalities of the Province of Batangas. The forum was held in Tanauan City.
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