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Office of the Municipal Agriculturist

Plans and Programs

I. Crops Development

A. Rice

1. Promotion of increased Rice Production

- Season Long Training (16 weeks) on Organic Traditional Rice Production/ Farm Mechanization

- Improvement of irrigation facilities (subsidies to deep-well) and repair of irrigation canals and dikes; provision of irrigation motor and pipes

- Subsidized HYV rice seeds to qualified farmers

- Rice Self-Sufficiency Mandate to LGUs from the National Government

- Amendments and strong political will to land conversion of agricultural areas

2. Establishment/ Strengthening of "Tindahang Pangsakahan or Agricultural Bagsakan Center" thru the Binangonan Municipal Farmers  Federation (BMFFI) and Municipal Agriculture & Fishery Council (MAFC) to cater to farmers necessary agricultural inputs and establish fair market prices in coordination with proper agencies

3. Acquisition of Composting Facilities

- production of organic fertilizer/organic rice that command better prices in the market

- minimize production costs

- promote physical health and friendly environment

4. Educational tours to agriculture-related sites and facilities for the farmers to adopt improved production technologies

5. Provision of Farm Equipments and Machineries (Mobile Rice Mill, Rice Transplanter/ harvester, etc.) through grants and loans

6. Agricultural production loans for marginalized farmers subject to validation

 

B. Plans and Programs on High Value Commercial Crops (HVCDP)

1. Promote hybridization of vegetable seeds for quality farming and encourage vegetable farmers the method of organic production.

2. To increase vegetable production in entire Binangonan and to make Food Basket in terms of vegetable thru advanced technology and determine marketing system and strategies.

3. Training/ Seminars to enhance practical skills of farmers and for sustainability of vegetable farmers and for the sustainability of vegetable production

- Cut Flower Production

- Asexual Plant Propagation

- Hydrophonics

- Vermi Culture

4. Lakbay-Aral to agriculture-related site and facilities to enable farmers observe and gain on-site experience and knowledge and adopt it to improve their production technologies

 

II. Livestock Development

1. Preservation of Wildlife Species and endangered animals thru IEC to academe and LGUs

2. Vaccination of at least 70% of dogs (about 21,000 hds.) for this year

3. Massive Huli-Aso Operation to eradicate rabies incidence and enhance depopulation via euthanization and mass castration of dogs; IEC on Rabies Awareness

4. Dispersal/ re-dispersal of goats, carabao, and cattle for listed livestock farmers after orientation on the scheme

5. Establishment of Municipal Artificial Insemination Center to produce quality animal breeds of hogs/ swine and cattle for livestock farmer-members in Binangonan

6. Acquisition of carabull, conduct seminar for dairy/ cheese production and cheese milk products for additional income

7. Seminar on Free-Range Chicken Production and FFS on Livestock Production

 

III. Fisheries Development

1. Strengthening of our Municipal Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (MFARMC)

2. Continuous coordination with national agencies like BFAR for fingerlings assistance to increase average fish catch of fisher folks

3. Dispersal of Tilapia fingerlings to registered fisher folks association in the municipality

4. Livelihood seminars for housewives & children of fishermen like fish processing, canning, etc.

5. Continuous Fisherfolks Registration as municipal or national reference for economic planning

6. Provision of fishing gears & equipments to registered fisherfolks in the municipality

7. Conduct study or seminar on Freshwater Mangrove Production

 

IV. Institutional Development

1. Strengthen existing institutional orgranization accredited by LGU namely:

a. Municipal Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management Council (MFARMC)

b. Binangonan Municipal Farmers Federation, Inc. (BMFFI)

c. Municipal Vegetable Industry Council (MVIC)

d. Municipal Agriculture and Fishery Council (MAFC)

e. Backyard Hog Raisers Association

f. 4H Club

 

V. Environmental Development Assistance

Environmental management and river rehabilatation assistance through continuous request or purchase of shade and fruit tree seedlings from DENR  and LLDA for distribution to requesting barangays, schools, lakeshore and denuded forest. Continuous tree planting activities, clean-up and de-siltation of canals, rivers and lakes.

 

 

 

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