In spite of the contingency plan issued by Regional Manager Vicente R. Vicmudo on September 12, 2018 in anticipation of the onslaught of super typhoon Ompong, it was reported that the estimated cost of crop damage amounts to 123,955,500.00 Php in the province of Pangasinan alone. Engr. Aurelia G. Reasonda, PIMO Assistant Manager said that the total number of farmers affected in the province has reached 5,323 with 4,861 hectares of farmland.
Finally, after decades of dedicated hard work, the long wait is over for BUED CIS DAM 1 ISA, INC. The La Union – based food producer was adjudged as the Most Outstanding IA (CIS Category) nationwide and First Runner Up for the Most Outstanding CARP IA for CY 2017 on June 20, 2018 at the NIA central office in Quezon City in the occasion of the agency’s 55th Anniversary Celebrations.
Tayug, Pangasinan - “When it rains, it pours.” In upbeat mood, this must be the slogan of the day for farm folks representing 22 Irrigators Associations (IAs) as they went home richer by 209, 270.25 Php. The cash incentive was for their outstanding performance based on their respective List of Irrigated Planted Area (LIPA) for wet crop 2017.
In line with its 2018 Communication Plan (ComPlan), NIA RO1 embarks on media engagement seminar intended to capacitate managers and front line personnel to effectively deal with the media personalities.
NIA R01 sponsored the first Pangasinan IA Congress in celebration of the 2nd Umaani Expo, a brainchild project of Governor Amado “Pogi” I. Espino, III in support to the agro-industrial development thrust of the provincial administration. The 9-day long event started on March 15 at the Provincial Nursery here.