News and Updates

2022 June

The Provincial Agriculturist’s Office has distributed agri-inputs and assorted planting materials to Indigenous People (IP) communities in Villa Cervesa, Victoria and San Vicente, Roxas.

2022 June

In line with the Provincial Agriculturist’s Office continued effort to capacitate its farmers and keeping them updated with relevant agri-technologies, the Provincial Agriculturist’s Office conducted two (2) training activities that focuses on postharvest handling and integrated pest management.

2022 May

A total of 2,448 bags of certified rice seeds of good eating quality were distributed by the Provincial Agriculturist’s Office to rice farmers coming from the different municipalities of Oriental Mindoro. This is part the Mindoro Rice Branding Program of the Provincial Government.

2022 April

On March and April 2022, the Provincial Agriculturist’s Office underwent a provincewide survey, data collection and profiling of identified farmers and fisherfolks associations in every municipality of the province. In cooperation with the respective Municipal Agricultural Offices, PAGO was able to profile a total of 373 associations.

2022 Mar

Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro proposed a partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – MIMAROPA and the Mindoro State University (MINSU) to establish a Rice-based Product Innovation Center to promote rice-based product development.

2022 Mar

With its sustained commitment to uplift the lives of farmers in the province and and attain inclusive and sustainable growth, the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro through its Provincial Agriculturist’s Office (PAgO) promotes value addition.

2022 1st qtr

During the first semester of 2022, PAGO-FCRM has conducted a biophysical assessment and monitoring of marine protected areas (MPA) in the province, and Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) campaign in coastal communities, and capacity building activity for the Bantay Dagat members.

2021 Dec

On December 22, 2021 the Provincial Agriculturist’ Office distributed motorized fishing boats to fisherfolks from Calapan City. A total of 13 motorized fishing boats and five non-motorized fishing boats were distributed.

2021 Dec

Farmer cooperatives and associations from the different municipalities of Oriental Mindoro received various farm machineries and equipment from the Department of Agriculture – Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (DA-PhilMech).

2021 Nov

The Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro awarded a total P2,210,000.00 financial assistance to six farmer cooperatives and associations (FCAs) on November 26 and 27, 2021 during the Farmers’ Day.

2021 Nov

The Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro engaged farmers from the 1st and 2nd District of the province for a 2-day Farmers’ Day activity held on November 26, 2021 at Mindoro State University – Bongabong Campus and on November 27, 2021 at the Bulwagang Panlalawigan, Calapan City.

2021 Nov

The top performing local Marine Protected Areas and Bantay Dagat Teams coming from the different municipalities of the province were recognized in this year’s STAR MPA Awards or Sustaining Marine Protected Areas.

2021 Nov

The Provincial Agriculturist’s Office held a two-day consultative meeting with rice industry stakeholders from all over the province and partner Government Agencies on November 8-9, 2021 at the Tamaraw Hall, Provincial Capitol Complex, Calapan City.

2021 Oct

PAGO initiated the establishment of a techno-demo production area of tissue-cultured banana of the lakatan variety. The demonstration-site will serve as a showcase of the advantages of using tissue-cultured planting materials as well as Good Agricultural Practices in banana production from which our banana farmers can learn and adopt.

2021 Oct

The Provincial Agriculturist’s Office conducted a series of six lecture-cum-seminars on Organic Farming and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of High Value Commercial Crops (HVCC) for Indigenous People and farmers in each of the upland communities of Victoria, Socorro, and Bansud on October 12-15, 2021.


2021 Sept

Dr. William D. Dar, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture led the inauguration the Mindoro Shrimp Hatchery located at Sitio Dalapian, Brgy. Labasan, Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro on September 24, 2021.


2021 Sept

Department of Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar and Oriental Mindoro Governor Humerlito A. Dolor led the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Province-led Agriculture and Fisheries Extension System (PAFES) in a ceremony held on September 24, 2021 at the Bongabong Municipal Gymnasium, Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro.


2021 Sept

During the 1st semester of 2021, PAgO started to implement virtual training activities for its farmers, agricultural extension workers (AEW), students, and other agriculture stakeholders.



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