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Calabarzon Farmers Receive DA Support to Satisfy Christmas Pork Demand

Calabarzon Farmers Receive DA Support to Satisfy Christmas Pork Demand

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The Department of Agriculture (DA) has issued a compelling call to hog raisers in the Calabarzon region to persevere and continue raising pigs despite the persistent threat of African swine fever (ASF). This initiative aims to ensure an ample pork supply during the extended Christmas season in the Philippines. Dr. Jerome Cuasay, the focal person for the livestock program, underlines the importance of supporting hog raisers and livestock production, emphasizing that the DA is ready to offer assistance through the Integrated National Swine Production Initiatives for Recovery and Expansion (INSPIRE) of the Livestock Program. The assistance provided by the DA encompasses a variety of measures designed to bolster the hog-raising sector. These measures include establishing state-of-the-art fa...