Groundbreaking Ceremony of Corn Innovation Center in City of Ilagan, Isabela

DA-Bureau of Agricultural Research director Dr. Junel B. Soriano led the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Corn Innovation Center on 12 July 2022 at Marana 1st, City of Ilagan, Isabela

Funded under the DA-BAR’s Institutional Development Grant (IDG) Program, the soon to be established center aims to provide technology for the production and demonstration for farmers and stakeholder on corn production.

The center targets to benefit the members of the Asosasyon ng Mga Ama sa Siyudad ng Ilagan, corn farmers, and farm workers. It can also serve as venue for trainings and work immersion activities for agriculture students or the youth of the City of Ilagan.

The ceremony was joined in by Mayor Josemarie L. Diaz of Ilagan City; DA-Cagayan Valley officials led by DA-Cagayan Valley regional technical director for Research, Regulations and Admin Concerns Rose Mary G. Aquino; and city agriculturist/project leader Moises C. Alamo.