Agriculture Office

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The City Agriculture Office is the principal agency of the City of Calaca, responsible for the promotion of agricultural and fishery growth and development in terms of farming, fisheries and livestock production.


Prosperous rural communities built on profitable farms that provide surplus for agro industry and food security.


To boost farmer’s income and reduce poverty spur economic growth and create jobs.

List of Services and Programs

  • Cultural Management, Integrated Pest Management and Postharvest Technologies on Rice, Corn, and Cassava
  • Prevention and Control of Crop Pest and Diseases
  • Soil Sampling, Testing, and Analysis
  • Rice Farmer Financial Assistance Program (under DA)
  • Corn Seeds Assistance Program
  • Distribution of Agricultural inputs under Rice, Corn, Cassava Program
  • Training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Rice, Corn, and Cassava
  • Trainings and Seminars on Rice, Corn & Cassava Production and Technologies
  • Buto ng Gulay Binhi ng Buhay Program
  • Cultural Management, Integrated Pest Management and Postharvest Technologies on High Value Crops
  • Prevention and Control of Crop Pest and Diseases
  • Soil Sampling, Testing, and Analysis
  • Gulayan sa Paaralan Program
  • Cacao and Coffee Production and Rehabilitation Program
  • Distribution of Agricultural inputs under HVCDP
  • Training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Vegetables
  • Trainings and Seminars on High Value Crops Production and Technologies
  • Provision of Farm Equipment and Agricultural Machineries
  • Monitoring and Maintenance of Farm Equipment, Agricultural Machineries, & Postharvest Facilities
  • City Food Terminal Project
  • City Farm Tractor Service
  • Aquaponics Project
  • Hydroponics Project
  • Drip Irrigation Project
  • Fuel Discount Subsidy Program for Agricultural Machinery (under DA)
  • Vermicomposting Facility Project
  • Distribution of Agricultural inputs under the Organic Agriculture
  • Hog Raisers Registration
  • Dispersal/Redispersal of Ruminants, Small animals and Poultry
  • Prevention and Control of Animal Pest and Diseases: Provision of Veterinary Drugs and Biologics, Treatment, and Deworming
  • NASa Alaga: Rabies Prevention & Control Program
  • Tilaok ng Kabuhayan at Pag-asa Program
  • Swine Repopulation Program
  • Spaying and Castration Program
  • Swine Blood Collection
  • Animal Inspection for African Swine Fever
  • LUNAS Paghahayupan: Barangay Animal Health Workers
  • Trainings and Seminars on Livestock and Poultry Production and Development
  • Boat and Fisherfolk Registration
  • Seasonal Closure Program
  • Admeasurements of motorized and non-motorized fishing vessels
  • Fish BE With You Program: Provision of fishing supplies
  • Lean Season Livelihood Program
  • Monitoring of Docking and Birthing of Commercial Vessels
  • LUNAS Pangisdaan: CFARMC & Bantay Dagat Network
  • Fuel Discount Subsidy for Boat (under DA)
  • Fisheries Law Enforcement
  • Crop, Livestock, and Life Insurance Program (Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation – PCIC)
  • Coconut Seedling Dispersal Program, Participatory Coconut Planting Program Provision of Coconut-Coir Based Organic Fertilizer, Agricultural Grade Salt and technical assistance for
    coconut farmers ( Philippine Coconut Authority – PCA)
  • Credit and Loan Assistance Program
  • Organization of Farmers Group/Association
  • Assistance to Farmers Association in DOLE Registration
  • LUNAS Pangsakahan: City Agriculture and Fishery Council (CAFC)
  • Techno Gabay Program
  • Market Linkage and Networking Program
  • Monitoring of Market Agricultural Commodity Prices

Mrs. Alicia A. Cabrera



An experienced agriculture professional who has been working in this sector for forty years, she was the Agricultural Technologist of the provincial government from 1981 to 2006. In the succeeding years, she holds the role of being the City Agriculturist in Calaca. Apart from Ms. Cabrera’s extensive experience in said sector, her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture equipped her with the knowledge to create and implement programs that would improve agriculture and the lives of every Calacazen, especially the farmers and fisherfolks.

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