I. ORGANIZING AND CAPABILITY BUILDING OF FARMERS AND FISHERFOLKS
ABOUT THE SERVICE

The Office of the City Agriculturist organize groups so that they may have a legal personality and may then transmit business with government and private agencies/sector.

CLIENT GROUPS

Farmers, fisherfolks, women, youth, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:

Letter of request addressed to the City Mayor through the office of the City Agriculturist.

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

3 days

TOTAL FEES/CHARGES

None

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Submit letter request to the Office of the City Agriculturist Set the schedule for an on-site validation to confirm the request and notifies the client 10 minutes Mayor’s Office receiving clerk or Agriculturist Officer of the day
2. Extend the necessary cooperation during the validation/confirmation Conduct visit upon validation, set the schedule for the orientation of the members 20 minutes RBO Officer Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
3. Attend the orientation and ensure the attendance of all prospective members of the group Conducts organization at the end of the orientation, assists in the formal organization of the group. 30 minutes RBO officer agriculturist, agriculturist assigned in the barangay
4. Set the schedule for a pre – membership education seminar of your organization intends to seek accreditation. Assist in scheduling a pre – membership education seminar. If the organization intends to seek accreditation. 2 days Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
II. TRAINING ON AGRICULTURE AND FISHERY
ABOUT THE SERVICE

The office of the City Agriculturist renders trainings based on the used and request of farmers, fisher folks, youths and women organization. Technical assistance/training maybe along the line of:

  • Hybrid and inbred rice production
  • Corn Production
  • Vegetable Production
  • Fruits Production
  • Roots crop Production
  • Sloping Agricultural Land Technology (SALT) And other farming system Integrated Pest Management
  • Coastal Resource Management
  • Aquaculture/Mari culture
  • Meat & Fish processing
  • Fruits, Vegetables and Root crops processing
  • Handicrafts
CLIENTS GROUPS

Farmers and fisherfolks associates, youths and women organization and other organized group.

REQUIREMENTS

Letter of Request

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESING TIME

45 minutes excluding the training

TOTAL FEES AND CHARGES

none

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Submit letter request to the office of the City Agriculturist Interview applicant about the profile of the registering organization and the specific topics that the group wants to be discussed 15 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
2. Extend the necessary assistance and cooperation during the visit. Upon confirmation of the request, coordinate with OCA staff as to the schedule and venue of the training Conduct visits and set schedule and venue of training 30 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
3. Ensure that all members of the organization will attend and actively participate the training Conduct training Processing time will depend upon the topic to be discussed Training team
III. PROVISION OF AN ANIMAL DISPERSAL PROGRAM
ABOUT THE SERVICE

The Office of the City Agriculturist disperses cattle, Carabao and swine to farmers seeking additional income by raising livestock.

CLIENT GROUPS

Farmers and Fisher folks

REQUIREMENTS

Community tax certificate, 1X1 photo

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

5 days (inclusive of processing, site inspection and dispersal)

TOTAL FEES AND CHARGES

None

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Proceed to the office of the city agriculturist and fill out application form Brief the clients on the program and its requirements 15 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
2. Submit the accomplished form and requirement. Submit to an interview and contract signing. Conducts interview and contracts briefing 30 minutes for interview and contract briefing Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
2A. If there is no available stock, your name will be entered in the waiting list of clients applying fordispersed, take note of the advice when to return to the office of the city agriculturist to follow the application If there is no available stock, enter name of clients in the waiting list of clients applying for dispersal and advice clients when to return to OCA to follow – up application Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
2B. If there is an available stock, you will be informed of the schedule of visit for site inspection to validate if you can provide the ff:
  • For Swine:
    • suitable housing
    • adequate budget for feeds
  • For Cattle & Carabao:
    • suitable grazing area
Take note of the schedule
If there is an available stock, inform clients of the schedule of visit for site inspection to validate the clients ability to provide the ff:
  • For Swine:
    • suitable housing
    • adequate budget for feeds
  • For Cattle & Carabao:
    • suitable grazing area
15 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
3. Extend the necessary cooperation and assistance during site inspection Conduct site inspection 30 minutes for validation pen or grazing area Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
4. If the site passes the inspection, take note of the date and place of retrieval of animals and the documents needed in availing of the dispersal program If the site passes the inspection, provides the data and place of retrieval of animals 10 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the baranagay
5. Assist an cooperate the OCA personnel who will visit to check on the progress of the dispersal program Visit the clients to check on the progress of the dispersal program 30 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the baranagay
IV. PROVISION OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCEON CROP AND ANIMAL PRODUCTION INLAND AND COASTAL AQUACULTURE AND MARICULTURE
ABOUT THE SERVICE

Technical Assistance is provided to clients to help increase the productivity of the farm.

Technical Assistance in the ff. areas:

  • Farm plan and budget preparation
  • Site Selection/Assessment
  • Seed/Stock Selection
  • Cultural Management
  • Pest and diseases Management
  • Water/Irrigation Management
  • Post/Harvest management
CLIENT GROUPS

Farmers and Fisherfolks/fish farmers

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

1 Hour /30 minutes on onsite visit

TOTAL FEES AND CHARGES

None

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Approach the agriculturist assigned to the barangay or proceed to the office of the city agriculturist to request the appropriate technical assistance Brief clients on the service and its requirements 15 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
2. Submit to interview and provide information if requested by the agriculture officer Interview clients 30 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
3. Provide a sketch of the location of your farm/house and take note of the schedule of farm visit Schedule of Farm visit 15 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
4. Assist the agriculturist during the onsite visit. take note of the diagnoses and advice Evaluate clients needs and provides the appropriate technical assistance 30 minutes Technical team
V. PROVISION OF INFORMATION OF SEED AVAILABILITY
ABOUT THE SERVICE

The office of the city agriculturist provides information on the availability and prices of seeds for rice, corn, vegetables, and high value crops. The information may be provided by the Agriculturist assigned to a particular barangay.

CLIENT GROUPS

Farmers

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

20 minutes

TOTAL FEES AND CHARGES

None

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Approach an Agriculturist assigned in the barangay or proceeds to the City Agriculture Office. Sign the client logbook and state the nature of your inquiry Receive clients request 5 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay or the Agriculture office of the day
2. Listen attentively to what the agriculturist has to say Provides the information being requested 15 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay or the Agriculture office of the day
VI. DISTRIBUTION OF VEGETABLES SEED
ABOUT THE SERVICE

As part of the City Governments Food Security Program, the city provides seeds for farmers/schools who want to engage in backyard vegetable farming.

CLIENT GROUPS

Vegetable Farmers (Upland/Lowland) backyard growers Schools

REQUIREMENTS

Location map of the farm

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

For backyard growers 30 minutes For semi – commercial farmers – 1 hour and 15 minutes

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Approach the agriculturist assigned to the barangay or proceed to the office of the city agriculturist to request for vegetable seeds Briefs the clients on the service and its requirements 10 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
2. For backyard growers: a. Submit yourself to an interview b. Sign the Vegetable seeds distribution form upon receipt of the seeds requested Orient client as to the sowing and management of requested sees, provide the seeds and the seeds distribution form. Records release of seeds. 20 minutes Officer of the day
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
For Semi – Commercial Farmers
  1. Submit yourself to an interview
  2. Provide a sketch of the location of your farm and take note of the schedule for the ocular inspection
Interview clients and sets schedule for the ocular inspection of the farm 20 minutes Officer of the day
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
3. Assist the Agriculturist during the ocular inspection. Take note of the advice/instruction or cropping activities and on the schedule to return to the city agriculture office secure seeds Conducts ocular inspection. Gives advice/ instruction on cropping activities an when to return to the city agriculture office to secure the seeds 30 minutes Officer of the day
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
4. Proceed to the office of the city agriculturist to secure the seeds, sign the vegetable seeds distribution form upon receipt of the seeds requested. Provides the seeds distribution form. Records release of seeds 15 minutes Officer of the day
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
VII. PROVISION OF AUXILIARY INVOICE
ABOUT THE SERVICE

An auxiliary invoice is required before fish traders can transport fish and other fishing products from the city.

CLIENT GROUPS

Fish traders, fisherfolks, shipper of fish and other marine products

REQUIREMENTS

none

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

30 minutes

TOTAL FEES/CHARGES

Payments of corresponding fees at the City Treasurer Office depending upon the product to be shipped out (Volume & Classification)

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Proceed to the office of the City Agriculturist and request for issuance of auxiliary invoice Briefs the clients on the service and its requirements 5 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Tito W. Velza Senior Agriculturist
2. Submit yourself an interview. Provide pertinent data, including classification, volume and destination of marine products to be transported, these will serve as the basis for the amount of payments Interview clients, compute fees to be paid and provide order of payments 15 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Jesus Eder M. Torres
 
Ernie J. Pacheco
 
Annabelle Alvarez
3. Proceed to the city treasurer’s office to pay the computed amount. Secure an official receipt Issue official receipt 5 minutes CTO Personnel
4. Go back to the office of the City Agriculturist. claim auxiliary invoice and sign logbook Release auxiliary invoice and record released 5 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Jesus Eder M. Torres
 
Ernie J. Pacheco
 
Annabelle Alvarez
VIII. PROVISION OF SOIL ANALYSIS AND FERTILIZER RECOMMENDATIONS
ABOUT THE SERVICE

Spoil Analysis thru STK (Soil Testing Kit) is a quick method of evaluating the fertility status of the soil. Results are interpreted and use as a basis in making a recommendation on the right kind and amount of fertilizer for a particular crop and for proper farm nutrient management.

CLIENT GROUPS

Farmers (lowland & upland)

REQUIREMENTS

Orientation on proper soil sample collection and preparation. 1⁄2 kg. Soil sample (labeled properly)

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME
  1. If the soil is already air dried and pulverized analyzes takes on hour only.
  2. if not, analyzes is done 1 -2 weeks
TOTAL FEES/CHARGES

none

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Proceed to OCA or approach the barangay agriculturist to inquire about the service Briefs the clients on the service and its requirements 5 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
2. Submit or bring approximately labeled soil samples to assigned technician or to the OCA. Secure claim stub and take note of instruction. Issued claim stub a. If the soil is properly dried instruct client to return after three days. 20 minutes Nieta R. Cortes, Agriculturist II
3. After the appropriate period has lapsed, return to the office of the city agriculturist. Present your claim stub and secure the result Check claim stub. Brief client on the results and give the proper fertilizer recommendation 30 minutes Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Rita B. Basa, Agriculturist II
IX. DISTRIBUTION OF FRUIT TREE SEEDLINGS
ABOUT THE SERVICE

The city agriculture office provides fruit tree seedlings to farmers as part of agriculture intensification program of the city government for food security. Also to encourage the farmer to plant to prevent soil erosion and have ecological balance and at the same time additional source of income of the farmers.

CLIENT GROUPS

Farmers (upland/lowland)

REQUIREMENTS

Location map of the Farm

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

1 hour 35 minutes

TOTAL FEES/CHARGES

none

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Approach the Agriculturist assigned or proceed to the office of the city agriculturist to request for fruit tree seedlings with an approval from the city mayor Briefs the clients on the service and its requirements 10 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
2. Submit yourself an interview Orient client as to management of requested seedlings 20 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay, officer of the day
2a. Provide a sketch of location of your farm and take note of the schedule for the ocular inspection Interview client and sets schedule for the ocular inspection of the farm 20 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay, officer of the day
3. Assist the Agriculturist during the ocular inspection .take note of the advice and instruction of planting activities and on the schedule to return to the city agriculture office to secure the seedlings Conducts ocular inspection. Gives advice and instruction on planting activities and when to return to the office of the city agriculture to secure the seedlings. 30 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay, officer of the day
4. Proceed to the office of the City Agriculturist to secure the seedlings. Sign the seedlings distribution form upon receipt of the seedlings requested Provide the seedlings and the seedlings distribution form. Record release of seedlings 15 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay, officer of the day
X. PROVISION FARM TOOLS, EQUIPMENT & OTHER MACHINERIES
ABOUT THE SERVICE

The City Agriculture Office provides farm tools, equipment and machineries to farmers to technically advance and modernized the agriculture sector to improve, increase productivity and ensure stability of food sources.

CLIENT GROUPS

Farmers (upland/lowland)

REQUIREMENTS

Community tax certificate and 1X1 photo

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

5 days (inclusive of processing, site/farm inspection and getting/receiving the unit.

TOTAL FEES/CHARGES

none

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Proceed to the office of the city agriculturist with a request from the City Mayor Brief the clients on the program and the requirements 15minutes Rogelio S. Magalang City Agriculturist
2. Sign the clients logbook and submit to an interview Interview client and take note the location of the farm/house 20 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
Agriculturist assigned in the 2a. If there is no available stock (unit) your name will be entered in the waiting list. take note of the advice when to return to the office of the city agriculturist to follow -up the application If there is no available stock (unit) enter name of clients in the waiting list. Applying for. and advice clients when to return to the OCA to follow – up application Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the baranagay
2b. If there is an available stock (unit) you will be informed of the schedule of visit of your farm/ house If there is an available stock (unit) inform clients of the schedule when to visit the farm 15 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
3. Extend the necessary cooperation and assistance during the site/farm inspection Conduct site/farm inspection 30 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
4. If the clients farm passes the inspection, take note of the date when to get the stock(unit) If the clients farm passes the inspection, provides the date when to get the stock 10 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
5. On the agreed date proceed to the designated place. Sign the contract and receive the stocks (units) Release the stock (unit) upon contract signing 30 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
6. Assist and cooperates with the OCA personnel who will visit to check the condition of the unit Visit the client to check the condition of the unit 30 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
XI. PROVISION OF FISHING PARAPHERNALIA
ABOUT THE SERVICE

Livelihood assistance is provided to fishermen to help us to uplift the economic status and living condition of the marginal fisherfolks.

CLIENT GROUPS

Fisherfolks

REQUIREMENTS

Registered fisherfolks

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

5 days (inclusive of processing, verification and validation of clients, and release of stocks)

TOTAL FEES/CHARGES

none

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Proceed to the office of the City Agriculturist with an approval from the City Mayor. Fill out the application form Brief the clients on the program and its requirements 15 minutes Tito W. Velza Senior Agriculturist
2. Submit the accomplished form and the requirements. Submit to an interview and contract briefing Conduct interview and contract briefing 30 minutes for interview and contract briefing Tito W. Velza Senior Agriculturist
2a. If there is no available stock, your name will be entered in the waiting list of clients. Take note of the advice when to return to the office If there is no available stock, enter name of clients in the waiting list, then tell the clients when to return to the office to follow – up his/her application Tito W. Velza Senior Agriculturist
2b. If there is an available stock you will be informed of the schedule for verification/ validation If there is an available stock inform clients of the schedule of verification/validation 30 minutes Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
3. Extend the necessary cooperation and assistance during the background inspection. Conduct background investigation 30 minutes Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
4. If the clients passes the background investigation, set an schedule when to return to the OCA for signing the contract and getting the stock If the clients passes the background investigation, provide the date and place when to return the office 15 minutes Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
5. On the agreed date proceed to the designated place. Sign the contract and receive the stock Release the stock upon contract signing 30 minutes Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
6. assist and cooperates with the OCA personnel who will visit to check the stock Visit the client to check and monitor the stock 30 minutes Tito W. Velza, Senior Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
XII. CONDUCT DEMO FARM
ABOUT THE SERVICE

One of the Agricultural services is to conduct a demonstration farm for farmers on different crops to gain knowledge and technology to ensure good harvest/yields. These demonstrations include:

  • Proper seed sowing
  • Land preparation/cultivation
  • Proper planting/transplanting
  • Fertilizer application
  • Pest management/ control
  • Irrigation/water application
  • Pest harvest management
CLIENT GROUPS

Farmers

REQUIREMENTS

Farm site

SERVICE SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday
8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME

1 hour – processing time & site inspection 4 months – from seed sowing, planting up to harvesting of the crops demonstrated.

TOTAL FEES/CHARGES

none

PROCESS OF AVAILING THE SERVICE
STEPS INVOLVED ACTION OF THE OCA Transaction Time Responsible Person
1. Approach the City Agriculturist or Agriculturist assigned in the barangay to request for a demonstration in their barangay Brief the clients/farmers service and requirements 10 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the baranagay
2. Provide a sketch of the location of the farm where the demo will be put – up and schedule for the ocular inspection Interview the clients/ farmers and set schedule for the ocular inspection of the farm 20 minutes Rogelio S. Magalang, City Agriculturist
 
Agriculturist assigned in the baranagay
3. Assist the Agriculturist during the ocular inspection of the farm Conducts ocular inspection. Gives advice and instruction 30 minutes Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
3a. If the farm site passes for demonstration, set schedule when to start or conduct the demo. Take note of the schedule If the farm site passes for demonstration, set a schedule when to start or conduct the demo Agriculturist assigned in the barangay
Demonstration Proper: 4. Listen and cooperates during the orientation program Orient the farmers and participants 10 minutes Training team
5. Proceed to the demonstration site, listen, assist and cooperates during the demonstration Conduct demonstration to farmers/participants Training team

Note: The demonstration is done once a week, from land preparation up to harvesting. For every session one activity is demonstrated depending on the stage of the crop.