Provincial Agriculturist Office

Provincial Departments
Provincial Agriculturist Office
Lolita B. Bentres
Provincial Agriculturist
Mission
To ensure improvement of quality life in Benguet
Vision
Benguet: A haven of sustainable communities
Mandate
1. Formulate measures and ensure the delivery of basic agricultural services and provision of adequate facilities relative to agricultural services;
2. Develop agricultural plans and strategies and implement the same;
3. Continue in the strengthening and improvement of the productivity of provincial nurseries for more and sound quality planting materials;
4. Physical development and maintenance of demonstration farms;
5. Ensure the maximum assistance and access to resources in the production, processing and marketing of agricultural products;
6. Conduct location specific agricultural researches and assist in making available the appropriate technology arising out of and disseminating information on basic research on crops,
7. Preventive control of plant diseases and pests. Postharvest, value-addition and other agricultural matters which will maximize productivity;
8. Assist in the enforcement of rules and regulations, local ordinances relating to agriculture;
9. Be in the frontline of delivery of basic agricultural services, particularly those needed for the survival of the inhabitants during and in the aftermath of manmade and natural disasters;
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