Regular Office Days
8:00 AM - 12:00 noon
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Open on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays for the issuance of shipping permits for fish and other aquaculture products.
Second Floor
Provincial Administration Center
Aguinaldo Street-North Capitol Road
Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
Philippines 6100
Provincial Plant Nursery
Barangay 21, Victorias City

Provincial Plant Nursery
Barangay Carabalan
Himamaylan City

Integrated Correctional Agricultural Technology (ICAT) Center
Barangay Tabunan, Bago City

Research Development and Laboratory Support Services
Cor. South Capitol Road-Gatuslao Street Bacolod City

Provincial Marine Bio-toxin Laboratory Testing Center
Cor. South Capitol Road-Gatuslao Street Bacolod City

Office of the Provincial Agriculturist - Negros Occidental

Welcome to the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist – Negros Occidental!

We are at the forefront in implementing FOOD SECURITY and AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY programs under the ‘NEGROS FIRST’ Development Agenda of the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental.

We are committed to uplift the integrity and heroism of the unsung heroes of the land – farmers, fisherfolk, rural women, and youth.

Press Release

Agri Personnel Briefed on P5M ‘Negros First’ Crop Insurance

June 24, 2011

Crop insurance regional representatives gave personnel of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist as well as municipal and city agriculturists an orientation on the P5 million ‘Negros First’ Universal Crop Insurance Program (NFUCIP). Joseph Cajilo, chief of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) Claims and Adjustment Division, said NFUCIP will help farmers recover immediately from […]


The Negros Island Certification Services (NICERT) has recently been accredited by the Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Products Standards (BAFPS) of the Department of Agriculture, Organic Guarantee Officer Robert Gasparillo of NICERT said. Based in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, NICERT is the first organic certification body accredited in the country in compliance with Republic Act […]

Gawad Saka to Evaluate Young Farmer for National Award

June 21, 2011

The Gawad Saka National Technical Committee will be coming to Negros Occidental this week to validate the projects of a young farmer-leader vying as the country’s Outstanding Young Farmer/Fisherfolk of the Year. Twenty-five year old Vito Binondo of Barangay Guiljungan, Cauayan will be evaluated by the six-member committee headed by Dir. Alberto Maningding when they […]

Organic Certification Presented at Techno Gabay Summit

June 14, 2011

“When consumers buy products that are certified organic, they get more value for their money and are protected against fake organic products,” Organic Guarantee Officer Robert Gasparillo told participants of the 1st Regional Techno Gabay Summit and TechnoMart at Amigo Plaza Hall in Iloilo City. He said producers also benefit from organic certification because they […]