NTA marks 30th year

The National Tobacco Administration, the sole government agency mandated to administer and regulate the local tobacco industry, has been looking after the interest and welfare of tobacco growers in the past three decades.

It has implemented programs and projects aimed at ...[full story]


TGY provincial winners recognized

The NTA honored 17 tobacco growers for showing exemplary efforts in tobacco production. The awarding ceremony was held during the culminating program of its 30th Anniversary celebrations on July 28 at the NTA Central Office quadrangle in Quezon City. [full story]


Curing barn aid for tobacco growers released

The ceremonial release, held at the Ilocos Sur Provincial Capitol in Vigan City on August 8, was graced by Ilocos Sur Gov. Ryan Luis V. Singson, members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, NTA Administrator Robert L. Seares, NTA Director Teofilo R. Quintal, and farmer leader Mario C. Cabasal. [full story]


Synchronized tree planting marks 5th year in Dolores, Abra

The Synchronized Tree Planting (STP) project of the National Tobacco Administration is now on its fifth year as a regular event of the celebrations of its Founding Anniversary. This year, the synchronized tree planting activities in various areas in Regions I, II, and Abra were conducted on July 31. [full story]


Production assistance for IFOIGAP rice released

THE National Tobacco Administration distributed rice production assistance amounting to P27.6 million to tobacco farmers in tobacco-growing provinces for the Rice Wet Season 2017 under the agency's Integrated Farming and Other Income-Generating Activities Project (IFOIGAP). [full story]


Recognition for diligent farming well-earned

FLORANTE B. Tingle now has a reputation among his neighbors and peers in Pidpid, Sta. Cruz, Ilocos Sur as an outstanding tobacco farmer. He was adjudged recently by the National Tobacco Administration as provincial winner for Virginia Improved Flavor Category in this year's Tobacco Grower of the Year (TGY) contest. [full story]

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