THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) said it will conduct research on the effectiveness of various drugs in controlling African Swine Fever (ASF), including Ivermectin, a treatment for parasitic roundworm infections recently touted as a potential treatment for coronavirus patients.
US FARMER ROB ARKFELD was vacationing on a sandy beach in Mexico’s Riviera Maya when he won an online auction to rent 535 acres of cropland back home in Iowa by bidding nearly double the local average for each acre.
A YOUTUBE channel is seeking to fill in the knowledge gap for people seeking farming know-how, borne out of the founder’s own struggle to find advice on agriculture.
THE Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) said it hopes to organize more mini-organic farms and community gardens to help address the country’s food security issues.
CORN, WHEAT, soybeans, vegetable oils: A small handful of commodities form the backbone of much of the world’s diet and they’re dramatically more expensive, flashing alarm signals for global shopping budgets.
PORK PRICES are expected to remain high despite the issuance of Executive Order (EO) No. 128, which lowered tariffs on imported pork products, the United Broiler Raisers Association (UBRA) said.
THE initial batch of pigs intended to repopulate farms devastated by African Swine Fever (ASF) has been delivered to Batangas and other areas that have been ASF-free for at least 90 days, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
DAVAO CITY — Social enterprise Coffee For Peace said it is supporting pop-up coffee shops, set up mostly by displaced baristas, which have started to crop up in this city.
THE rice inventory as of March 1 fell 4.5% year on year to 2.08 million metric tons (MT), the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) said corn farmers will receive aid in containing the fall armyworm (FAW), including pheromone lures, pesticides, power sprayers, pest awareness materials, and digital equipment.