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THE Agriculture department and the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) recently signed an agreement covering the development of the first agri-industrial zone at New Clark City in Tarlac.
CROP damage from Typhoon Vamco has reached P2.53 billion, with the rice sector taking the biggest hit, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA).
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has launched a community radio station in Batangas to relay information on agricultural and fishery projects and other news to farming and fishing communities.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it hopes to improve the quality of domestic rice due to shifting consumer preferences, and to better align farmers’ production with market expectations.
FARMERS’ ASSOCIATIONS contested an Agriculture department report that buying prices for palay, or unmilled rice, are at or near the P19 per kilogram government support price in the top producing regions, saying that actual prices received for the harvest are much lower.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it has set aside P100 million to fund agricultural research at the University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB).
THE Agriculture department touted its startup loan and technical assistance programs in a pitch to potential young farmers, who are considered critical to the industry’s modernization.
THE government will help the agriculture sector achieve sufficient scale to better access financing and equipment under a program known as Farm and Fisheries Clustering and Consolidation (F2C2).
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has launched an initiative where young entrepreneurs who want to venture into agribusiness via the agency’s financing program can now get their loans using a cash card
Reverting the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) from the Office of the President (OP) to the Department of Agriculture (DA) is an important matter that may have, inadvertently, slipped out of the agenda for fine-tuning the country’s food security program. Should not the department charged with the production of a water-dependent crop have authority over the agency that ensures that such farms have enough water?
AGRICULTURE Secretary William D. Dar said that the Department of Agriculture (DA) did not ask the poultry industry to limit production.
AGRICULTURE Secretary William D. Dar said he has resolved the issue of food cargoes that were held up at local government-run checkpoints, after conferring with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).
DESPITE the reported increase in the number of dairy animals, this is not enough to reach the desired local milk sufficiency level, the Commission on Audit (COA) said.
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THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) said it will be requesting for an immediate temporary suspension of importation of pork and pork products from high-risk countries in support of the local hog industry.
THE Department of Agriculture said that it is planning to suspend the importation of round scad, or “galunggong,” as the fishing season for the species opens.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said a Russian company has placed an order of 2 million tons of mangoes a week with growers in Guimaras.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is now encouraging farmers to plant special rice to fill a developing niche for “good eating quality” and “aromatic” varieties whose prices are not controlled, in the face of more liberal imports of rice intended for low-cost markets.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it will review recommendations by farmers and some politicians to impose a total import ban chicken and pork, Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said on Thursday.
By Janina C. Lim, Reporter THE Department of Agriculture (DA) has received from the South Korean government a grant to be used in beefing up...
MALACAÑANG ANNOUNCED on Thursday that President Rodrigo R. Duterte has transferred Department of Tourism (DoT) Undersecretary Jose Garbriel “Pompee” M. La Viña to the Department of Agriculture (DA), taking over the position of former DA undersecretary Bernadette Fatima R. Puyat who now serves as Tourism secretary.
AGRICULTURE Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said he has placed the issue of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) permits for garlic importers under his control to...