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PRICES of fish have gone up during the closed fishing season, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Thursday.
THE GOVERNORS of neighboring provinces Bohol and Cebu have issued directives to tighten watch on the entry of pork meat and processed pork products while the Department of Agriculture (DA) is determining the cause of unusual swine mortality in backyard farms in Luzon.
POTATO FARMERS in Benguet reported double yield with the use of potato seeds from Canada, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
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 BUREAU of Plant Industry (BPI) of the Department of Agriculture has ordered its regional offices (ROs) to monitor plants, especially rice, for possible infestation of brown plant-hopper as a result of the prevailing drought.
THE province of Negros Occidental has suffered P6.11 million worth of damage to its rice crop due to the dry spell brought about by the weak El Niño weather phenomenon, according to the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-Western Visayas (RDRRMC-6).
THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) in the SOCCSKSARGEN (South Cotabato-Cotabato-Sultan Kudarat-Sarangani-General Santos City) is preparing to conduct cloud seeding operations amid the onset of a weak El Niño and a forecast of below normal rainfall in the coming months.
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.
DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol ordered on Friday the sacking of quarantine team of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after their failure to establish quarantine measures on the entry of pork products from countries affected by African Swine Fever (ASF).
THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) is planning to open more rice plantations in the island of Samar, citing that the area is less stricken by typhoons, and has enough land area to help compensate losses experienced in the northern and central parts of Luzon.
THE Department of Agriculture has just green-lighted the importation of 750,000 metric tons (MT) of rice, following the devastation recent Typhoon Ompong dealt to rice crops in Northern Luzon last week.
THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said that there were no traces of formalin in the round scad samples collected in three wet markets last Wednesday.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it will suspend special safeguards (SSG) on onion imports to stabilize prices.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it will review its spending priorities for 2019 after the Department of Budget and Management approved a P49.8-billion budget for the DA, significantly lower than the P60 billion approved for this year.
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...
THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) turned over Monday, April 23, P4 million worth of checks and two hauling trucks to the local fisheries and...
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