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THE Department of Agriculture (DA) acknowledged the possibility of price manipulation in the market for fresh pork and threatened to prosecute farmers and dealers engaged in such activity.
MEAT IMPORTERS said the current ban imposed by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on Brazilian poultry products represents an additional burden during tough times for the industry and the economy overall.
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.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said additional food imports remain a “last resort,” to be tapped only if domestic sources are unable to meet demand during and beyond the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
METRO PACIFIC Investments Foundation (MPIF) said it entered into a partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Agrea Agricultural System International, Inc. on a food sustainability project.
RICE FARMERS are being encouraged to try growing other crops like corn, onion, and garlic to raise their incomes, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
THE GOVERNMENT will explore improving farm productivity by adopting data-driven methods to ensure farmers become prosperous and to upgrade farm logistics, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
THREE CARGO FIRMS have agreed to transport by air various high-value crops from Mindanao to Luzon and the Visayas, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
MORE THAN P100 billion in assistance and savings has been given to rice farmers and consumers, according to Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar. In a...
QUICK-TO-HARVEST crops that can generate income in as little as one month will be a focus of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to ensure the stability of the food supply, Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar said.
THE rice supply was deemed sufficient for the rest of the year despite the return of Metro Manila and nearby provinces to a stricter form of lockdown, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
PAMPANGA STATE Agricultural University (PSAU) will conduct a study of diseases affecting livestock and fisheries to aid the development of potential vaccines, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
RICE TARIFFS exceeding the P10-billion funding minimum for rice competitiveness will finance a crop diversification program and expanded crop insurance, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
FARMERS received P150 million worth of assistance to help control infestation by the fall armyworm, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
NINE additional merchants joined the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) online selling platform, which the department touted as a milestone in modernizing the supply chain...
FRESH claims of overpriced fertilizer procured for distribution to farmers have no basis because the bid process for the second round of acquisitions is ongoing, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
THE suggested retail price (SRP) for pork sold in Metro Manila was raised to P230-P250 per kilogram, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) said its centralized bidding system for fertilizer procurement helped bring retail prices for urea fertilizer below P1,000 per 50-kilogram bag.
THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) said that it has released P1.9 billion from its quick response fund (QRF) to help farmers and fisherfolk affected...
DOMESTIC chicken production is currently sufficient to meet demand, after a sharp drop in May poultry imports due to trade disruptions caused by the pandemic, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it will structure its incentive and assistance programs to favor farms that consolidate in order to increase the harvest and lower costs.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it requested a $200-million loan from the World Bank which will support the modernization of the fisheries industry.
On Friday, the Department of Agriculture (DA) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with seven companies which will join as sellers under the e-Kadiwa ni Ani At Kita marketing program.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) projected that there will be a shortage of pork in the country by the end of year.
AGRICULTURE Secretary William D. Dar said qualified farmers and fishers will also receive social amelioration from the government amid the extension of the enhanced community quarantine.
SeedWorks PH extends full support to Department of Agriculture’s “Plant, Plant, Plant” program, as well as GMA Kapuso Foundation’s COVID-19 relief efforts.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it has approved P246.3 million worth of loans under its expanded Survival and Recovery Assistance Program (SURE Aid) to help the farming sector recover from the effects of the pandemic and the resulting quarantine
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) is seeking the use of indigenous peoples’ (IP) ancestral land for food production to shore up food security during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA), through its Agriculture Credit Policy Council (ACPC), has approved an initial P1 billion for loans to help the sector amid threats to food security caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
THE Department of Agriculture said Metro Manila’s population of around 14 million need not maintain more than their usual supplies of food as major commodities like rice are readily available.
THE DAVAO Hog Farmers Association of Davao, Inc. (HOGFADI) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) have called on local governments in Mindanao to avoid blanket bans on the entry of hogs and pork products amid confirmed cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) in parts of the Davao Region.
The Department of Agriculture has confirmed this month that thousands of local livestock have been affected by ASF. While ASF only impacts pigs and not humans (therefore not a public health threat), the local pork industry is definitely straining against the spread of this new disease.
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