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ABOITIZ-unit Lima Water Corp. assured that there is enough water supply to meet the demands of 117 industrial manufacturing companies at the Lima Technology...
Listed agricultural firm AgriNurture, Inc. (ANI) has made adjustments to its articles of incorporation in relation to its authorized capital stock that will provide more trading opportunities for shareholders and investors.
THE Sumag River Diversion Project (SRDP) in Quezon Province, part of a broader scheme to bring water to Metro Manila, has resumed after being halted in 2016 by the provincial government.
ENVIRONMENT Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said his department has set a target of planting bamboo over 16,867 hectares in 2020 in order to augment the country’s forest cover.
THE newly signed Republic Act No. 11494 or the Bayanihan to Heal As One Law (Bayanihan II) features relief measures benefiting agrarian reform beneficiaries, including loan condonation, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said.
THE ‘unpredictable’ pattern of rice imports has depressed farmgate prices of palay, or unmilled rice, according to an organization of farmers.
PRODUCTION of palay, or unmilled rice, is estimated at 3.55 million metric tons (MMT) in the third quarter, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), representing a 0.2% upgrade from its previous forecast issued on July 1.
THE Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) said it has developed a mobile application that will help farmers determine the right amounts of nitrogen fertilizer to use for rice.
THE PHILIPPINES has banned pork imports from Germany after the European country reported its first case of the African Swine Fever (ASF).
GOVERNORS of the top rice and corn producing provinces were encouraged to purchase the staples directly from farmers in order to help prop up farmgate prices during the harvest, with the Department of Agriculture pointing to the availability of government credit for such purchases.
A WORLD BANK economist said the Philippines needs to move away from a policy of prioritizing specific crops while focusing on improving the resilience and sustainability of the agriculture sector.
THE average farmgate price of palay, or unmilled rice, rose 0.2% week on week to P18.39 per kilogram in the third week of August, with the price up 4.4% year on year, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
AGRICULTURAL TRADE, or imports and exports combined, fell 20% year on year by value to $4.07 billion in the second quarter, with both imports and exports posting declines, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
STATE-LED Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) has guaranteed local coconut and coffee farmers that lending programs are ready to help boost their production and incomes.
THE PHILIPPINES has partially lifted a ban on poultry imports from Brazil in the form of mechanically-deboned meat (MDM).
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.
THE WATER allocation for Metro Manila has been reduced to 46 cubic meters per second (cms) from 48 cms to address the declining water...
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.
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.
PRODUCTION of major vegetables in the second quarter was mixed with output gains posted by farmers of mung beans (monggo), tomato, bitter gourd (ampalaya), native onion, and sweet potato and declines recorded for potato, cabbage, eggplant, bermuda onion, and cassava, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
PRODUCTION of coconut, coffee, abaca, and rubber fell in the second quarter, while output of sugar, tobacco, and cacao rose, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) 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...
THE geotechnical survey to gather data for the design and construction of the P7.38 billion Panguil Bay Bridge in Northern Mindanao has been fast-tracked...
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 AVERAGE farmgate price of palay, or unmilled rice, fell 0.1% week-on-week to P18.35 per kilogram in the second week of August, with the price climbing 4.1% from a year earlier, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.