Agri damage due to El Niño hits P5.7 billion — DA

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:13:49 +0000

Damage to agricultural products due to the threat of El Niño has reached P5.7 billion, an official from the Department of Agriculture disclosed on Sunday.

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DA strengthens watch vs threat of African Swine Fever

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2019 02:14:22 +0000

DA strengthens watch vs threat of African Swine Fever

The Department of Agriculture is strengthening its watch against the threat of African Swine Fever (ASF) entering the country.

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DA strengthens watch vs threat of African Swine Fever

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2019 02:14:22 +0000

DA strengthens watch vs threat of African Swine Fever

The Department of Agriculture is strengthening its watch against the threat of African Swine Fever (ASF) entering the country.

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Crop damage, losses due to El Nino soar to P5.05 billion

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:11:06 +0000

Crop damage, losses due to El Nino soar to P5.05 billion

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday reported that damage to rice and corn farms due to the El Niño phenomenon has reached P5.05 billion.

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Onion farmers’ plight shows impact of unbridled imports

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:36:53 +0000

Onion farmers’ plight shows impact of unbridled imports

BONGABON, NUEVA ECIJA — The plight of onion growers in this province could provide a peek at the impact of the push to liberalize agricultural imports on Filipino farmers. Take the case of onion farmer Camilo de Guzman. De Guzman, 45, deferred his harvest of onions for days, waiting for farm-gate prices to increase from […]

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Government steps up water saving projects as drought widens

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 23:25:12 +0000

Government steps up water saving projects as drought widens

The country will soon embark on a massive water conservation and watershed protection program, not just because of the drought but to build up its irrigation supply so “we can feed every Filipino” at all times, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said here on Friday.

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Duterte on land reform: Distribute gov’t lands to farmer-beneficiaries

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:10:32 +0000

Duterte on land reform: Distribute gov't lands to farmer-beneficiaries

SAGAY CITY, Negros Occidental—President Duterte has ordered the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to distribute government lands including those in the mountains to agrarian reform beneficiaries within the remaining three years of his term.

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Storm-hit Bicol farmers get P36M in rice, corn, vegetable seeds

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 04:44:25 +0000

Storm-hit Bicol farmers get P36M in rice, corn, vegetable seeds

About P36 million worth of hybrid palay, corn and assorted vegetable seeds were distributed to storm-hit farmers in Bicol.

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