Industry News

Firm sets up school farm program to help farmers

Saturday, 13 February 2021 00:00

MANILA, Philippines — A Pangasinan-based agricultural firm has launched a school farm initiative to help farmers hone their craft.

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DA-10, CMU push hybrid rice technology for higher yield

Saturday, 13 February 2021 00:00

MARAMAG, Bukidnon, Feb. 10 (PIA)—In line with the Hybridization Program which aims to increase farm efficiency and attain rice sufficiency, the Department of Agriculture–Regional Field Office 10 (DA-RFO)-10, together with Central Mindanao University (CMU), led the ceremonial planting for the Hybrid Rice Derby.

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Thousands apply for youth agribiz mentorship program

Thursday, 11 February 2021 00:00

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 11 -- A few hours after the announcement was posted on social media, on February 9, 2021, calling for applicants under the Mentoring and Attracting Youth in Agribusiness (MAYA) program of the Department of Agriculture (DA), the online system was deluged with interested individuals, exceeding by four-fold the required number of interns.

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DOST to develop guidelines on Plant Breeding Innovations

Wednesday, 10 February 2021 00:00

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is seeking to craft “facilitative guidelines” that would cover all activities involving new Breeding Techniques (NBTs) in an effort to caution the impact of climate change on country’s agriculture sector, especially the plant breeders.

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