Industry News

S. Korea retains rules on PHL banana exports

Sunday, 04 December 2016 00:00

FILIPINO banana growers and exporters can now heave a sigh of relief after South Korea has decided not to push through with its plan of imposing stringent residue limits on some pesticides used in growing bananas.

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Recycling residual waste rehabilitates lahar-ravaged farmlands

Saturday, 03 December 2016 00:00

PORAC -- Recycling residual organic waste has never been this exciting for this town’s local agriculture industry.

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Using the iDAIT (sewing) strategy

Thursday, 01 December 2016 00:00

Ilocos Sur has vast potential to become an agro-industrial powerhouse while maintaining its competitive edge in “Histourism” with its heritage sites. It also has the Vigan Airport and Salomague seaport, and an impressive road network that bodes well for establishment of agro-processing centers, and the trade and export of farm products, both raw and processed.

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DA takes steps to boost local onion sector

Thursday, 01 December 2016 00:00

The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Thursday it is rolling out a series of measures to strengthen the local onion industry and help farmers improve their competitiveness.

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