Industry News

Emergency UN meeting in Harare over armyworm outbreak

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

The armyworm has already caused damage to staple crops in Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Ghana, with reports also suggesting Malawi, Mozambique and Namibia are affected.

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Department of Agriculture to develop cassava industry in Tawi-Tawi

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to allocate P10 million to develop the cassava industry in Tawi-Tawi, DA Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced following his interaction with the farmers during his visit at the public market of Bongao, this province.

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Iloilo province gears for massive cocoa and coffee planting

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 00:00

ILOILO CITY — The Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) of Iloilo is now preparing for massive planting of cocoa and coffee in the province.

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Bicolano farmers rated ‘best’ in extreme climate adaptation

Sunday, 12 February 2017 00:00

PILI, Camarines Sur: Bicolano farmers have developed “climate-smart” farming practices to attain food sufficiency even with year-round natural calamities, Department of Agriculture Regional (DA) Director Elene delos Santos in Bicol told The Manila Times recently.

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