Industry News

PH welcomes Iran apples

Sunday, 15 January 2017 00:00

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 15 - Filipinos may soon have a taste of Iranian apples, as the government of Iran is keen on bringing its produce to Philippine markets. Iranian Ambassador to the Philippines Mohammad Tanhaei met today/Jan. 13 with Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol to discuss the request of the Iranian government.

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Wiping out of sweetpotatoes in Kibungan

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

BENGUET State University-Institute of Social Research and Development together with Northern Phil Rootcrops Research and training Center (NPRCRTC) and the College of Home Economics and Technology (CHET) documented the infestation of fusarium wilt on sweet potatoes and correspondingly delivered extension services to these communities.

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A new age of agriculture beckons

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:00

The Department of Agriculture has been put on center stage as the Duterte administration’s economic team looks to the farm sector as crucial in keeping favorable macroeconomic scenarios, such as a slow rate of price increases.

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Cold season woes: Frost damages Benguet vegetables

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:00

Stephen Langpawen from Barangay Balili in Mankayan municipality, Benguet has been planting vegetables since he was young. He is among those whose crops are affected by frost, referred locally as andap, brought about by the cold season.

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