Industry News

Agriculture chief says 'Ompong' may damage 1.2M hectares of rice, corn fields

Friday, 14 September 2018 00:00

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 13) — The agriculture sector may suffer further from the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong.

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Bislig City to host 3rd Organic Asia Congress

Thursday, 13 September 2018 00:00

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Sept. 13 (PIA) – The city government of Bislig is all set to host the 3rd Organic Asia Congress (OAC) on September 18 to 21, 2018 to be held here.

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Ompong seen hiking farm-gate price of corn

Thursday, 13 September 2018 00:00

The farm-gate price of corn may go up further if Typhoon Ompong (international code name Mangkhut) would batter farms in Northern Luzon, according to the Philippine Maize Federation Inc. (PhilMaize).

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Philippines, Papua New Guinea begin farming cooperation

Thursday, 13 September 2018 00:00

MANILA, Philippines — Amid a rice shortage the country is facing, the Philippines sent 19 farm technicians to Papua New Guinea to train local farmers under a rice cooperation agreement between the two countries.

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