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DA distributes white corn seeds as prelude for farm consolidation and clustering in Isabela

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 00:00

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan – The Department of Agriculture- Regional Field Office 2 (DA-RFO2) has distributed white corn seeds as prelude for the establishmentof farm consolidation and clustering in Isabela province.

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Iloilo launches internet tool for agri business

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 00:00

THE Iloilo Provincial Government has launched an internet tool to provide farmers and fisherfolk wider access to the market.

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DA partners with Maersk and MCC Transport Philippines to bring Davao fruits to Manila

Monday, 28 September 2020 00:00

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 28 -- September is considered the fruit season in Mindanao. Durian, Marang, Mangosteen and Lanzones are abundant in various regions in Mindanao, including Davao. To make these fruits accessible to consumers in Metro Manila, the Department of Agriculture - Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service partnered with Maersk and MCC Transport Philippines to bring tons of fruits to the National Capital Region (NCR).

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DAR distributes CLOAs to Nueva Ecija farmer-beneficiaries

Sunday, 27 September 2020 00:00

A total of 364 certificates of land ownership award (CLOAs) covering almost 193 hectares of agricultural lands have been distributed to the agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Nueva Ecija.

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DA to fund P100 million in UPLB agricultural research

Thursday, 24 September 2020 00:00

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it has set aside P100 million to fund agricultural research at the University of the Philippines-Los Baños (UPLB).

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Century Pacific signs tie-up for coconut replanting initiative

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 00:00

MANILA – Century Pacific Food Inc. (CNPF), through its coconut manufacturing arm Century Pacific Agricultural Ventures Inc. (CPAVI), has signed a partnership with Friends of Hope to donate quality seedlings to smallholder coconut farmers, enabling the planting of coconut trees and the replacement of non-fruit-bearing senile ones in South Central Mindanao.

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PHilMech steps up online training amid ‘new normal'

Monday, 21 September 2020 00:00

QUEZON CITY, Sept. 21 -- The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) trained 1, 387 machine operators from 694 Farmers’ Cooperatives and Associations (FCAs) nationwide amidst the pandemic by stepping up the adoption of online trainings and webinars to accelerate the implementation of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Program-Mechanization Program (RCEF-MP).

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Upland crops get boost with Magalang research, development center

Saturday, 19 September 2020 00:00

MAGALANG -- Research and development for upland crops have now received a major boost as Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the groundbreaking of the Central Luzon Integrated Agricultural Research Center (CLIARC) Multi-Purpose Research and Development Center in Magalang town.

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RCEF mechanization reaches CARAGA Region

Thursday, 17 September 2020 00:00

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 17 -- The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Mechanization Program, through the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech), turns over 113 units of agricultural machines to qualified farmers’ cooperatives and associations (FCAs) in Caraga region.

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GenSan steps up measures to prevent locust infestation

Thursday, 17 September 2020 00:00

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The city government has launched containment measures to prevent the possible occurrence of another locust infestation in the area.

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