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    Marcos to head DA ‘for now’

    President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said he will temporarily head the Department of Agriculture (DA), citing the need to urgently address the looming food crisis in the country. Agriculture

    P200-M smart greenhouse to boost production of high-value crops

    The Department of Agriculture in Western Visayas is a recipient of a P200-million smart greenhouse and capability-building project to encourage farmers, entrepreneurs, and investors to produce high-value vegetables. Agriculture

    40K farmers in WV to get P10K cash subsidy

    Around 40,000 rice farmers across Western Visayas will benefit from the Department of Agriculture (DA)’s Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RFFA) program this year. Agriculture

    Fuel subsidy for agri sector to start March 17

    Farmers and fishers in Leyte will be the pioneer recipients of the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) Fuel Subsidy Program. Agriculture

    LGUs urged to ban entry of poultry products to keep WV bird flu-free

    The Department of Agriculture (DA-6) has urged local government units (LGUs) in Western Visayas to strengthen their surveillance against avian influenza or bird flu. Agriculture

    DA-registered farmers, fisherfolk priorities in fuel subsidy

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) will prioritize farmers and fisherfolk under the Registered System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture (RSBSA) in distributing the P500-million fuel subsidy. Agriculture

    P94 million allotted to boost onion production

    The Department of Agriculture (DA), under its High-Value Crops Development Program, is allotting an additional P94.6 million this year to further prop up onion production. Agriculture

    Banate bullish on government’s agri programs

    The local government of Banate in the province of Iloilo is optimistic on the government’s agri initiatives that foster resilience and progressive agriculture communities. Agriculture

    Lacson-Sotto tandem vows to prioritize agri sector

    Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson and Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III will prioritize the agriculture sector if elected president and vice president, respectively. Agriculture

    Nearly P1 billion worth of rice crops damaged in Western Visayas

    Damage caused by Typhoon Odette to rice crops in Western Visayas has so far reached nearly P1 billion. Agriculture