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    Agri chief wants farmers’ groups to directly import, sell fertilizers

    In a bid to help stem the skyrocketing prices of fertilizers due to tight global supply, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is encouraging farmers’ cooperatives and associations (FCAs) to import fertilizers directly from international producers and suppliers to reduce the farm input’s local cost, as well as provide them additional revenue from said agribusiness enterprise. Agriculture

    125 Iloilo schools implement vegetable gardening project

    A total of 125 schools in Iloilo province are recipients of the Gulayan sa Paaralan project of the Department of Agriculture (DA) regional field office in Western Visayas in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Iloilo this year. Agriculture

    Late Chinese scientist paves way for PH hybrid-rice production

    Former and current leaders of the Philippine government paid tribute to the contribution of Chinese scientist and professor Yuan Longping to Filipino farmers who benefited largely from his hybrid rice varieties. Agriculture

    Agri inputs, expanded areas hike WVs' Q1 palay output

    More agricultural inputs, as well as expanded rice areas, led to a 4.23 percent increase in palay (unhusked rice) production in Western Visayas in the first quarter of 2021, figures from the Department of Agriculture (DA-6) showed. Agriculture

    Western Visayas records growth in agri-fishery, forestry in 2020

    The agriculture, forestry, and fishing (AFF) sectors of Western Visayas posted a positive growth of 6.2 percent last year from its .5 percent performance in 2019, sharing 19.9 percent to the region’s economy. Agriculture

    Tubungan town advocates organic farming

    The municipality of Tubungan, Iloilo has strengthened its initiatives to promote organic agriculture among farmers. Agriculture

    WV remains a major palay-producing region

    Western Visayas has remained as one of the major palay-producing regions in the country. Agriculture

    P5M worth of projects turned over to Iloilo farmers

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Western Visayas has turned over various support projects amounting to P5,080,000.00 to a farmers’ group in Iloilo province. Agriculture

    14 Iloilo City villages get native chicken stocks from DA

    Fourteen barangays in Iloilo City benefitted from production inputs and technical assistance of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Western Visayas. Agriculture

    ‘Multiplier farm’ to boost native pig, goat breeder stocks

    The Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT-U) will establish a multiplier farm for native pigs and goats on its campus in Leon town this year. Agriculture