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    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

    Western Visayas ships 1,600 pigs to Metro Manila

    A total of 1,600 pigs were shipped from Western Visayas to Metro Manila to help revive the country’s’ hog industry that has been affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak. Agriculture

    Iloilo bans livestock transport carriers from ASF-affected areas

    Livestock transport carriers and hog vans from Luzon, Mindanao, and other areas affected by the African swine fever (ASF) are not allowed to enter Iloilo province if they could not present a disinfection certificate from the point of origin or port of exit. Agriculture

    WV hog industry stands to lose P20B if ASF spreads in region

    Western Visayas stands to lose billions of pesos in the hog industry if the African swine fever (ASF), a highly contagious viral disease that affects pigs, enters the region. Agriculture

    DA lines up key strategies to steer agri-fishery growth and transformation in 2021

    Twelve key strategies will guide the Department of Agriculture (DA) in pursuing major programs and activities for the current year, and pave the way to attain a modest agriculture sector growth of 2.5 percent. Agriculture

    DA eyes bigger rice production in 2021

    The Department of Agriculture (DA) aims to further improve the country’s rice productivity and adequacy levels this year, boosted by the combined outcomes of government interventions and continued strong partnerships with farmers’ groups, rice industry stakeholders, and local government units (LGUs). Agriculture

    10 'smart greenhouses' to be put up in Iloilo City

    Ten smart greenhouses will be put up at the DA’s Integrated Agricultural Research Center in Jaro district, Iloilo City for the production of cherry tomatoes and mushrooms. Agriculture