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    DA, DTI, swine industry players discuss arrangement amid ASF concern

    “We have to arrive at a win-win arrangement,” Agriculture Secretary William Dar said before Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez and the members of the Philippine Association of Meat Processors, Inc. (PAMPI) and hog raisers’ groups, during a dialogue held on October 9, 2019 in Manila. Agriculture

    DA intensifies foreign relation with US

    Agriculture Secretary William Dar expressed his appreciation to the government of the United States (US) for allowing the shipment of young coconuts to the US, stressing that the Department of Agriculture (DA) is set on establishing more market opportunities for Filipino coconut farmers. Agriculture

    Agreement to address anti-competitiveness practices, signed

    Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) Chair Arsenio Balisacan signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Agriculture and PCC to protect local agriculture and food on October 1, 2019. Agriculture

    DA holds agri info caravan and forum in Guimaras

    Around 150 farmers, fishers and animal raisers from five municipalities in Guimaras province attended the Agricultural Information Caravan and Technology Forum organized by the Department of Agriculture (DA) Western Visayas on Sept. 27. Agriculture

    Agri chief turns over various DA projects, interventions to Ilonggo farmers

    Agriculture Secretary Dr. William “Manong Willie” Dar led the turn-over of farm machineries and DA interventions among Ilonggo farmers during the Farmer’s Forum held at Western Visayas Integrated Agricultural Research Center (WESVIARC), Jaro, Iloilo City on Sept. 24. Agriculture

    300 farmers graduate from DA’s school-on-air program on corn technologies

    A total of 300 farmers from Iloilo province graduated from the School-on-the Air (SOA) Program focused on corn production at Western Visayas Integrated Agricultural Research Center (WESVIARC) in Jaro, Iloilo City on Sept. 24. Agriculture

    Farmers urged to save seeds for production

    “Every time I eat in hotels and restaurants whenever there are fruits served I would ask them to get the seeds so I can bring it to the station for production”, said Felicitas M.Neturada chief of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Research Outreach Station (ROS) Iloilo during the farmers field day held in ROS Sta.Barbara,Iloilo,September 25,2019. Neturada urged the farmers to plant and produce more seeds. Agriculture

    Rays of hope after Yolanda’s Wrath

    November 8, 2013 was supposed to mark a significant milestone for the Department of Agriculture-Research Outreach Station (ROS) in Sigma, Capiz. A feeling of excitement filled the office as they prepare for the launching of the Biocontrol Laboratory Building, a facility that will greatly help the local farmers. Agriculture

    Rice processing centers cater to at least 18k farmers in Western Visayas

    The Rice Process Centers (RPCs), funded by the Department of Agriculture (DA) in 2012-2013, are benefitting more than 18,000 rice farmers across Western Visayas, said Engr. Israel Barros, RPC focal person. Agriculture

    Pres. Roxas farmers, fishers get updates on agri, credit services

    Farmers, fisherfolk, and animal raisers of Pres. Roxas, Capiz obtained information on how to avail themselves of the various interventions from the government to further their farm productivity and income during a caravan organized by the Department of Agriculture (DA) Western Visayas, Aug. 20. Agriculture