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    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

    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

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