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Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has slammed local sugar planters, whom he called "spoiled brats", following a recent public rally accusing him of being an anti-farmer and of favoring beverage companies.

Philippine Coconut Authority administrator Avelino Andal is now under the scrutiny of the Office of the Cabinet Secretary, which has ordered a preventive suspension over corruption allegations.

A Philippine Citrus Development Center (PCDC) that aims to enhance citrus production in the country will be put up inside a state  university here.

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Climate change has evolved as an academic pursuit as top agricultural academic center SEARCA and 16 international agencies have created the course Master of Science in Food Security and Climate Change or MS FSCC.

Tabuk City, Kalinga (March 20, 2017) – Five cooperatives here will receive P14.8 million in financial assistance  for their coffee processing and marketing enterprise.

The Philippines’ strategic location and favorable soil and climatic conditions make the country suitable for planting cacao.

Farmers will now be spared from the tedious process of accomplishing payment slips for annual land amortization after the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) availed of a technology providing a wireless point of sale-type mobile automated collection system.

The successful  management and protection of Tañon Strait, the Philippines’ largest marine protected area, should be replicated in other fishing grounds nationwide,  marine conservation group Oceana Philippines said.

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has issued a temporary ban on the importation of domestic and wild birds and its products from Spain following the outbreak of a virus in the area.

State rice importer National Food Authority (NFA) is stepping up its palay-buying strategies to encourage more farmers to sell their produce as the harvest season begins.

The government is set to implement a food lane project that seeks to expedite the delivery of agri-fishery commodities to Metro Manila’s key cities.

Export earnings from abaca products went up 17 percent in the first 10 months of 2016 despite a slight decrease in volume demand from major markets, the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA) said yesterday.

The Sy family’s SM Markets has placed a new order of 100 metric tons of red and white onions from Nueva Ecija-based farmers in line with its commitment to help boost the local onion industry.