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Bulacan, dubbed as the gateway to the northern Philippines, must expand further in agriculture and aquaculture to continue driving the province’s growth potential, tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan said.

The Philippines has asked Korea for improved market access of various products including tropical fruits following a meeting between the countries’ trade ministers yesterday.

The country’s major vegetable and root crops posted improved production for the second quarter of the year as favorable climatic condition for farming continued.

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 The head of Samahan ng Industriyang Agrikultura (Sinag) said poultry raisers whose produce were affected by avian influenza are now recovering from the setback that hit them last month.

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is pushing for a standardized mechanization program that would reduce post-harvest losses in the farm sector to help the country achieve 100 percent rice self-sufficiency.

The Department of Agriculture has pilot tested its corporate rice farming project (CRFP) with conglomerate Ayala Corp.

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allocated a P30 million loan fund for two towns in Iloilo to help improve the country’s lending for the agriculture sector.

The Philippines will host for the second time the ASEAN Mangrove Congress, which is aimed at strengthening the region’s technical and institutional capacities toward sustainable mangrove management amid threats of climate change.

Production of the country’s major fruit crops continued to improve in the second quarter, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.

Long before plant hybridization and other advanced breeding techniques were developed, early corn farmers have been practicing selective breeding.

After jumping out of the four walls of her university, 20-year-old Kristina Crespo decided to follow her ultimate dream of putting up her own business and maximizing the meat-free diet that she is enjoying.

Eggplantis one of the most important vegetable crops in the Philippines. In fact, its value is one of the highest among vegetables at P1.9 billion, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority.

Feed manufacturing firm Sunjin Philippines, VAL-CO and Belmont Agricorp. will showcase their top-of-the-line innovations in Agrilink, Foodlink and Aqualink, the country’s biggest trade exhibition on agriculture, food and aquaculture, to be held from Oct. 5 to 7 at the World Trade Center.