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The Department of Agriculture is urging state-run National Food Authority to increase its buying price of paddy rice to P20 per kilogram to beef up buffer stock.

The Department of Agriculture is planning to change the process of procuring hybrid-rice seed varieties to allow local farmers to have freer options in choosing what to plant that would produce the best yield.

Incoming central bank governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. is urging  banks and financial institutions to harness opportunities in agrifinance to help drive financial inclusion.

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For young entrepreneurs Rex Alfred Layos and Angeli Marie Ortega, time is literally gold.

The Duterte administration’s goal of hitting 100 percent rice self-sufficiency level in two years, to push the Philippines to reclaim its status as rice exporter, is now a step closer to attainment.

East-West Seed Foundation, together with the Villar Sipag Foundation  and the provincial government of Bulacan, will teach improved vegetable gardening techniques to 200 drug surrenderers from the towns of San Jose Del Monte, Marilao, Norzagaray, and Angat in Bulacan from May to August 2017.

A mussel farmer from Tarangnan, Samar has realized the benefits of using longline method in mussel production.

Could farmers with cellular phones be key to improving the speed and reliability of crop production forecasts?

The Philippines remains a large importer of dairy products as domestic production can not meet the nation’s dairy requirement.

Pangasinan fourth district Rep. Christopher De Venecia is urging farmers in Dagupan to produce healthy food and earn extra income through organic farming.

SM Markets, in support of Go Negosyo’s initiative to help engage local farmers, becomes the first retailer to bring fresh local oyster mushrooms to the supermarket.

The country’s rice inventory declined by 20 percent to 2.7 million metric tons (MT) in April, according to latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

With the evolution of medical research through the years, curing health problems today is easier compared to the days of our ancestors.