First of 80 planned farm academies now open
The Department of Agriculture and American firm Corteva Agriscience inaugurated the first of 80 planned rice and corn educational farms to be put up in the Philippines.
Agriculture
Lactose-free health drink from rice
Isn’t it fascinating how rice – the most widely consumed staple food, when combined with soy, can turn into a nutrient-filled drink that is essential for the body?
Agriculture
Japan grants P11 million funding for strawberry commercialization
The Japanese government has provided P11 million in funds to help improve the commercialization of strawberries in the country.
Agriculture
A year into tariffication, farmers feel worse off
URDANETA, Pangasinan, Philippines –Sixty-five year old Pepito Parahas has been farming for 40 years and last year has been by far the most difficult with palay (unhusked rice) prices hitting record lows.
Agriculture
Former OFW plants success in mechanized farming
Melbert Gabriel Fadrigo sailed oceans and seas for seven years before deciding to retire and return to his family’s rice and corn farm in this town. With the help of Land Bank of the Philippines, Fadrigo availed of the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund for the acquisition of his brand new four-wheeled tractor with rotavator.
Agriculture
Government allots P1.3 billion to diversify crops
DA calls for more cold storage facilities
Bayer, XAG to help farmers use AI
Vegetable, root crops production grow in Q4
P3 billion funding for agricultural innovations set
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