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DA expects rice prices to stabilize before end of October

Posted on: October 16th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is confident that the price of rice in the country will go down in the following weeks due to the arrival of...

Gov’t nets hoarders in Iligan City; seizes 40,000 bags of rice

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines – Authorities arrested on Wednesday (October 10) two rice hoarders in Iligan City allegedly hoarding 40,000 bags of rice. The suspected rice hoarders were identified as...

DA, NFA to shed P6B to buy palay from local farmers

Posted on: October 11th, 2018 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) in collaboration with the National Food Authority (NFA) is set to launch on Friday (October 12) a massive procurement of locally...

DA to release SRP for commercial rice before end of October

Posted on: October 8th, 2018 | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines – Consumers will soon have a guide on the proper pricing of commercial rice in local markets. According to Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol, the Department of...

DA kicks off food security summit

Posted on: October 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – Local executives from Northern and Central Luzon joined in the first food security summit on Wednesday (October 3). Department of Agriculture (DA) first convened the Luzon...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: DA’s Piñol relieves 2 NFA execs in Region 3

Posted on: September 24th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines –Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has relieved from their positions the Region 3 director of the National Food Authority (NFA) and the agency’s manager in Bulacan. This was...

Commercial rice prices seen to go down in November

Posted on: September 17th, 2018 | No Comments
  As harvest season begins, the price of palay is expected to go down from P25 per kilo to P18-P22 by November until next year according to Agriculture Secretary Manny...

Formalin-treated round scad, an invention by traders – Sec. Piñol

Posted on: September 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
    QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol explained why there is a need to import round scad or galunggong amid criticisms and rumors of formalin contamination. “Itong...

UNTV EXCLUSIVE: DA, NFA launch crackdown vs. rice hoarders; inspect warehouses in Bulacan

Posted on: September 1st, 2018 | No Comments
  BULACAN, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the National Food Authority (NFA) launched the first joint operation against rice hoarding by raiding a row of warehouses in...

UNTV EXCLUSIVE: Sec. Piñol announces P250,000 bounty vs. rice hoarders

Posted on: August 31st, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol announced a reward of P250,000 to anyone who could provide information about rice hoarding in the country. The reward, the Secretary said,...