Posts Tagged DA

Shipments of live hogs, frozen pork from Visayas, Mindanao to ease prices in Luzon – DA

Robie de Guzman   •   October 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Wednesday said that shipments of live hogs and frozen pork meat will be increased starting this week in the hopes of...

DA urges LGUs, private sector anew to buy palay, corn directly from local farmers

Robie de Guzman   •   October 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Thursday renewed its appeal to local government units (LGU) and the private sector to buy palay and corn directly from farmers...

PH begins exporting okra to Japan as new normal starts

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 1, 2020

The Department of Agriculture (DA) led the initial shipment of two tons of okra or ladyfinger to Japan on Tuesday (September 29). Agriculture Secretary William Dar said around 300 farmers...

New ASF outbreaks reported in 6 Luzon provinces, DA says

Robie de Guzman   •   September 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – New outbreaks of the African Swine Fever (ASF) have been monitored in six provinces in Luzon, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Thursday. During a Laging Handa...

DA takes on challenge to achieve 2% growth in agriculture

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 6, 2020

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is taking on the challenge to exert all efforts to enable the country’s agriculture sector to grow by at least 2 percent (2%) per year....

DA to use satellite imaging on farms to improve crop insurance

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 9, 2020

The Department of Agriculture (DA) seeks to launch a program that would use satellite technology to improve crop insurance in the country. Based on a Memorandum of Agreement signed on...

PH has enough rice supply for entire year – DA

Robie de Guzman   •   May 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has reassured the public that the country’s rice supply remains sufficient for the entire year “with a comfortable level of inventory.” “Going...

DA eyes transporting pork products from Mindanao to stabilize supply, prices

Robie de Guzman   •   April 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is planning to transport surplus pork products in Mindanao to Visayas and Luzon to help stabilize the supply and prices...

South Korea donates rice for calamity-stricken families in Cagayan Valley, Mindanao — DA

Robie de Guzman   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Thousands of families heavily affected by natural calamities in Mindanao and Cagayan Valley in 2019 will benefit from the 950 metric tons (MT) of rice donation from...

DA estimates Typhoon Tisoy damage, losses

Maris Federez   •   December 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines— The Department of Agriculture on Monday (December 9) released the estimated damage and losses brought by Typhoon “Tisoy”. The department announced that Tisoy caused damage and losses to...

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