Posts Tagged Department of Agriculture

Phl hog industry needs P27-B to recover from impact of ASF — DA

Marje Pelayo   •   May 12, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking for fund sources to address the impact of African Swine Fever (ASF) on the country’s hog industry. Specifically, the...

Agriculture groups to boycott DA’s food security summit

Marje Pelayo   •   May 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines —  A number of agricultural groups are planning to boycott the upcoming food security summit to be conducted by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on May 18 and...

DA to release SRP on pork next week

Marje Pelayo   •   May 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to release a new suggested retail price (SRP) on pork next week alongside the implementation of increased tariff. “We will...

DA creates team for ivermectin trials vs. ASF

Marje Pelayo   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has created a research team to study the efficacy of ivermectin and other products against African swine fever (ASF). The Special Order...

DA continues to boost urban agriculture program amid pandemic

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 3, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Agriculture (DA) continues to strengthen its urban agriculture program to address the food needs in the urban areas amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The...

Number of barangays with ASF drops to 43

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—  The number of barangays affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF) since August 2019 has dropped significantly. From over 2,500 barangays, only 43 have active cases of ASF...

DA urged to prioritize eradication of ASF, extension of aid to hog farmers

Robie de Guzman   •   April 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Joel Villanueva on Monday called on the Department of Agriculture (DA) to “do everything in its power” to resolve the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak, and...

Meat dealers want ‘nationwide price ceiling’ on pork

Marje Pelayo   •   April 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Meat dealers are urging the government to re-impose a price ceiling on pork, this time one that will cover the entire country, not just the National Capital...

DA doubles indemnity for each hog culled due to ASF

Robie de Guzman   •   April 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is increasing the indemnity for each hog culled due to the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak. In a statement, Agriculture Secretary William...

DA to roll out P600M swine repopulation program in ASF affected areas

Robie de Guzman   •   March 31, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to implement its P600-million swine repopulation program following the decline in the incidence of African Swine Fever (ASF). In a...

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