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Posts Tagged ‘Department of Agriculture’

Agri-business exposition seen to boost farmers’ income

Posted on: October 4th, 2018 | No Comments
More than 50 micro-agripreneurs and farmers are expected to convene at the upcoming Agribusiness Support for Promotion and Investment in Regional Exposition (ASPIRE) in Butuan City on October 12-14 The...

TienDA Malasakit outlet offering low-cost produce, opens in QC

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 | No Comments
After a successful launch in San Andres, Manila last week, the Department of Agriculture (DA) opened on Friday another outlet of its Tienda Malasakit Store in Quezon City. Located at...

DA grants P30-M agri aid to over 500 Bukidnon farmers

Posted on: September 14th, 2018 | No Comments
Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol led the granting of farming equipment and financial aid to over 500 farmers in Talakag, Bukidnon, Friday, September 14. The Department of Agriculture provided the farmers’...

Gov’t loses P2B/year to rice smuggling in Zambasulta

Posted on: August 30th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) estimates that about 200,000 metric tons or 4 million sacks of rice from Vietnam and Thailand are being shipped by...

Rice trading center seen to solve rice smuggling in ZamBaSulTa

Posted on: August 29th, 2018 | No Comments
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the National Food Authority (NFA) are currently studying the establishment of a rice trading center in ZamBaSulTa — Zamboanga City, Basilan, Sulu,...

DA-BFAR clears issue of formalin-treated galunggong

Posted on: August 24th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) released on Friday (August 24) its official statement on the issue of formalin-treated galunggong...

Obando fishkill damages P29 million worth of milkfish stocks

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  OBANDO, Bulacan – The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region III reported the actual damage of the fish kill that hit...

DA, BOC on ‘high alert’ against smuggling of agricultural products

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has collaborated with the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in intensifying campaign against smuggling of agricultural products following the interception of imported...

DA, DTI inspects NFA rice service outlets, studies SRPs on rice

Posted on: April 18th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol and Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Wednesday inspected accredited service outlets of the National Food Authority’s “Tulong sa Bayan Bigas” where low-priced well-milled...

NFA to return under DA supervision

Posted on: April 17th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the return of the National Food Authority under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture. Grains Retailers’ Confederation of the Philippines national...