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10 April 2015
Crop Industry News from Philippines Phillipines Explores Cambodia Collaboration on Rice
PHILLIPINES - The Phillipines is hoping to work with Cambodia to exchange knowledge and experience in the rice sector, helping to improve food security....
13 February 2015
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Corn Farmers to Make Own Fertilizer
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines agricultural department has introduced new technologies to Aurora corn farmers....
10 February 2015
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine Agriculture to Continue Growth in 2015
PHILIPPINES - Philippine agriculture is well-positioned to sustain its growth momentum this year, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said. And to help fuel this expansion, the DA chief said...
11 November 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines One Year On Typhoon Haiyan Affected Farmers Bouncing Back
PHILIPPINES - One year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated coastal and farmland areas in the central Philippines, farmers and fishers are well on the road to recovery and building more resilient...
25 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Close to Extension of Rice Import Barriers until 2017
PHILIPPINES - With all countries interested in accessing the local rice market having assented, the Philippines has practically secured an extension of rice import barriers until 2017, said Agriculture...
16 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines MY 2012/13 Soybean Meal Imports Declined Slightly
PHILIPPINES - Philippine soybean production is insignificant and the minimal imports are purchased by one crusher....
02 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Invests P81.2M into Agriculture Projects
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture has opened four big-ticket agricultural infrastructure projects worth P81.2 million in Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur, recently, including what...
29 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Agriculture Sees Growth Despite Typhoon Yolanda
PHILIPPINES - Despite the devastation brought about by Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) during the latter part in 2013, Philippine agriculture still managed to grow by 0.67 per cent...
19 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine Agri-fishery Performance up in Terms of Value
PHILIPPINES - Philippine agriculture grossed P386.6 billion at current prices in the first quarter of the year- or up by 10.75 per cent -- from the same period last year, disproving forecast...
09 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine Rice Production at Record Levels Despite Typhoons
PHILIPPINES - Harvesting of the 2013/14, mostly irrigated, secondary season paddy crop, which accounts for about 45 percent of the annual production, was completed by mid-April....
28 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine Paddy Rice Production up from 2012
PHILIPPINES - There continues to be no commercial production of wheat or "small grains" (barley, oats, etc.) in the Philippines....
13 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Long-term Support for Farming, Fishing Communities in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has witnessed the positive results of FAO's Typhoon Haiyan response programme and committed FAO to supporting the recovery of fishing...
21 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Strong Typhoons Dampen Expectations for Philippines Rice Production
PHILIPPINES - On 8 November 2013, the Philippines was struck by Typhoon Haiyan of Category 5, affecting nine Regions across the central parts of the country and causing widespread devastation,...
28 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Philippines Agriculture Sector Grew in 2013 Despite Typhoons
PHILIPPINES - With poultry, palay, and a host of other key subsectors posting healthy growth rates, agriculture in the Philippines managed to expand by a respectable 1.15 per cent from January...
02 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Web Tool Helps Raise Rice Yield and Income
PHILIPPINES - Launched last week in the Philippines, Rice Crop Manager puts the power of technology into action to help farmers manage their rice crops better and earn more....
22 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Post-typhoon Rice Damage Assessed in Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) are assessing the extent of the damage wrought by Typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda)...
19 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Acts to Help Farmers, Fishermen after Typhoon
PHILIPPINES - Following the impact of the typhoon Haiyan, the Philippine Department of Agriculture has set up interventions intended to stabilise markets, provide seeds for early recovery of...
12 November 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Leaves Thousands Dead and Farming Operations Destroyed
PHILIPPINES - A super typhoon has wreaked havoc across many southern and central regions of the Philippines leaving around 12,000 people dead and thousands without access to food and clean...
29 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Expects Record Corn Harvest
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture is expecting another record harvest of corn this year, estimated at 8.2 million metric tons (MMT), in spite of the damaged wrought by recent typhoons....
18 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Indonesian Investors Mull Expansion of Oil Palm Plantation in Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Seven members of the Indonesian investment team from two Indonesian government owned and controlled companies named PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) and Pertamina paid a visit to...
17 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines NFA Starts Buying Palay for Main Cropping Season
PHILIPPINES - The National Food Authority (NFA) branch in western Pangasinan has started buying palay for the main crop harvest season this year....
14 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Government Honors Top Corn-producing Areas
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala will honor outstanding corn-producing provinces, municipalities and cities along with outstanding corn coordinators and agricultural extension...
11 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Ag Department Interventions to Develop High Value Crop Production
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture is currently gearing up for an intensive implementation of various interventions for high value crop development in Eastern Visayas....
10 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Farm Mechanisation Promoted to Increase Rice Production
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking to raise the mechanisation level of farms in the country to more than two horsepower per hectare (hp/ha) in the next three years to...
07 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Provincial Government Bolsters Corn Growers Grouping
PHILIPPINES - The provincial government recently convened various groups of corn growers and producers in Pampanga in a bid to boost the comprehensive and integrated delivery of farm assistance...
26 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Government Celebrates Rice Shipment to US
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) led a ceremonial send-off at the Manila International Container Terminal for 15 metric tons of organic heirloom rice from the Cordilleras, to...
Crop Industry News from Philippines More Rice Expected as Philippine Harvest Season Peaks
PHILIPPINES - The Antique Provincial Agriculture Office expects an increased rice sufficiency level as the harvest season peaks this month. ...
19 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Leaders in Rice Genetics to Meet in Manila
PHILIPPINES - This November, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) will host the 7th International Rice Genetics Symposium in Manila, Philippines....
14 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines NFA Assures Ample Rice Supply for Lean Months
PHILIPPINES - The National Food Authority (NFA) here assured the public that there is ample supply of commercial rice and affordable government rice in all public markets, while dispelling fears...
05 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Philippines Soccksargen Contributes to Premium Rice Export
PHILIPPINES - Since May this year, the Philippines, through the Department of Agriculture, has exported 106.55 metric tons of premium rice. ...
 
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