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27 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine's Agriculture Sector Grew by 2.34% in 2011
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine agriculture industry grew by 2.34 per cent in 2011, bannered by the crops, livestock and poultry subsectors, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Wednesday....
20 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Philippines Sagay To Go For Sorghum
PHILIPPINES - A memorandum of agreement for the establishment of commercial sweet sorghum plantations in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, was signed on the second day of the Philippine International...
17 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Philippines Bright Prospects for Philippines Ethanol Industry
PHILIPPINES - The country is optimistic on the prospects of the ethanol industry for the national economy, with the looming increase in the mandated ethanol blend from 5 per cent to 10 per cent...
10 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine Government to Distribute Hybrid Rice
PHILIPPINES - The government is looking to jumpstart its national rice-hybridisation programme by distributing hybrid-rice seeds during wet season cropping for palay which starts in May, a senior...
03 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Philippines Rice Sufficiency & Aquaculture Revival In 2012
PHILIPPINES - Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Mara�on Jr. said Capitol is eyeing to make the province self-sufficient in rice this year and also plans to revive the aquaculture industry....
04 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Farmer Leader Calls for Comprehensive Agricultural Plan
PHILIPPINES - A farmer leader in the Philippines has urged the local government to formulate a comprehensive agricultural plan to ensure food security for residents of the city. ...
19 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Despite Weather, Philippines Hopes to Hit Rice Sufficiency Target
PHILIPPINES - Despite doubts by some lawmakers, the Philippine Department of Agriculture is optimistic that rice self-sufficiency will be attained by 2013 despite massive weather issues. ...
18 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines to Stock More Rice Grains for Two Years
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said the Department of Agriculture (DA) plans to store more rice grains in effort to become self-sufficient by 2013....
06 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines PAO Intensifies Support to Farmers
PHILIPPINES - The Agusan del Sur Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) intensifies its support to farmers by launching projects grams on organic farming, integrated pest management and small...
04 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Iloilo Sees Higher Rice Production
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) is optimistic that the province of Iloilo can regain its title as the country's top rice producer....
29 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Typhoon Nesat Causes $22.5M in Crop Damage
PHILIPPINES - Typhoo Nesat exited the Philippines Wednesday, leaving 31 people dead, over 60,000 families displaced and damaging nearly $22.8 million worth of infrastructure and crops, reports...
Crop Industry News from Philippines Davao Norte farmers Profit from Growing Cassava
PHILIPPINES - In Kapalong, Davao del Norte farmers here are gaining from cassava both as an alternative staple and viable source of income. ...
28 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Molasses Can Help Philippines' Ethanol Producers
PHILIPPINES - The use of molasses instead of sugar cane as feedstock for ethanol production could offer hope to ethanol producers in the Philippines as they struggle to cut production costs in...
23 September 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Media Coverage Gives Biotech Boost in Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Favourable media coverage may have influenced public acceptance of biotechnology in the Philippines, according to researchers....
17 August 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Agricultural Output Up Five Per Cent
PHILIPPINES - Agricultural output increased by 5.5 per cent, mainly due to increases in rice, corn and sugarcane production. Poultry meat and egg production was up more than three per cent, pig...
08 July 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Government Plan for Self-Sufficiency Falters
PHILIPPINES - Production across the livestock sector is expected to increase over the long term, according to a new market report....
06 July 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Is the World Running Out of Food?
PHILIPPINES — The latest reports on world food supplies suggest that consumption is already higher than production in 30 countries. ...
17 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Rice Key to Philippine's Self-sufficiency Program
PHILIPPINES -- The report by the Department of Agriculture on May 10 that the country's rice production grew by 4. ...
13 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Has Unprecendented Paddy Rice Harvest
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines, currently the world's largest rice-importing nation, has reported what it called an "unprecedented" harvest of palay, or paddy rice, in the first quarter of this...
15 April 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Warned of Shrinking Rice Supply
PHILIPPINES - Rising costs of basic commodities and services in the Philippines and a shrinking rice supply have become a national security concern, according to a report by the National Intelligence...
15 February 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Syngenta Opens Corn Seed Facility in Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Syngenta Philippines has unveiled a corn seed processing plant in Binalonan, Pangasinan which will have a capacity of 2,000 metric tons of seeds annually, reports SeedToday. ...
13 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Philippines Leyte Agri Closes Ethanol Plant
PHILIPPINES - Leyte Agri Corp is to temporarily stop production of bioethanol. ...
17 November 2010
Crop Industry News from Philippines Agri Growth Dips in January to September 2010
PHILIPPINES - Despite the Department of Agriculture’s interventions to minimize the effects of El Nino from January to September 2010, the country’s agriculture sector slowed down by 2.62...
20 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Philippines Typhoon 'Severely Affects' Crops
PHILIPPINES – Rice crops in the Philippines are expected to be "severely affected" by Typhoon Juan....
12 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Philippines 'Miracle Rice' Yields Drop 15 per cent
PHILLIPINES – A study has found that a variety of 'miracle rice', which was introduced in the 1960s, has seen a 15 per cent reduction in yields as a result of environmental changes....
22 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Philippines Farm Output 'Likely To Remain Flat'
PHILIPPINES – Following a slow recovery during 2010, from the negative output posted last year amid the effects of tropical storms Ondoy and Pepeng, the Philippines' farming sector may see...
20 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Philippines Bohol Aims For 120% Rice Sufficiency By 2013
PHILIPPINES –The Philippines province of Bohol is reportedly aiming to increase its rice yields to reach a goal of 120 per cent rice sufficiency by the year 2013, commodities officials have...
03 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Philippines Rice Farmers 'Get Tech Savvy'
PHILIPPINES – Mobile phones could soon replace the traditional straw hat as rice farmers' must-have accessory in the Philippines, it has been reported....
31 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Philippines Govt Aims To Plug Rice Production Shortfall
PHILIPPINES – Authorities in the Philippines are expected to produce at least 500,000 tonnes of additional rice to narrow the country's production shortfall, by implementing a new rice recovery...
19 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Philippines Farmers Welcome Halt to Land Conversion
PHILIPPINES – Organic farmers in the Mindanao region of the Philippines have welcomed the Department of Agriculture's (DA) order to stop conversion of rice lands into banana plantations....
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