In a resolution passed Tuesday, owners of food establishments are encouraged to include brown rice in their menu in line with the agriculture department’s #BROWN4good challenge.
An environmental group has urged residents here to oppose the High Tribunal’s ruling that struck down a local ordinance banning the agricultural practice of aerial spraying.
Following the decision of the Supreme Court declaring Davao City’s aerial spray ban as unconstitutional, a councilor suggested to regulate than prohibit it.
Around 600 fishermen here received motorized boats and other farm and fishing equipment amounting to over P21 million from the Department of Agriculture Wednesday, August 17.
A group of farmers and scientists challenged the Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol to support the farmers call on developing sustainable and safe agriculture.
Incoming Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol demanded the local government to guarantee sufficiency of rice supply to ensure food production, and welfare of local farmers and other producers.
Following the onslaught of El Niño, farmers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao unite to combat La Niña.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is now finalizing the damage report caused by the El Niño phenomenon on the crops and farms of farmers in Region 11.
Peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) is now reminding president-elect Rodrigo Duterte of his promise to push for land reform.
The Bureau of Soils Water Management has started cloud seeding operations in the region, an official of the Department of Agriculture 11 said.