Motivated by the desire for a plentiful harvest of diverse crop varieties, the LFA launched a concerted effort to collect and document heirloom crops, especially grains still cultivated by the Tboli in upland farming communities around Lake Sebu.
The retail price of various types of well-milled rice at Bankerohan Public Market is currently pegged at Php 48 to Php 58 per kilo. Last week, the prices were between Php 44 to Php 50 per kilo.
The Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG), a network of farmer-scientists, has called on local governments to take the lead in preventing the commercial release of genetically modified crops Golden Rice and Bacillus thuringiensis eggplant, citing potential dangers.
Davao’s City Agriculturist Office (Cagro) has started a campaign to help local farmers prepare for the El Niño phenomenon that can cause a dry spell.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The Davao Region has exported the first batch of durian to China, a development that was…
On August 23, the bureau’s representatives, together with representatives from the army, police, and the Sugar Regulatory Administration conducted a surprise inspection of the Crystal Sugar Company Inc. warehouse in North Poblacion village, Maramag town.
A tomato farmer in Bukidnon was supposed to earn thousands of pesos from his produce but was forced to dump them after the price went down.
The provincial government of Camiguin has ordered depopulation in the villages affected by African swine fever (ASF) and the immediate areas within 500 meters of the positive zone.
A group of farmers advocates has criticized the recent move of the Department of Finance (DoF) restricting both the amount and sources of funding for the crop insurance coverage of coconut farmers.
A farmers’ group has criticized the decision of the Duterte government to cut down the tariffs on rice imports.