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.
The federation’s reaction came after Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III announced that the government has extended P23.2 billion in subsidies to PCIC over the last 20 years.
It was reported that “lower-priced but obviously chemically-treated Chinese carrots have flooded the market which alarmed local vegetable farmers.
The Department of Agriculture in Northern Mindanao (DA-10) belied the false information of alleged smuggling of cabbage from China reportedly transported to this city and distributed to markets in Metro Manila.
Members of the United Pantaron Banana Workers Union (UPBWU) in Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte filed a petition seeking for a P100 wage increase for non-agricultural and agricultural workers in the region.
Local hog raisers call on the national government to tighten measures to bar the entry of imported meat products that are contaminated with African swine flu.