Farmers’ groups gather signatures vs Rice Tariffication Law | Philstar.com

Reference: San Juan, R. (2019, October 4). Farmers’ groups gather signatures vs Rice Tariffication Law. Philstar. Retrieved October 22, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/04/1957403/farmers-groups-gather-signatures-vs-rice-tariffication-law Farmers’ groups gather signatures vs Rice Tariffication Law Ratziel San Juan (Philstar.com) – October 4, 2019 – 2:51pm MANILA, Philippines — Agricultural organizations Bantay Bigas and the National Federation of Peasant Women (Amihan), … Continue reading

Pangilinan promotes urban farming | The Manila Times

Reference: Tamayo, B. E. (2019, October 14). Pangilinan promotes urban farming. The Manila Times. Retrieved October 16, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/10/14/news/national/pangilinan-promotes-urban-farming/631430/ Pangilinan promotes urban farming By BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO October 14, 2019 SEN. Francis Pangilinan has urged the public to grow food in idle or abandoned government-owned lots and buildings to reduce urban poverty and ensure … Continue reading

Funding for 3 departments may still increase | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2019, September 23). Funding for 3 departments may still increase. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/23/1954143/funding-3-departments-may-still-increase Funding for 3 departments may still increase Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – September 23, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The proposed appropriations for at least three departments under the P4.1-trillion national budget for next year … Continue reading

House eyes five realignments in P4.1-T proposed national budget » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Luci-Atienza, C. (2019, September 18). House eyes five realignments in P4.1-T proposed national budget. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved September 18, 2019 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/09/18/house-eyes-five-realignments-in-p4-1-t-proposed-national-budget/ House eyes five realignments in P4.1-T proposed national budget By Charizza Luci-Atienza, MB ON September 18, 2019 The House of Representatives is eyeing at least “five” realignments in the proposed P4.1 trillion … Continue reading

Meat vendors now required to display certifications on stalls | The Philippine Star

Reference: Simeon, L. M. (2019, August 24). Meat vendors now required to display certifications on stalls. Philstar.com. Retrieved August 24, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/08/24/1945936/meat-vendors-now-required-display-certifications-stalls Meat vendors now required to display certifications on stalls Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) – August 24, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is now requiring … Continue reading

CoA flags DA over P12-M deals | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: TDT. (2019, July 17). CoA flags DA over P12-M deals. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/17/coa-flags-da-over-p12-m-deals/ CoA flags DA over P12-M deals By TDT – July 17, 2019 12:05 AM The Commission on Audit (CoA) has flagged four offices within the Department of Agriculture (DA) for spending P11.579 … Continue reading

Budget OKd sans cash scheme | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. (2019, February 09). Budget OKd sans cash scheme. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved February 12, 2019 from http://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/02/09/budget-okd-sans-cash-scheme/ Budget OKd sans cash scheme By Mario J. Mallari – February 9, 2019 12:05 AM President Rodrigo Duterte finally received his P3.757 billion proposed 2019 national budget from Congress yesterday ending months … Continue reading

Party list backs Imee’s call: Stop overimportation | Manila Standard

Reference: Reque, R. (2019, January 27). Party list backs Imee’s call: Stop overimportation. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved January 28, 2019 from http://www.manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/286378/party-list-backs-imee-s-call-stop-overimportation.html Party list backs Imee’s call: Stop overimportation posted January 27, 2019 at 10:37 pm by Rey E. Requejo Stakeholders in the agriculture industry on Sunday criticized the Agriculture department for allegedly allowing the over-importation of … Continue reading

Bicam clash looms as Senate OKs budget bill | Inquirer News

Reference: Salaverria, L.B. (2019, January 22). Bicam clash looms as Senate OKs budget bill. Inquirer.net. Retrieved January 22, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1075755/bicam-clash-looms-as-senate-oks-budget-bill Bicam clash looms as Senate OKs budget bill By: Leila B. Salaverria – Reporter / @LeilasINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:33 AM January 22, 2019 The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading … Continue reading

DA scraps farmers’ subsidy for credit financing scheme | Inquirer News

Reference: Ocampo, K. (2018, September 11). DA scraps farmers’ subsidy for credit financing scheme. Inquirer.net. Retrieved September 11, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1030512/da-scraps-farmers-subsidy-for-credit-financing-scheme#ixzz5Qldm6ur3. DA scraps farmers’ subsidy for credit financing scheme By: Karl R. Ocampo – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:21 AM September 11, 2018 Sen. Cynthia Villar questioned the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) move to scrap its subsidy program … Continue reading

House panel sets probe of rice supply, prices | BusinessMirror

Reference: De la Cruz, J. (2018,August 27). House panel sets probe of rice supply, prices. BusinessMirror. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from https://businessmirror.com.ph/house-panel-sets-probe-of-rice-supply-prices/ House panel sets probe of rice supply, prices By Jovee Marie de la Cruz August 28, 2018 THE House Committee on Agriculture and Food will investigate the country’s rice problem amid mounting calls to … Continue reading

Rice with ‘bukbok’ safe to eat after fumigation? Solon finds NFA’s claim ‘irresponsible’ | Inquirer News

Reference: Roxas, P.A. (2018, August 27). Rice with ‘bukbok’ safe to eat after fumigation? Solon finds NFA’s claim ‘irresponsible’. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1025342/rice-with-bukbok-safe-to-eat-after-fumigation-solon-finds-nfas-claim-irresponsible Rice with ‘bukbok’ safe to eat after fumigation? Solon finds NFA’s claim ‘irresponsible’ By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas – Reporter / @PathRoxasINQ INQUIRER.net / 04:45 PM August 27, 2018 … Continue reading

House leader slams NFA response to ‘bukbok rice’ » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Quismorio, E. (2018, August 27). House leader slams NFA response to ‘bukbok rice’. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/27/house-leader-slams-nfa-response-to-bukbok-rice/ House leader slams NFA response to ‘bukbok rice’ Updated August 27, 2018, 3:38 PM By Ellson Quismorio The chairman of the House committee on agriculture and food on Monday slammed the National Food … Continue reading

Soaring rice prices hurt poor families | Inquirer News

Reference: Alipala, J. & Arguelles, M. (2018, August 27). Soaring rice prices hurt poor families. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 27, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1025198/soaring-rice-prices-hurt-poor-families Soaring rice prices hurt poor families By: Julie Alipala, Mar S. Arguelles – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:29 AM August 27, 2018 The chair of the Senate committee on agriculture has joined … Continue reading

PH to import 17K MT of galunggong | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: [Malaya Business Insight]. (2018, August 16). . Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 17, 2018 from http://malaya.bayaninetwork.com/business-news/business/ph-import-17k-mt-galunggong PH to import 17K MT of galunggong August 16, 2018 Emmanuel Piñol, secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA), has signed the certificate of necessity that would authorize the importation of up 17,000 metric tons of roundscad (galunggong) … Continue reading

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